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

Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding list of artificial food colorings topicals Operating Procedures Proposition 65 2019 issues tobacco products ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation manned motor vehicle Temporary event up to 4 days Physical address Edibles– Products Identifying information ownership premises is not within a Government medicinal commercial cannabis activity Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods licensing cannabis distributors Terpenoids Testing the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 testing methods Financial information period of 120 days 2019 fines distributors 2019 regulations inventory and quality control inhalable cannabis evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch three cannabis licensing authorities disposal license review process meat and seafood, and other products Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business exception for testing laboratories licensing scheme commercial kitchens Business Information separate applications highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Transition Period Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 2019 important information 2019 problems Track and Trace managing member Foreign Material Testing disposal and destruction methods comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Bond in the amount of $5,000 Microbusiness A-license and an M-license designated structure track and trace system cannabis cultivation licensing medicinal and adult-use markets packaging and labeling requirements Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) evidence of rehabilitation investment into a commercial cannabis business manufacturers who package for other producers commercial cannabis manufacturing in California contaminants Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division CDPH-9041 inventory Temporary License Application Information at least 99% purity Butane/Hexane/Propane onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods manufacturing shared-use manufacturing facilities cannabis adult-use products potentially-hazardous foods cannabis waste concentrate Food-grade Butter/Oil secondary package final form supply chain regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Carbon Dioxide (CO2) sampling standards The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) cannabis training no added caffeine cannabis event organizer license Individual Owner product guidelines conducting quality assurance review Local Authorization purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands CDTFA seller’s permit licensed premises licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers M-licensees Live Scans for each owner shipping manifest transportation and security transporting cannabis goods Distributor Transport Only small product packaging manufacturing cannabis products Distributor transport at least 20% ownership interest finished product Heavy Metals Testing hang tag or a peel-back label carbohydrates and fat per serving valid waiver cannabis cartoons manufacturing practices commercial cannabis manufacturing manufacture cannabis products California Department of Public Health persons 21 years of age or older commercial cannabis manufacturers infusion Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates A-licensees must enter certain events Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing re-sealable Temporary License Application Financial Interest Labor peace agreement hydrocarbon-based solvents Premises Information security and cannabis waste disposal commercial cannabis products Seller’s permit number temporary license Transport vehicles alarm system 600-foot radius of a school licensed cannabis manufacturers edible products stickers licensing cannabis retailers product formulation member manager security property for the commercial cannabis activity THC levels delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods cannabis market Mycotoxins Testing Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Local Authorization Attachment commercial cannabis activity manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) annual license application MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Personnel Requirements no infusion of nicotine dried flower activity for a period of 120 days capsules alcoholic beverages California Public Records Act certified by a California-licensed engineer Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Licensee Lookup Tool volatile solvent regulatory framework periods of 90 days extensions compliance with local jurisdiction Retailer (Type 10) child-resistant packaging Completed Temporary License Application Form payable to the state of California secondary packaging extracts sugar storage of cannabis goods requiring refrigeration Fingerprints Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Category II Residual Pesticides Testing opaque exit package local jurisdiction’s requirements supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products product as a candy prohibited extraction BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity adult-use commercial cannabis activity government warning statement label operating procedures Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) 2019 new laws CDPH-issued universal symbol Cannabinoids Testing Application Checklist Bond and Insurance Information Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act local jurisdiction authorization amount of sodium waste disposal medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing contaminant free shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit tinctures motor carrier permit workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Temporary Cannabis Event Type S share facility space testing laboratories 100 mg of THC per package definition of owner health claims regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California cannabis plants Premises diagram sanitary and hazard-free environment The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations local jurisdiction financial interest holder Cannabis Manufacturing 600 foot radius of a school quality control Manufacturing (non-volatile) conditional license sanitary workplaces packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls procedures for inventory control tamper-evident CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL testing lab Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Cultivation less than 10,000 Form # CDPH-9041 transportation chain of custody paper inserted into the packaging some nutritional facts cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Percentage of ownership identity of the product Mechanical cannabis industries limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) laboratory quality assurance required limits pre-made or purchased Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control cannabis sales and/or consumption protocol transport cannabis goods to retailer public Licensee Lookup Tool Industrial Hemp Advisory Board packaging and labeling Criminal History operating premises scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises microbusinesses no infusion of alcohol aggregate interest of 20% or more 2019 laws 2019 compliance Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories state cannabis licensing transportation of cannabis goods Local Jurisdictions immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Proposed Section 40133 Business Organizational Licensee Information emergency regulations health impacts of cannabis entry into the legal, regulated market three state cannabis-licensing authorities medicinal and adult-use or both markets labels not be attractive child-resistant outer package Vehicle Requirements CO2 and ethanol extractions labeling allergen information Owner remove THC/CBD unique ID/batch number secured area sales of cannabis goods Licensees diagram of the business’s layout Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Extractions using CO2 retailers disclosure of all criminal convictions 2019 proposed changes Ethanol ingredient list medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together recordkeeping ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS edibles packaging opaque supplemental label persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business commercial cannabis manufacturing activity 120 days The California Department of Public Health's MCSB 2019 recent news amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity nonlaboratory quality control online licensing system highly-concentrated oils or waxes packaging licensing cannabis microbusinesses basic nutritional information M-license loop system licensed physical location (premises) California Department of Public Health (CDPH) written procedures for inventory control licensed cannabis distributors informational panel minimum standards for extraction processes primary panel requirements Arranging for laboratory testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch convicted of a substantially related crime mandated warning statements 2019 updates compliance with regulations onsite consumption of cannabis goods Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles access to the area(s) cultivation Premises Diagram 2019 revisions exit packaging Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing manufacturing activities an officer or director of a cannabis business surety bond testing of cannabis goods LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS MCSB’s temporary license application 2019 resolutions manufacturer's name equity interest in a commercial cannabis business 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market A-license structure and formation documents premises diagram consumption of alcohol or tobacco waste management laws good manufacturing practices limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving licensed cannabis cultivators Retailer (nonstorefront) Moisture Content Testing public health and safety vape cartridges licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises destruction of cannabis goods amount of THC content Local Issuing Authority shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company and more.

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

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