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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

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rehabilitation structure and formation documents Financial Interest requiring refrigeration medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing carbohydrates and fat per serving payable to the state of California sanitary workplaces Local Authorization no infusion of nicotine Premises Information manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) licensed premises tamper-evident Financial information distributors dried flower Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) A-licensees small product packaging 2019 regulations loan provided to a commercial cannabis business public health and safety three cannabis licensing authorities labels not be attractive Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates public Licensee Lookup Tool Seller’s permit number Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) cannabis sales and/or consumption Moisture Content Testing state cannabis licensing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) re-sealable disposal sanitary and hazard-free environment Arranging for laboratory testing an officer or director of a cannabis business transport cannabis goods to retailer medicinal and adult-use markets Bond and Insurance Information secured area alcoholic beverages manufacturing cannabis products topicals motor carrier permit Proposition 65 shared-use manufacturing facilities persons 21 years of age or older Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) licensing cannabis microbusinesses Live Scans for each owner Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch cannabis industries Manufacturing (non-volatile) Licensees licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises hang tag or a peel-back label supplemental label Form # CDPH-9041 convicted of a substantially related crime delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods sales of cannabis goods CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Transition Period waste management laws quality control A-license and an M-license A-license local jurisdiction’s requirements allergen information transporting cannabis goods CDPH-9041 procedures for inventory control storage of cannabis goods license review process aggregate interest of 20% or more at least 99% purity Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Local Issuing Authority Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Business Organizational cannabis plants Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) testing of cannabis goods microbusinesses government warning statement label Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) conditional license Licensee Lookup Tool surety bond written procedures for inventory control online licensing system Mechanical definition of owner ingredient list Local Jurisdictions commercial cannabis manufacturers regulatory framework Category II Residual Pesticides Testing manufacturing activities protocol 2019 resolutions highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin 120 days Local Authorization Attachment recordkeeping Labor peace agreement Vehicle Requirements packaging required limits manufacturing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL member manager California Department of Public Health (CDPH) meat and seafood, and other products Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 THC levels Licensee Information commercial cannabis products labeling Temporary License Application Information cannabis cultivation licensing track and trace system Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) cultivation Completed Temporary License Application Form medicinal and adult-use or both markets nonlaboratory quality control Distributor Transport Only local jurisdiction authorization Personnel Requirements health claims ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation commercial kitchens The California Department of Public Health's paper inserted into the packaging inhalable cannabis concentrate MCSB list of artificial food colorings manufacturing practices Food-grade Butter/Oil Premises Diagram M-licensees Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods periods of 90 days extensions opaque exit package finished product extraction disposal and destruction methods 2019 updates testing laboratories purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Cannabinoids Testing 2019 proposed changes remove THC/CBD MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH 2019 compliance Track and Trace licensed cannabis cultivators manufacturer's name Edibles– Products premises diagram infusion CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing informational panel Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 waste disposal tobacco products medicinal commercial cannabis activity 2019 issues no added caffeine retailers cannabis waste sampling standards secondary packaging Mycotoxins Testing Cultivation less than 10,000 Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch some nutritional facts onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods 2019 new laws Temporary Cannabis Event inventory and quality control volatile solvent Fingerprints consumption of alcohol or tobacco product guidelines scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises California Department of Public Health Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) basic nutritional information stickers potentially-hazardous foods health impacts of cannabis Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing certified by a California-licensed engineer good manufacturing practices tinctures cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Bond in the amount of $5,000 Temporary License Application ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS unique ID/batch number California Public Records Act Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit pre-made or purchased workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control 600-foot radius of a school emergency regulations licensing cannabis distributors Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Terpenoids Testing Extractions using CO2 Individual Owner MCSB’s temporary license application licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Ethanol activity for a period of 120 days operating premises extracts exception for testing laboratories child-resistant packaging 2019 laws Butane/Hexane/Propane compliance with local jurisdiction supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products loop system commercial cannabis activity 2019 revisions Operating Procedures equity interest in a commercial cannabis business transportation Microbusiness Physical address entry into the legal, regulated market The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) compliance with regulations final form highly-concentrated oils or waxes 2019 recent news CDTFA seller’s permit child-resistant outer package testing lab property for the commercial cannabis activity 2019 fines transportation of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Water/Food-grade Dry Ice licensing cannabis retailers Temporary event up to 4 days minimum standards for extraction processes licensed physical location (premises) packaging and labeling 600 foot radius of a school Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles temporary license regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California cannabis event organizer license mandated warning statements cannabis market must enter certain events licensed cannabis manufacturers licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company 2019 important information identity of the product period of 120 days separate applications secondary package medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together primary panel requirements capsules 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market shipping manifest licensing scheme annual license application Proposed Section 40133 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) laboratory quality assurance supply chain contaminant free amount of THC content ownership premises is not within a Government Criminal History Foreign Material Testing sugar M-license limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving edible products limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Identifying information Heavy Metals Testing immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Transport vehicles alarm system commercial cannabis manufacturing activity 100 mg of THC per package Premises diagram security regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations 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In addition, UID Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Ingredient Cannabis product Serving Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Finished product Mixed-light Tier 2 Specialty Outdoor Processing aid Specialty Cottage Indoor MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Department products similar to traditional food products prohibited Cultivation cannabis concentrates Batch Proposition 65 warning statement Track and trace system Actual yield Bureau Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Licensee Qualified individual Allergen cross-contact Quality control personnel track and trace system Dried flower Nonvolatile solvent Pre-roll Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Sanitize In-process material Kief cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Holding Edible cannabis product Specialty Indoor Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Outdoor cultivation Process Distribution Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Environmental pathogen Premises infused pre-rolls Mature plant Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Adequate Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Wet weight Manufacturer licensee Hazard Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Infusion Flowering Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Raw material Track-and-trace systems Type 11 (Distributor) Volatile solvent Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Nursery Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Validation Applicant Medium Indoor gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Manufacture Specialty Cottage Outdoor Nonmanufactured cannabis product Contact surface Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Package Adult-use Market alternate use of a manufacturing premises Medium Outdoor Type 12 (Microbusiness) Net weight M-license Type 10 (Retailer) DPH-17-010E Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type N – for infusions Preventive controls Microorganisms Verification Theoretical yield Request for Live Scan Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Indoor cultivation Small Indoor Commercial cannabis activity Unique identifier Limited-access area Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Universal symbol Allergen package flower or pre-rolls Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Extraction Pathogen Canopy Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type P – for packaging and labeling only Harvest Batch Quality control operation Pest Small Outdoor Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Mixed-light cultivation Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Mixed-light Tier 1 CBD from industrial hemp Quality Component Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) list of cannabis manufacturers THC Cultivation site Primary panel THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Personnel Quarantine Topical cannabis product Immature plant Informational panel 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) Monitor infused butters and oils as concentrates Processing CBD Labeling Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) adulteration Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Adulterated Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Processor Product Identity Watts per square foot Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Lot and more.

Last updated on September 17, 2019

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