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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding conditional license conducting quality assurance review cannabis cultivation licensing periods of 90 days extensions Proposition 65 manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) temporary license opaque exit package certified by a California-licensed engineer health claims sanitary and hazard-free environment testing methods Mechanical packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls paper inserted into the packaging licensing cannabis distributors licensed cannabis manufacturers medicinal and adult-use or both markets Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Transition Period California Department of Public Health sanitary workplaces Financial Interest Operating Procedures Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division cannabis waste annual license application informational panel extraction inventory and quality control Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) A-license and an M-license consumption of alcohol or tobacco licensing cannabis retailers 120 days state cannabis licensing allergen information California Public Records Act cannabis event organizer license disposal and destruction methods Category I Residual Pesticides Testing shared-use manufacturing facilities vape cartridges re-sealable three state cannabis-licensing authorities designated structure Water/Food-grade Dry Ice disclosure of all criminal convictions packaging requiring refrigeration premises diagram finished product extracts Criminal History public health and safety 2018 regulations manned motor vehicle Retailer (Type 10) 100 mg of THC per package The California Department of Public Health's primary panel requirements track and trace system separate applications 2018 fines MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Temporary License Application Information product as a candy prohibited Arranging for laboratory testing shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit unique ID/batch number remove THC/CBD cannabis market storage of cannabis goods Licensee Information compliance with regulations Bond and Insurance Information infusion licensed cannabis cultivators operating procedures carbohydrates and fat per serving minimum standards for extraction processes regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch definition of owner A-license activity for a period of 120 days Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Physical address labeling Mycotoxins Testing Type S share facility space onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods emergency regulations medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL medicinal and adult-use markets Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) commercial cannabis activity Proposed Section 40133 nonlaboratory quality control Identifying information Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Fingerprints Temporary Cannabis Event Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) basic nutritional information evidence of rehabilitation Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Temporary event up to 4 days microbusinesses child-resistant outer package persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business local jurisdiction authorization California Department of Public Health (CDPH) public Licensee Lookup Tool diagram of the business’s layout Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Moisture Content Testing purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands supply chain manufacturing practices cannabis sales and/or consumption Edibles– Products inventory cannabis cartoons persons 21 years of age or older Owner licensing cannabis microbusinesses capsules product formulation three cannabis licensing authorities local jurisdiction’s requirements labels not be attractive Carbon Dioxide (CO2) entry into the legal, regulated market cannabis adult-use products Microbusiness mandated warning statements manufacture cannabis products limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package transportation and security secondary package concentrate at least 99% purity Cannabinoids Testing must enter certain events laboratory quality assurance licensed premises Personnel Requirements supplemental label managing member 600 foot radius of a school member manager licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery waste disposal online licensing system child-resistant packaging government warning statement label licensed cannabis distributors Vehicle Requirements Premises Information evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises no infusion of nicotine amount of sodium edibles packaging opaque recordkeeping medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) loop system ownership premises is not within a Government 2018 issues 600-foot radius of a school packaging and labeling requirements pre-made or purchased product guidelines Premises Diagram procedures for inventory control shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company manufacturer's name cannabis plants Ethanol equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Local Authorization Attachment quality control commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Local Authorization Form # CDPH-9041 Cannabis Manufacturing exception for testing laboratories THC levels licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories period of 120 days license review process packaging and labeling Bond in the amount of $5,000 payable to the state of California Heavy Metals Testing highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin good manufacturing practices manufacturers who package for other producers Temporary License Application alcoholic beverages Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 sugar amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package onsite consumption of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturers local jurisdiction delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Premises diagram Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles contaminant free secondary packaging structure and formation documents Butane/Hexane/Propane BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL exit packaging Live Scans for each owner Completed Temporary License Application Form investment into a commercial cannabis business final form Business Information loan provided to a commercial cannabis business 2018 new laws Application Checklist A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity adult-use commercial cannabis activity CDPH-9041 cultivation no added caffeine testing lab property for the commercial cannabis activity the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Licensees ingredient list distributors Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control access to the area(s) MCSB medicinal commercial cannabis activity 2018 problems convicted of a substantially related crime 2018 resolutions Retailer (nonstorefront) A-licensees disposal transport cannabis goods to retailer Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) transporting cannabis goods ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Transport vehicles alarm system commercial kitchens Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Seller’s permit number potentially-hazardous foods Cultivation less than 10,000 transportation of cannabis goods written procedures for inventory control meat and seafood, and other products CO2 and ethanol extractions required limits retailers local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations protocol licensed physical location (premises) commercial cannabis products 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market compliance with local jurisdiction Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) manufacturing cannabis products limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California 2018 proposed changes scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises manufacturing activities commercial cannabis manufacturing CDTFA seller’s permit security Extractions using CO2 motor carrier permit manufacturing small product packaging Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing valid waiver cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) stickers dried flower tinctures chain of custody licensing scheme no infusion of alcohol security and cannabis waste disposal list of artificial food colorings aggregate interest of 20% or more operating premises 2018 recent news cannabis industries Foreign Material Testing 2018 laws health impacts of cannabis medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Distributor transport MCSB’s temporary license application some nutritional facts amount of THC content tamper-evident 2018 compliance hang tag or a peel-back label surety bond Food-grade Butter/Oil 2018 revisions LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Terpenoids Testing 2018 important information Track and Trace at least 20% ownership interest The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) inhalable cannabis identity of the product contaminants Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 M-license volatile solvent workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control 2018 updates Financial information destruction of cannabis goods shipping manifest Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) transportation an officer or director of a cannabis business Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Category II Residual Pesticides Testing sales of cannabis goods Local Issuing Authority commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Local Jurisdictions ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Licensee Lookup Tool CDPH-issued universal symbol financial interest holder hydrocarbon-based solvents testing laboratories waste management laws Percentage of ownership licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Business Organizational secured area testing of cannabis goods M-licensees Distributor Transport Only Manufacturing (non-volatile) highly-concentrated oils or waxes Individual Owner topicals tobacco products sampling standards cannabis training Labor peace agreement edible products regulatory framework and more.

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


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