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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 licensing cannabis microbusinesses retailers some nutritional facts shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Percentage of ownership Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division quality control LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS ingredient list definition of owner online licensing system Identifying information licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers disclosure of all criminal convictions 2018 recent news Bond and Insurance Information Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) 600-foot radius of a school pre-made or purchased contaminant free A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity written procedures for inventory control manned motor vehicle regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California secondary package Edibles– Products product formulation identity of the product Foreign Material Testing Application Checklist Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) list of artificial food colorings ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation potentially-hazardous foods onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Track and Trace concentrate Proposed Section 40133 packaging evidence of rehabilitation Premises Diagram convicted of a substantially related crime chain of custody Business Organizational CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing no added caffeine amount of THC content primary panel requirements 2018 updates shared-use manufacturing facilities CDPH-9041 Local Authorization medicinal commercial cannabis activity A-license and an M-license Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 temporary license Food-grade Butter/Oil extracts manufacturing activities conditional license Extractions using CO2 packaging and labeling The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) at least 20% ownership interest manufacturers who package for other producers 2018 issues requiring refrigeration adult-use commercial cannabis activity Distributor transport child-resistant outer package separate applications volatile solvent equity interest in a commercial cannabis business secondary packaging testing laboratories operating premises protocol tamper-evident alcoholic beverages health claims must enter certain events Fingerprints A-license A-licensees annual license application licensing cannabis retailers exit packaging sanitary workplaces good manufacturing practices meat and seafood, and other products Moisture Content Testing waste management laws topicals licensing cannabis distributors re-sealable disposal and destruction methods Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch opaque exit package license review process scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises informational panel Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations secured area conducting quality assurance review CDPH-issued universal symbol Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) commercial cannabis manufacturers the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) dried flower sampling standards medicinal and adult-use markets manufacturer's name Owner Criminal History ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis event organizer license packaging and labeling requirements 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market shipping manifest cannabis sales and/or consumption state cannabis licensing limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package destruction of cannabis goods Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Mechanical licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories microbusinesses Local Jurisdictions Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL basic nutritional information cannabis market mandated warning statements commercial cannabis activity Licensees 2018 problems infusion member manager structure and formation documents licensed cannabis manufacturers cannabis cartoons tobacco products Cultivation less than 10,000 evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises manufacturing small product packaging licensing scheme manufacturing cannabis products track and trace system medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing testing methods periods of 90 days extensions 2018 regulations supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Premises Information amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package cannabis plants hang tag or a peel-back label paper inserted into the packaging labels not be attractive access to the area(s) 2018 laws local jurisdiction authorization California Department of Public Health regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis remove THC/CBD CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL minimum standards for extraction processes Form # CDPH-9041 Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products capsules highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin aggregate interest of 20% or more labeling onsite consumption of cannabis goods activity for a period of 120 days required limits Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) cannabis industries commercial cannabis products certified by a California-licensed engineer 2018 compliance diagram of the business’s layout inventory and quality control distributors Temporary Cannabis Event property for the commercial cannabis activity transportation of cannabis goods compliance with regulations tinctures vape cartridges purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Premises diagram M-license extraction Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing period of 120 days Bond in the amount of $5,000 cannabis training Seller’s permit number Butane/Hexane/Propane packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control operating procedures California Public Records Act Transport vehicles alarm system testing of cannabis goods exception for testing laboratories recordkeeping no infusion of alcohol stickers testing lab MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH valid waiver Water/Food-grade Dry Ice motor carrier permit Cannabinoids Testing highly-concentrated oils or waxes ownership premises is not within a Government final form edible products 2018 proposed changes medicinal and adult-use or both markets Temporary License Application Information 120 days 2018 revisions delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods sugar payable to the state of California The California Department of Public Health's cannabis waste MCSB’s temporary license application cultivation emergency regulations immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery edibles packaging opaque disposal surety bond hydrocarbon-based solvents product guidelines persons 21 years of age or older waste disposal persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business government warning statement label licensed premises transporting cannabis goods inventory Completed Temporary License Application Form financial interest holder Live Scans for each owner Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Type S share facility space Labor peace agreement compliance with local jurisdiction manufacture cannabis products nonlaboratory quality control inhalable cannabis three state cannabis-licensing authorities no infusion of nicotine cannabis adult-use products managing member carbohydrates and fat per serving Business Information Vehicle Requirements amount of sodium regulatory framework CDTFA seller’s permit 2018 fines Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing loan provided to a commercial cannabis business laboratory quality assurance M-licensees local jurisdiction Operating Procedures storage of cannabis goods medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together supplemental label THC levels sanitary and hazard-free environment Temporary event up to 4 days 600 foot radius of a school Ethanol loop system 100 mg of THC per package local jurisdiction’s requirements shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Heavy Metals Testing Local Authorization Attachment licensed physical location (premises) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 premises diagram procedures for inventory control manufacturing practices The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) public health and safety Manufacturing (non-volatile) Retailer (Type 10) Licensee Information transport cannabis goods to retailer manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) allergen information 2018 important information Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Personnel Requirements Local Issuing Authority California Department of Public Health (CDPH) at least 99% purity contaminants supply chain finished product Category I Residual Pesticides Testing transportation licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Transition Period MCSB Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act commercial cannabis manufacturing 2018 new laws Distributor Transport Only Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control three cannabis licensing authorities security and cannabis waste disposal Arranging for laboratory testing 2018 resolutions entry into the legal, regulated market Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Licensee Lookup Tool Mycotoxins Testing transportation and security Terpenoids Testing child-resistant packaging security Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Temporary License Application Retailer (nonstorefront) health impacts of cannabis Financial Interest medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Cannabis Manufacturing investment into a commercial cannabis business cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) commercial kitchens Microbusiness public Licensee Lookup Tool Individual Owner licensed cannabis distributors cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) product as a candy prohibited consumption of alcohol or tobacco Physical address designated structure Carbon Dioxide (CO2) unique ID/batch number sales of cannabis goods an officer or director of a cannabis business CO2 and ethanol extractions comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Financial information commercial cannabis manufacturing in California commercial cannabis manufacturing activity limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Proposition 65 cannabis cultivation licensing licensed cannabis cultivators and more.

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

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