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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 loan provided to a commercial cannabis business licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories paper inserted into the packaging cannabis waste licensed physical location (premises) 2019 proposed changes 600-foot radius of a school cannabis cartoons manufacturing practices comply with all packaging and labeling requirements edibles packaging opaque Cannabis Manufacturing public health and safety BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL member manager cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale product formulation carbohydrates and fat per serving entry into the legal, regulated market procedures for inventory control concentrate mandated warning statements Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Percentage of ownership Track and Trace cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) volatile solvent Bond in the amount of $5,000 CDPH-issued universal symbol scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises cultivation Live Scans for each owner Local Jurisdictions distributors period of 120 days packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls capsules hang tag or a peel-back label Transition Period persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business 2019 revisions at least 99% purity 2019 updates 600 foot radius of a school Type S share facility space highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin track and trace system ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) cannabis training minimum standards for extraction processes Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control shipping manifest no infusion of alcohol Local Authorization Temporary License Application Information Proposition 65 limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving final form basic nutritional information transporting cannabis goods opaque exit package Licensee Information aggregate interest of 20% or more Completed 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flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Owner annual license application Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Application Checklist cannabis plants potentially-hazardous foods temporary license regulatory framework Local Issuing Authority Proposed Section 40133 shared-use manufacturing facilities local jurisdiction Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch adult-use commercial cannabis activity licensed cannabis manufacturers alcoholic beverages inventory 2019 issues at least 20% ownership interest persons 21 years of age or older compliance with local jurisdiction periods of 90 days extensions California Department of Public Health Premises diagram medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing storage of cannabis goods 2019 problems Category I Residual Pesticides Testing certified by a California-licensed engineer cannabis event organizer license Mycotoxins Testing 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods contaminants state cannabis licensing convicted of a substantially related crime Physical address ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Manufacturing (non-volatile) cannabis adult-use products disposal and destruction methods public Licensee Lookup Tool Food-grade Butter/Oil pre-made or purchased conducting quality assurance review Water/Food-grade Dry Ice informational panel M-licensees licensing scheme child-resistant packaging Category II Residual Pesticides Testing labeling The California Department of Public Health's three cannabis licensing authorities laboratory quality assurance required limits licensed cannabis cultivators equity interest in a commercial cannabis business California Department of Public Health (CDPH) shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company quality control labels not be attractive Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing financial interest holder licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises California Public Records Act LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS local jurisdiction’s requirements Extractions using CO2 Licensee Lookup Tool medicinal and adult-use or both markets manufacturers who package for other producers remove THC/CBD diagram of the business’s layout purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands conditional license dried flower manufacturing cannabis products valid waiver no infusion of nicotine 2019 regulations transportation and security 2019 laws destruction of cannabis goods commercial cannabis products tobacco products Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act supplemental label secondary packaging Ethanol chain of custody testing of cannabis goods Foreign Material Testing government warning statement label structure and formation documents The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) motor carrier permit Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) primary panel requirements manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) recordkeeping Business Organizational Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Criminal History packaging and labeling shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit premises diagram cannabis sales and/or consumption Premises Diagram Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles supply chain manned motor vehicle Heavy Metals Testing Financial Interest allergen information commercial cannabis manufacturing surety bond managing member edible products supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Microbusiness regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California health impacts of cannabis must enter certain events licensing cannabis distributors evidence of rehabilitation licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers exception for testing laboratories topicals Premises Information Licensees microbusinesses protocol cannabis market commercial cannabis activity delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods contaminant free Individual Owner transportation of cannabis goods cannabis industries tamper-evident sanitary workplaces compliance with regulations amount of sodium extracts licensing cannabis microbusinesses 120 days Mechanical activity for a period of 120 days CO2 and ethanol extractions transport cannabis goods to retailer medicinal commercial cannabis activity A-licensees Temporary event up to 4 days A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity product guidelines limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package waste management laws Temporary License Application manufacturing activities CDPH-9041 immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Retailer (Type 10) Identifying information stickers Bond and Insurance Information Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Terpenoids Testing licensed premises Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) sampling standards sugar Local Authorization Attachment health claims license review process definition of owner CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Distributor transport secondary package emergency regulations disclosure of all criminal convictions secured area small product packaging packaging operating premises CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Transport vehicles alarm system re-sealable Carbon Dioxide (CO2) unique ID/batch number MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Financial information manufacturing local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Moisture Content Testing Form # CDPH-9041 security and cannabis waste disposal Butane/Hexane/Propane onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods A-license the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Fingerprints meat and seafood, and other products infusion 100 mg of THC per package THC levels investment into a commercial cannabis business manufacturer's name written procedures for inventory control 2019 compliance Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 an officer or director of a cannabis business Seller’s permit number consumption of alcohol or tobacco medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity disposal inventory and quality control requiring refrigeration Business Information Operating Procedures waste disposal Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 manufacture cannabis products three state cannabis-licensing authorities extraction testing laboratories security finished product regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis nonlaboratory quality control A-license and an M-license The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) cannabis cultivation licensing 2019 important information good manufacturing practices M-license Edibles– Products commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Cultivation less than 10,000 operating procedures commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Labor peace agreement property for the commercial cannabis activity Personnel Requirements Cannabinoids Testing exit packaging 2019 recent news online licensing system medicinal and adult-use markets MCSB Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Distributor Transport Only inhalable cannabis designated structure 2019 resolutions onsite consumption of cannabis goods 2019 fines commercial cannabis manufacturers list of artificial food colorings retailers payable to the state of California identity of the product no added caffeine commercial kitchens and more.

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

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