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

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


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