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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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California convicted of a substantially related crime transportation and security period of 120 days medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing member manager nonlaboratory quality control cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) 2019 regulations Local Authorization Attachment Mycotoxins Testing immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery state cannabis licensing recordkeeping Temporary License Application Premises Information investment into a commercial cannabis business microbusinesses delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) shared-use manufacturing facilities Transport vehicles alarm system at least 99% purity Cultivation less than 10,000 supplemental label three state cannabis-licensing authorities the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) manufacture cannabis products M-licensees Extractions using CO2 transportation inventory and quality control MCSB at least 20% 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Form Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Seller’s permit number Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) testing of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Financial Interest Proposition 65 commercial cannabis manufacturing activity destruction of cannabis goods annual license application Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Microbusiness highly-concentrated oils or waxes diagram of the business’s layout inhalable cannabis 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Licensee Lookup Tool supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products mandated warning statements Category I Residual Pesticides Testing 2019 issues Business Information infusion Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing periods of 90 days extensions no infusion of alcohol Licensees labeling government warning statement label cannabis cultivation licensing licensed 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or more no infusion of nicotine Bond in the amount of $5,000 some nutritional facts manufacturers who package for other producers medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together unique ID/batch number limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity waste management laws manufacturing activities MCSB’s temporary license application persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business informational panel THC levels sampling standards LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS A-license and an M-license carbohydrates and fat per serving medicinal and adult-use or both markets licensed premises The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) 2019 problems Vehicle Requirements Temporary Cannabis Event security cultivation Physical address Fingerprints product as a candy prohibited storage of cannabis goods testing lab Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Bond and Insurance Information commercial cannabis 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spp.) chain of custody Application Checklist contaminants manufacturing cannabis products regulatory framework 2019 compliance Temporary License Application Information cannabis plants commercial kitchens Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2019 revisions secured area final form Operating Procedures hang tag or a peel-back label ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) emergency regulations transport cannabis goods to retailer written procedures for inventory control workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control ingredient list Track and Trace Category II Residual Pesticides Testing supply chain public Licensee Lookup Tool Heavy Metals Testing Temporary event up to 4 days and more.

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


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