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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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commercial cannabis activity Percentage of ownership Track and Trace good manufacturing practices period of 120 days local jurisdiction’s requirements at least 99% purity sampling standards ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS CDPH-issued universal symbol vape cartridges Business Information testing laboratories delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods hang tag or a peel-back label Retailer (nonstorefront) emergency regulations procedures for inventory control retailers manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands no added caffeine licensed premises Industrial Hemp Advisory Board licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Transport vehicles alarm system licensing cannabis distributors temporary license Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) comply with all packaging and labeling requirements licensed cannabis 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flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) manned motor vehicle Terpenoids Testing pre-made or purchased transporting cannabis goods Operating Procedures packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls inventory and quality control certified by a California-licensed engineer A-license and an M-license local jurisdiction access to the area(s) volatile solvent waste disposal Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) cannabis sales and/or consumption medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Edibles– Products Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) amount of THC content Cannabis Manufacturing Microbusiness motor carrier permit Temporary Cannabis Event no infusion of alcohol child-resistant outer package persons 21 years of age or older Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) diagram of the business’s layout hydrocarbon-based solvents commercial cannabis manufacturing shared-use manufacturing facilities BUREAU OF 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In addition, Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Holding Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Unique identifier UID Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Harvest Batch infused pre-rolls Ingredient Limited-access area Medium Indoor Pre-roll Environmental pathogen Hazard Personnel Watts per square foot Nursery Bureau gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Quarantine Applicant Adulterated Raw material M-license Adult-use Market Package Labeling Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) CBD Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Lot Validation Informational panel Processing Commercial cannabis activity Dried flower Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Infusion Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Net weight Indoor cultivation cannabis concentrates DPH-17-010E Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Topical cannabis product Pathogen Request for Live Scan Component THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Small Outdoor Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Proposition 65 warning statement Nonvolatile solvent track and trace system 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) Primary panel Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) MCSB 90-day extension periods alternate use of a manufacturing premises In-process material Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Kief Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Mixed-light cultivation Wet weight Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Immature plant Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) infused butters and oils as concentrates Distribution Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Canopy Track-and-trace systems adulteration Quality Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Cultivation Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Extraction Product Identity Sanitize Quality control operation Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Track and trace system Adequate Microorganisms Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Monitor Process Premises Flowering Verification Specialty Outdoor CBD from industrial hemp Outdoor cultivation Qualified individual Specialty Indoor Specialty Cottage Outdoor list of cannabis manufacturers Mixed-light Tier 1 Small Indoor Actual yield Pest Quality control personnel Universal symbol Contact surface Licensee Type 11 (Distributor) Finished product Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type N – for infusions products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Allergen package flower or pre-rolls Manufacturer licensee Edible cannabis product Preventive controls Mature plant Allergen cross-contact THC Cultivation site Mixed-light Tier 2 Type 10 (Retailer) Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Serving Theoretical yield Medium Outdoor Nonmanufactured cannabis product Specialty Cottage Indoor Processing aid Department Batch Manufacture Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Processor Cannabis product Volatile solvent Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) and more.


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