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

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

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