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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 Proposition 65 licensing cannabis distributors aggregate interest of 20% or more laboratory quality assurance motor carrier permit transportation of cannabis goods opaque exit package Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation storage of cannabis goods Extractions using CO2 100 mg of THC per package three state cannabis-licensing authorities local jurisdiction authorization A-license and an M-license inventory and quality control amount of sodium Temporary Cannabis Event MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Business Organizational Premises Diagram A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Mechanical public Licensee Lookup Tool persons 21 years of age or older licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Carbon Dioxide (CO2) designated structure 2019 revisions A-licensees secondary packaging destruction of cannabis goods temporary license convicted of a substantially related crime licensed cannabis distributors alcoholic beverages extraction Transport vehicles alarm system cannabis plants disposal and destruction methods commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS potentially-hazardous foods purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Business Information Application Checklist government warning statement label packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls local jurisdiction’s requirements protocol allergen information waste disposal Temporary License Application THC levels cultivation Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch recordkeeping labeling Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles informational panel A-license product formulation The California Department of Public Health's cannabis training tinctures ingredient list Cannabinoids Testing finished product commercial cannabis activity 2019 proposed changes Manufacturing (non-volatile) Premises Information amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package identity of the product ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing no infusion of nicotine 2019 laws Cannabis Manufacturing vape cartridges periods of 90 days extensions waste management laws Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act must enter certain events concentrate shared-use manufacturing facilities consumption of alcohol or tobacco manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL commercial cannabis products supply chain licensed cannabis cultivators 2019 important information Food-grade Butter/Oil onsite consumption of cannabis goods Cultivation less than 10,000 shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company final form emergency regulations disclosure of all criminal convictions premises diagram Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) amount of THC content stickers Type S share facility space delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods pre-made or purchased Microbusiness 2019 recent news state cannabis licensing Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Bond in the amount of $5,000 track and trace system 2019 fines written procedures for inventory control 2019 regulations testing of cannabis goods loan provided to a commercial cannabis business licensing cannabis retailers Ethanol CO2 and ethanol extractions The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) commercial kitchens procedures for inventory control onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods tamper-evident 2019 issues quality control period of 120 days CDTFA seller’s permit medicinal commercial cannabis activity Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) property for the commercial cannabis activity 2019 resolutions financial interest holder Mycotoxins Testing regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California packaging Identifying information license review process hang tag or a peel-back label medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Distributor transport no added caffeine Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) sales of cannabis goods immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) 120 days exception for testing laboratories commercial cannabis manufacturing Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control remove THC/CBD health impacts of cannabis Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Licensees manufacturing Arranging for laboratory testing entry into the legal, regulated market inventory some nutritional facts at least 20% ownership interest packaging and labeling requirements Financial Interest member manager sugar California Department of Public Health (CDPH) microbusinesses Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Industrial Hemp Advisory Board compliance with local jurisdiction Retailer (Type 10) cannabis waste Proposed Section 40133 cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market three cannabis licensing authorities Track and Trace evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises manufacturing cannabis products cannabis industries CDPH-9041 2019 updates Labor peace agreement secured area sanitary workplaces minimum standards for extraction processes 2019 new laws licensing scheme Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products loop system M-license requiring refrigeration transporting cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing manufacturer's name Financial information Licensee Lookup Tool 600-foot radius of a school workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Category II Residual Pesticides Testing basic nutritional information Licensee Information investment into a commercial cannabis business testing methods product as a candy prohibited testing laboratories ownership premises is not within a Government conducting quality assurance review activity for a period of 120 days Water/Food-grade Dry Ice contaminant free conditional license Butane/Hexane/Propane licensed cannabis manufacturers supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products infusion Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Form # CDPH-9041 good manufacturing practices Distributor Transport Only Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch surety bond Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Terpenoids Testing online licensing system local jurisdiction MCSB shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit equity interest in a commercial cannabis business licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories manufacture cannabis products separate applications an officer or director of a cannabis business Operating Procedures managing member topicals supplemental label California Department of Public Health Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Temporary License Application Information Local Issuing Authority Individual Owner CDPH-issued universal symbol payable to the state of California manufacturers who package for other producers California Public Records Act cannabis market labels not be attractive CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL adult-use commercial cannabis activity inhalable cannabis Owner extracts licensed physical location (premises) at least 99% purity M-licensees testing lab volatile solvent transport cannabis goods to retailer Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing hydrocarbon-based solvents Criminal History Bond and Insurance Information Fingerprints manned motor vehicle Retailer (nonstorefront) Heavy Metals Testing manufacturing activities 2019 compliance Premises diagram packaging and labeling structure and formation documents shipping manifest Percentage of ownership comply with all packaging and labeling requirements health claims persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business unique ID/batch number access to the area(s) carbohydrates and fat per serving medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Temporary event up to 4 days Vehicle Requirements paper inserted into the packaging evidence of rehabilitation primary panel requirements edibles packaging opaque certified by a California-licensed engineer retailers exit packaging Local Authorization Attachment security and cannabis waste disposal transportation and security highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin capsules Local Jurisdictions edible products valid waiver cannabis event organizer license child-resistant outer package highly-concentrated oils or waxes sanitary and hazard-free environment meat and seafood, and other products cannabis sales and/or consumption cannabis cartoons no infusion of alcohol product guidelines scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) commercial cannabis manufacturers chain of custody Live Scans for each owner Transition Period Personnel Requirements Edibles– Products required limits Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) sampling standards dried flower regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis cannabis cultivation licensing Foreign Material Testing annual license application public health and safety medicinal and adult-use or both markets 2019 problems licensing cannabis microbusinesses manufacturing practices Moisture Content Testing transportation Local Authorization commercial cannabis manufacturing in California child-resistant packaging operating procedures contaminants MCSB’s temporary license application security compliance with regulations definition of owner diagram of the business’s layout Seller’s permit number nonlaboratory quality control re-sealable disposal tobacco products medicinal and adult-use markets mandated warning statements secondary package list of artificial food colorings Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Completed Temporary License Application Form limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package regulatory framework cannabis adult-use products operating premises 600 foot radius of a school small product packaging Physical address Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division distributors local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations licensed premises and more.

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

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