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