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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


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definition of owner THC levels 100 mg of THC per package licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Extractions using CO2 hydrocarbon-based solvents local jurisdiction valid waiver 600-foot radius of a school Percentage of ownership licensing cannabis retailers Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch sampling standards ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Financial information Category II Residual Pesticides Testing commercial cannabis manufacturers medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2020 issues cannabis sales and/or consumption tinctures Cannabis Manufacturing carbohydrates and fat per serving Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) security and cannabis waste disposal Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Proposition 65 small product packaging good manufacturing practices product formulation local jurisdiction’s ordinances and 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the packaging Ethanol exit packaging licensing cannabis microbusinesses Live Scans for each owner waste management laws cannabis adult-use products loop system manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) amount of sodium structure and formation documents packaging and labeling Local Jurisdictions manufacturing activities destruction of cannabis goods CDPH-issued universal symbol Seller’s permit number regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis commercial kitchens Heavy Metals Testing period of 120 days Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles packaging transportation and security transporting cannabis goods CDPH-9041 Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division retailers secured area license review process and more.

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


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