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

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

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