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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
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Food-grade Butter/Oil public Licensee Lookup Tool sanitary and hazard-free environment infusion license review process licensing cannabis distributors Cannabinoids Testing evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together opaque exit package Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act commercial cannabis manufacturing in California California Department of Public Health some nutritional facts medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity track and trace system periods of 90 days extensions separate applications A-license regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products inventory tinctures sugar list of artificial food colorings motor carrier permit evidence of rehabilitation product guidelines managing member local jurisdiction authorization Operating Procedures retailers Ethanol onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods cannabis sales and/or consumption conditional license labels not be attractive primary panel requirements adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2020 recent news manufacturing Retailer (nonstorefront) 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market no infusion of nicotine cannabis adult-use products transporting cannabis goods financial interest holder access to the area(s) licensing cannabis retailers Premises Diagram Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Category I Residual Pesticides Testing shared-use manufacturing facilities commercial cannabis manufacturing product formulation manufacturing cannabis products contaminant free volatile solvent Form # CDPH-9041 three cannabis licensing authorities security and cannabis waste disposal sampling standards Premises Information vape cartridges labeling state cannabis licensing medicinal and adult-use markets investment into a commercial cannabis business A-licensees premises diagram disposal and destruction methods regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California valid waiver inhalable cannabis manufacturing practices online licensing system chain of custody informational panel annual license application laboratory quality assurance amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package 2020 resolutions 2020 compliance Arranging for laboratory testing transportation and security unique ID/batch number written procedures for inventory control microbusinesses cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Local Issuing Authority 100 mg of THC per package sales of cannabis goods convicted of a substantially related crime exit packaging supply chain member manager limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Foreign Material Testing MCSB’s temporary license application Temporary event up to 4 days cannabis training The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) loop system activity for a period of 120 days Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Bond and Insurance Information Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control final form Physical address operating procedures at least 20% ownership interest exception for testing laboratories cannabis cartoons commercial cannabis activity Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 compliance with regulations remove THC/CBD 2020 problems loan provided to a commercial cannabis business amount of sodium commercial cannabis products manned motor vehicle commercial cannabis manufacturers delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods disclosure of all criminal convictions local jurisdiction immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Heavy Metals Testing Bond in the amount of $5,000 hydrocarbon-based solvents cannabis event organizer license 120 days Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) licensed cannabis distributors dried flower temporary license licensing cannabis microbusinesses California Public Records Act consumption of alcohol or tobacco operating premises small product packaging sanitary workplaces security aggregate interest of 20% or more Type S share facility space payable to the state of California destruction of cannabis goods transport cannabis goods to retailer Temporary License Application cultivation M-license public health and safety surety bond Local Authorization 2020 regulations Industrial Hemp Advisory Board re-sealable Cannabis Manufacturing waste management laws ownership premises is not within a Government Fingerprints health impacts of cannabis no infusion of alcohol Personnel Requirements licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories inventory and quality control 2020 important information an officer or director of a cannabis business medicinal and adult-use or both markets equity interest in a commercial cannabis business medicinal commercial cannabis activity manufacture cannabis products CDTFA seller’s permit tamper-evident contaminants Proposed Section 40133 Criminal History transportation of cannabis goods The California Department of Public Health's Labor peace agreement licensed cannabis cultivators structure and formation documents Microbusiness cannabis industries Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 three state cannabis-licensing authorities A-license and an M-license Financial Interest quality control Extractions using CO2 Manufacturing (non-volatile) limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving mandated warning statements Transition Period 600 foot radius of a school cannabis market Licensees CDPH-9041 Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch secondary package Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) capsules Licensee Lookup Tool onsite consumption of cannabis goods conducting quality assurance review recordkeeping identity of the product manufacturing activities 2020 laws 2020 new laws Local Jurisdictions cannabis cultivation licensing at least 99% purity secondary packaging LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Water/Food-grade Dry Ice procedures for inventory control 600-foot radius of a school nonlaboratory quality control Individual Owner edible products Proposition 65 meat and seafood, and other products licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity disposal licensed premises licensed physical location (premises) Cultivation less than 10,000 cannabis plants allergen information concentrate Vehicle Requirements Mycotoxins Testing hang tag or a peel-back label supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products MCSB 2020 updates 2020 issues minimum standards for extraction processes supplemental label transportation Retailer (Type 10) Distributor Transport Only Category II Residual Pesticides Testing comply with all packaging and labeling requirements finished product entry into the legal, regulated market CDPH-issued universal symbol Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) cannabis waste Butane/Hexane/Propane Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) certified by a California-licensed engineer Local Authorization Attachment Terpenoids Testing Identifying information Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Temporary License Application Information Track and Trace testing of cannabis goods cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale manufacturers who package for other producers manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) distributors purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands licensing scheme diagram of the business’s layout Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) tobacco products testing lab compliance with local jurisdiction packaging Edibles– Products period of 120 days edibles packaging opaque pre-made or purchased definition of owner packaging and labeling good manufacturing practices Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates 2020 fines topicals Completed Temporary License Application Form Seller’s permit number M-licensees persons 21 years of age or older emergency regulations amount of THC content required limits packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division storage of cannabis goods alcoholic beverages shipping manifest scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Business Information 2020 proposed changes ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Application Checklist BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licensed cannabis manufacturers potentially-hazardous foods Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles 2020 revisions basic nutritional information Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) requiring refrigeration extraction health claims manufacturer's name stickers child-resistant outer package protocol Mechanical Distributor transport persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Temporary Cannabis Event property for the commercial cannabis activity ingredient list CO2 and ethanol extractions must enter certain events Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing highly-concentrated oils or waxes child-resistant packaging medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Owner paper inserted into the packaging Premises diagram testing methods carbohydrates and fat per serving Licensee Information local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations packaging and labeling requirements government warning statement label licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Moisture Content Testing Percentage of ownership Live Scans for each owner testing laboratories Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) secured area waste disposal local jurisdiction’s requirements highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Financial information commercial kitchens Transport vehicles alarm system shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Business Organizational extracts the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) designated structure regulatory framework California Department of Public Health (CDPH) product as a candy prohibited no added caffeine CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Carbon Dioxide (CO2) THC levels MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH and more.

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


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