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

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

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


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