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

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

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