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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 definition of owner THC levels waste management laws Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act conditional license secured area periods of 90 days extensions premises diagram 600 foot radius of a school Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch topicals regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands sanitary workplaces M-license laboratory quality assurance local jurisdiction’s requirements online licensing system Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing exit packaging The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Arranging for laboratory testing Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) exception for testing laboratories activity for a period of 120 days quality control stickers Cannabinoids Testing convicted of a substantially related crime CDPH-9041 finished product potentially-hazardous foods Business Organizational 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market temporary license designated structure microbusinesses meat and seafood, and other products no infusion of alcohol licensed cannabis manufacturers sugar manufacturing activities packaging and labeling Percentage of ownership motor carrier permit entry into the legal, regulated market manufacturing 2019 new laws at least 20% ownership interest Premises Diagram Butane/Hexane/Propane A-license and an M-license testing lab 2019 fines packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Individual Owner Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) certified by a California-licensed engineer 2019 issues carbohydrates and fat per serving Seller’s permit number Completed Temporary License Application Form Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products 600-foot radius of a school CDPH-issued universal symbol licensed premises operating procedures local jurisdiction financial interest holder 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commercial cannabis activity cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) health impacts of cannabis onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Fingerprints Personnel Requirements Financial Interest supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products good manufacturing practices BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL edible products procedures for inventory control licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises surety bond valid waiver product as a candy prohibited Financial information track and trace system M-licensees Temporary License Application compliance with regulations remove THC/CBD security and cannabis waste disposal ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation evidence of rehabilitation identity of the product Local Authorization Attachment Proposition 65 access to the area(s) Temporary Cannabis Event Operating Procedures diagram of the business’s layout Mechanical testing methods Licensees Edibles– Products ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS supply chain highly-concentrated oils or waxes The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) alcoholic beverages local jurisdiction authorization labeling re-sealable member manager Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 cultivation transportation and security Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Cannabis Manufacturing protocol manufacturers who package for other producers consumption of alcohol or tobacco Cultivation less than 10,000 tamper-evident infusion loan provided to a commercial cannabis business aggregate interest of 20% or more informational panel Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates commercial cannabis products Retailer (nonstorefront) separate applications Distributor Transport Only cannabis adult-use products required limits MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH sanitary and hazard-free environment chain of custody small product packaging loop system compliance with local jurisdiction 2019 compliance no added caffeine 2019 laws labels not 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In addition, Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) 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) Immature plant Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) MCSB 90-day extension periods Indoor cultivation Component Track and trace system Wet weight Department Premises Package Cannabis product package flower or pre-rolls infused pre-rolls Microorganisms Nonmanufactured cannabis product Finished product Nonvolatile solvent Specialty Indoor Canopy DPH-17-010E Pre-roll Applicant Primary panel Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 11 (Distributor) Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Specialty Outdoor Infusion Small Outdoor Personnel Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Informational panel Quarantine Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Medium Indoor Type N – for infusions Harvest Batch Verification Qualified individual list of cannabis manufacturers Type 10 (Retailer) THC Manufacture UID Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Preventive controls Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Adulterated Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Labeling Monitor Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Raw material Request for Live Scan Edible cannabis product Ingredient Kief Quality control operation Theoretical yield Universal symbol Holding Proposition 65 warning statement Mixed-light Tier 2 Lot cannabis concentrates Distribution Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Unique identifier Topical cannabis product cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints adulteration Product Identity Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Adequate Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Pest Flowering Contact surface Processing aid Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Licensee Outdoor cultivation Validation Sanitize Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Mixed-light Tier 1 Environmental pathogen Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Serving Dried flower Processor Medium Outdoor Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock infused butters and oils as concentrates Mature plant Type P – for packaging and labeling only Hazard Nursery Allergen THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Mixed-light cultivation Quality control personnel Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Cultivation site Extraction Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Track-and-trace systems Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Watts per square foot Allergen cross-contact Net weight Adult-use Market Specialty Cottage Indoor Volatile solvent Bureau Type 12 (Microbusiness) alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Manufacturer licensee Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) CBD products similar to traditional food products prohibited Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) track and trace system CBD from industrial hemp M-license Process Specialty Cottage Outdoor Processing Limited-access area Small Indoor In-process material Quality Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Commercial cannabis activity Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Actual yield Pathogen Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Batch Cultivation Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) and more.

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