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

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

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