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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Cannabis Business License Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding license review process public health and safety edible products Bond and Insurance Information Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market infusion quality control workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Temporary License Application Information extraction 2018 updates ownership premises is not within a Government The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) commercial cannabis products testing lab unique ID/batch number Labor peace agreement supply chain 2018 revisions hydrocarbon-based solvents CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL protocol transportation of cannabis goods at least 99% purity onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Premises Information commercial cannabis activity an officer or director of a cannabis business 2018 issues Physical address medicinal and adult-use markets THC levels secondary packaging Manufacturing (non-volatile) no infusion of alcohol Personnel Requirements medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Proposed Section 40133 surety bond allergen information Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Completed Temporary License Application Form 2018 fines persons 21 years of age or older re-sealable requiring refrigeration testing laboratories Retailer (Type 10) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS equity interest in a commercial cannabis business evidence of rehabilitation required limits Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) public Licensee Lookup Tool payable to the state of California Financial Interest Live Scans for each owner Financial information Premises Diagram manufacturing practices volatile solvent Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Application Checklist three state cannabis-licensing authorities transportation and security MCSB’s temporary license application valid waiver cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) temporary license secondary package licensed cannabis distributors carbohydrates and fat per serving Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing extracts exception for testing laboratories onsite consumption of cannabis goods product guidelines Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch diagram of the business’s layout investment into a commercial cannabis business procedures for inventory control packaging and labeling requirements Cannabis Manufacturing Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 capsules A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity final form cannabis sales and/or consumption tinctures local jurisdiction authorization Local Authorization Temporary License Application cannabis waste manufacturing activities A-license commercial kitchens cannabis cultivation licensing periods of 90 days extensions shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Local Issuing Authority 2018 new laws cannabis market commercial cannabis manufacturing 2018 regulations the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Vehicle Requirements compliance with local jurisdiction licensing cannabis retailers supplemental label secured area vape cartridges MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH structure and formation documents LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS commercial cannabis manufacturing in California manufacturing cannabis products CDTFA seller’s permit limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Licensees Extractions using CO2 labels not be attractive manufacturers who package for other producers Mechanical remove THC/CBD sanitary workplaces security shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Track and Trace Proposition 65 consumption of alcohol or tobacco conducting quality assurance review separate applications conditional license Form # CDPH-9041 600-foot radius of a school inventory and quality control highly-concentrated oils or waxes licensed premises California Public Records Act Operating Procedures medicinal commercial cannabis activity Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods adult-use commercial cannabis activity chain of custody written procedures for inventory control Transport vehicles alarm system Licensee Information Foreign Material Testing convicted of a substantially related crime Bond in the amount of $5,000 topicals Edibles– Products no infusion of nicotine stickers health claims licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories certified by a California-licensed engineer distributors Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control 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tribal lands local jurisdiction cannabis industries child-resistant packaging Seller’s permit number designated structure Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) waste disposal security and cannabis waste disposal list of artificial food colorings Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Category II Residual Pesticides Testing licensed physical location (premises) ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation CDPH-9041 dried flower Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) property for the commercial cannabis activity Local Authorization Attachment 2018 compliance sales of cannabis goods 2018 resolutions operating procedures annual license application Heavy Metals Testing The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) three cannabis licensing authorities 120 days some nutritional facts Licensee Lookup Tool aggregate interest of 20% or more mandated warning statements Arranging for laboratory testing Transition Period cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products California Department of Public Health (CDPH) The California Department of Public Health's Cannabinoids Testing packaging limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers access to the area(s) amount of THC content transportation cannabis event organizer license small product packaging motor carrier permit supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products entry into the legal, regulated market operating premises 2018 proposed changes California Department of Public Health at least 20% ownership interest emergency regulations 2018 important information licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises pre-made or purchased finished product Cultivation less than 10,000 medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery contaminant free contaminants laboratory quality assurance product formulation shipping manifest Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates must enter certain events good manufacturing practices 2018 recent news regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis sugar Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) commercial cannabis manufacturers definition of owner Butane/Hexane/Propane waste management laws paper inserted into the packaging government warning statement label Terpenoids Testing sanitary and hazard-free environment basic nutritional information licensing scheme M-licensees loan provided to a commercial cannabis business activity for a period of 120 days BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL tamper-evident meat and seafood, and other products Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing online licensing system persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business amount of sodium evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises alcoholic beverages 600 foot radius of a school transport cannabis goods to retailer amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package licensed cannabis cultivators Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles 2018 laws cannabis training CDPH-issued universal symbol nonlaboratory quality control retailers primary panel requirements cannabis cartoons local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division M-license manufacture cannabis products cannabis plants packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Local Jurisdictions MCSB Retailer (nonstorefront) Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) labeling sampling standards identity of the product recordkeeping licensing cannabis distributors cultivation loop system destruction of cannabis goods testing of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use or both markets concentrate manufacturer's name cannabis adult-use products disposal and destruction methods financial interest holder shared-use manufacturing facilities manufacturing Owner A-license and an M-license inhalable cannabis hang tag or a peel-back label Distributor Transport Only Business Organizational storage of cannabis goods exit packaging compliance with regulations inventory Type S share facility space delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods product as a candy prohibited Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) informational panel Premises diagram testing methods edibles packaging opaque CO2 and ethanol extractions Percentage of ownership Ethanol manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) 2018 problems Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) tobacco products Temporary event up to 4 days and more.

In addition, CBD from industrial hemp Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Edible cannabis product Actual yield Product Identity Commercial cannabis activity Request for Live Scan Medium Indoor cannabis concentrates Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Manufacture MCSB 90-day extension periods Watts per square foot Flowering Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Mixed-light Tier 1 Component Distribution Primary panel Department Cultivation Raw material Contact surface Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Environmental pathogen Dried flower Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Quarantine Type 10 (Retailer) Type P Packaging & Labeling Only infused pre-rolls Mature plant Monitor CBD Theoretical yield Quality control personnel Finished product Type N – for infusions Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods products similar to traditional food products prohibited Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Licensee Immature plant Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) DPH-17-010E M-license Package Type P – for packaging and labeling only Lot Microorganisms Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Allergen UID Labeling Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Qualified individual Medium Outdoor Adult-use Market Process Preventive controls Pathogen Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Small Outdoor Bureau Wet weight Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) adulteration Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Cannabis product Net weight alternate use of a manufacturing premises infused butters and oils as concentrates Kief Mixed-light cultivation Batch Small Indoor Validation THC Mixed-light Tier 2 Nursery Premises package flower or pre-rolls Hazard Ingredient Universal symbol Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Specialty Outdoor Processing Indoor cultivation Adulterated Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Sanitize Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Nonmanufactured cannabis product Adequate Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 list of cannabis manufacturers cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Unique identifier Canopy Proposition 65 warning statement Personnel Specialty Cottage Outdoor Topical cannabis product Pest Applicant Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Outdoor cultivation Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Quality Track and trace system Quality control operation Informational panel Pre-roll Track-and-trace systems Specialty Cottage Indoor Limited-access area In-process material Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Processor Type 11 (Distributor) Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Infusion Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Nonvolatile solvent Allergen cross-contact track and trace system Harvest Batch Manufacturer licensee Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 12 (Microbusiness) Serving Volatile solvent Verification Holding Type 6 – for extraction using a mechanical method or non-volatile solvent (ex: CO2, ethanol, water, or food-grade dry ice, cooking oils or butter) Specialty Indoor Processing aid Cultivation site Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Extraction and more.

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