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recent california business licensing news and updates This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding manufacturers who package for other producers A-license and an M-license cannabis market California Department of Public Health (CDPH) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS small product packaging shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Transition Period Arranging for laboratory testing Terpenoids Testing 120 days 2018 updates no infusion of alcohol Premises Diagram Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Local Authorization Completed Temporary License Application Form labels not be attractive member manager commercial cannabis activity 2018 revisions Identifying information Temporary License Application Foreign Material Testing transportation exit packaging Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) activity for a period of 120 days some nutritional facts California Public Records Act CDTFA seller’s permit inhalable cannabis Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) ownership premises is not within a Government informational panel requiring refrigeration disposal cannabis cartoons Premises diagram loan provided to a commercial cannabis business periods of 90 days extensions workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control 2018 new laws limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving onsite consumption of cannabis goods diagram of the business’s layout manufacturing practices written procedures for inventory control concentrate MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH access to the area(s) Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 600 foot radius of a school manufacturing product formulation motor carrier permit tamper-evident secondary packaging cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) licensing cannabis retailers The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) opaque exit package Premises Information Category I Residual Pesticides Testing licensed physical location (premises) 2018 problems California Department of Public Health Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Type S share facility space persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business payable to the state of California dried flower Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) shared-use manufacturing facilities A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity cannabis adult-use products medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together remove THC/CBD commercial cannabis manufacturing licensed cannabis cultivators Cannabis Manufacturing three state cannabis-licensing authorities amount of sodium protocol Heavy Metals Testing packaging and labeling Licensee Information Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Mycotoxins Testing period of 120 days delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity testing lab transporting cannabis goods procedures for inventory control M-licensees Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division three cannabis licensing authorities emergency regulations definition of owner 2018 recent news sanitary and hazard-free environment destruction of cannabis goods Financial Interest 2018 issues track and trace system Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Local Authorization Attachment quality control structure and formation documents disposal and destruction methods Temporary Cannabis Event manufacture cannabis products recordkeeping finished product licensing scheme contaminants CO2 and ethanol extractions amount of THC content inventory 2018 laws cannabis cultivation licensing identity of the product packaging temporary license premises diagram Distributor transport tobacco products must enter certain events 2018 regulations compliance with local jurisdiction labeling sales of cannabis goods good manufacturing practices Cannabinoids Testing supplemental label Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing product as a candy prohibited license review process licensing cannabis distributors licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL online licensing system Track and Trace minimum standards for extraction processes regulatory framework separate applications operating premises local jurisdiction ingredient list commercial cannabis manufacturers pre-made or purchased Extractions using CO2 distributors Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing certified by a California-licensed engineer medicinal commercial cannabis activity CDPH-issued universal symbol topicals MCSB Physical address consumption of alcohol or tobacco adult-use commercial cannabis activity Individual Owner Butane/Hexane/Propane CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products alcoholic beverages Distributor Transport Only 2018 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nonlaboratory quality control loop system convicted of a substantially related crime allergen information hydrocarbon-based solvents regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Licensees testing laboratories The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) shipping manifest cannabis waste final form designated structure Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Water/Food-grade Dry Ice regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California mandated warning statements immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Temporary event up to 4 days carbohydrates and fat per serving Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) re-sealable conducting quality assurance review Operating Procedures ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Owner Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods M-license Business Organizational 2018 important information The California Department of Public Health's meat and seafood, and other products Proposition 65 inventory and quality control sanitary workplaces cannabis plants cannabis training commercial cannabis products Bond and Insurance Information packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Bond in the amount of $5,000 state cannabis licensing Retailer (nonstorefront) shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Edibles– Products supply chain managing member unique ID/batch number cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale entry into the legal, regulated market stickers scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises valid waiver Proposed Section 40133 licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises exception for testing laboratories transport cannabis goods to retailer 600-foot radius of a school the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) security THC levels highly-concentrated THC/CBD such 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In addition, Ingredient Package Pest Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Limited-access area Edible cannabis product Quarantine Proposition 65 warning statement Quality control operation Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Informational panel Wet weight Cultivation site Kief Theoretical yield Contact surface Processing gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Quality control personnel infused pre-rolls Small Outdoor Commercial cannabis activity cannabis concentrates Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Distribution Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Premises Holding Department Monitor Finished product Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Watts per square foot adulteration UID Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type 11 (Distributor) Extraction Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Nursery Pre-roll Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type P – for packaging and labeling only Serving Bureau 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) Primary panel Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package In-process material Immature plant Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Type 12 (Microbusiness) Product Identity Manufacture Mixed-light cultivation Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Specialty Indoor Net weight Labeling Pathogen Request for Live Scan THC Type 10 (Retailer) Canopy Processor Specialty Cottage Indoor Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Allergen Cannabis product Personnel Environmental pathogen Adult-use Market Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Nonvolatile solvent cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) M-license Process Lot CBD Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 alternate use of a manufacturing premises Mature plant Type N – for infusions track and trace system Medium Outdoor Microorganisms Hazard Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Applicant Processing aid Quality CBD from industrial hemp Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Dried flower Allergen cross-contact Validation Component Flowering Harvest Batch Qualified individual Small Indoor Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Outdoor cultivation products similar to traditional food products prohibited Adequate package flower or pre-rolls list of cannabis manufacturers Specialty Outdoor Specialty Cottage Outdoor Indoor cultivation Infusion Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Manufacturer licensee Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Actual yield Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Track and trace system Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) infused butters and oils as concentrates Universal symbol Preventive controls Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Topical cannabis product Cultivation Medium Indoor Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Nonmanufactured cannabis product Adulterated Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Mixed-light Tier 1 Mixed-light Tier 2 Track-and-trace systems MCSB 90-day extension periods Batch Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Verification Unique identifier Volatile solvent DPH-17-010E Raw material Sanitize Licensee and more.

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