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

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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding local jurisdiction periods of 90 days extensions Percentage of ownership procedures for inventory control secured area Industrial Hemp Advisory Board licensed physical location (premises) remove THC/CBD government warning statement label an officer or director of a cannabis business 600-foot radius of a school primary panel requirements California Public Records Act finished product nonlaboratory quality control Individual Owner 2018 revisions limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving minimum standards for extraction processes testing methods paper inserted into the packaging California Department of Public Health Vehicle Requirements Temporary License Application Information Operating Procedures pre-made or purchased aggregate interest of 20% or more Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch emergency regulations cannabis adult-use products state cannabis licensing 600 foot radius of a school Carbon Dioxide (CO2) at least 20% ownership interest Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Retailer (Type 10) tamper-evident commercial kitchens evidence of rehabilitation equity interest in a commercial cannabis business small product packaging A-licensees definition of owner written procedures for inventory control shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company CDTFA seller’s permit ownership premises is not within a Government security commercial cannabis manufacturing access to the area(s) three cannabis licensing authorities Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Distributor transport Moisture Content Testing operating procedures the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Application Checklist licensing cannabis microbusinesses transporting cannabis goods activity for a period of 120 days child-resistant packaging 2018 laws shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit conditional license concentrate product as a candy prohibited Premises Information transportation Terpenoids Testing Heavy Metals Testing packaging and labeling requirements structure and formation documents Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) secondary package shared-use manufacturing facilities Type S share facility space packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls supply chain manufacturers who package for other producers extraction Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control 2018 important information Fingerprints Licensee Lookup Tool Cultivation less than 10,000 waste disposal entry into the legal, regulated market Cannabinoids Testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products hydrocarbon-based solvents Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) chain of custody tinctures Personnel Requirements manufacturing activities diagram of the business’s layout at least 99% purity scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises commercial cannabis activity cannabis sales and/or consumption local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories manufacturing cannabis products 2018 recent news BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL MCSB’s temporary license application infusion Local Jurisdictions Financial information regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Arranging for laboratory testing required limits Track and Trace onsite consumption of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing packaging and labeling Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act payable to the state of California recordkeeping A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Mycotoxins Testing Premises Diagram Retailer (nonstorefront) workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package regulatory framework Edibles– Products track and trace system temporary license licensed cannabis cultivators convicted of a substantially related crime M-license premises diagram vape cartridges CO2 and ethanol extractions destruction of cannabis goods Financial Interest medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Form # CDPH-9041 compliance with local jurisdiction medicinal and adult-use or both markets identity of the product cultivation ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation basic nutritional information cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale sampling standards Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 2018 regulations tobacco products Temporary Cannabis Event disclosure of all criminal convictions requiring refrigeration 2018 compliance Temporary License Application 2018 updates 100 mg of THC per package amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Cannabis Manufacturing must enter certain events 2018 fines The California Department of Public Health's Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) commercial cannabis manufacturing activity member manager transportation of cannabis goods Licensees 2018 proposed changes separate applications THC levels The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) testing lab CDPH-9041 surety bond health impacts of cannabis licensing cannabis retailers Temporary event up to 4 days manufacturing manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) contaminant free laboratory quality assurance Food-grade Butter/Oil licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises manufacture cannabis products child-resistant outer package amount of sodium sanitary workplaces amount of THC content annual license application security and cannabis waste disposal cannabis cartoons conducting quality assurance review persons 21 years of age or older certified by a California-licensed engineer Local Authorization Attachment hang tag or a peel-back label meat and seafood, and other products re-sealable inhalable cannabis product formulation testing of cannabis goods Transport vehicles alarm system cannabis waste health claims CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL loan provided to a commercial cannabis business final form local jurisdiction authorization Criminal History licensing scheme commercial cannabis products inventory storage of cannabis goods Local Authorization good manufacturing practices highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin opaque exit package retailers online licensing system compliance with regulations commercial cannabis manufacturers waste management laws Microbusiness designated structure licensing cannabis distributors some nutritional facts evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises A-license disposal and destruction methods highly-concentrated oils or waxes Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Completed Temporary License Application Form Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Category II Residual Pesticides Testing volatile solvent 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market manufacturing practices LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS supplemental label Business Information Labor peace agreement Premises diagram M-licensees stickers A-license and an M-license labeling Water/Food-grade Dry Ice comply with all packaging and labeling requirements contaminants dried flower delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods motor carrier permit Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) property for the commercial cannabis activity extracts Owner public Licensee Lookup Tool Proposition 65 Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) medicinal and adult-use markets Transition Period Business Organizational three state cannabis-licensing authorities Seller’s permit number carbohydrates and fat per serving no added caffeine MCSB Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division investment into a commercial cannabis business Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 cannabis event organizer license public health and safety 2018 new laws local jurisdiction’s requirements exception for testing laboratories license review process licensed cannabis distributors quality control exit packaging Local Issuing Authority Butane/Hexane/Propane Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) edibles packaging opaque valid waiver purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands inventory and quality control commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 sugar 2018 issues no infusion of nicotine adult-use commercial cannabis activity Distributor Transport Only Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing licensed premises product guidelines Foreign Material Testing list of artificial food colorings immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery microbusinesses potentially-hazardous foods licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers testing laboratories 2018 problems persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business period of 120 days Extractions using CO2 consumption of alcohol or tobacco CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing labels not be attractive cannabis training Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Mechanical loop system onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Licensee Information cannabis cultivation licensing cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) ingredient list shipping manifest cannabis market transportation and security Manufacturing (non-volatile) sales of cannabis goods packaging operating premises Proposed Section 40133 cannabis plants medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity distributors financial interest holder cannabis industries mandated warning statements sanitary and hazard-free environment secondary packaging Bond in the amount of $5,000 MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH transport cannabis goods to retailer regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis alcoholic beverages topicals Identifying information Physical address Ethanol ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS capsules managing member protocol unique ID/batch number manned motor vehicle licensed cannabis manufacturers 2018 resolutions Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles edible products Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing manufacturer's name informational panel allergen information disposal CDPH-issued universal symbol Category I Residual Pesticides Testing medicinal commercial cannabis activity Live Scans for each owner Bond and Insurance Information 120 days no infusion of alcohol California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and more.

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


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