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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 Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) re-sealable Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles licensed cannabis cultivators testing of cannabis goods Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) highly-concentrated oils or waxes procedures for inventory control 2020 problems Type S share facility space commercial cannabis activity aggregate interest of 20% or more Personnel Requirements Arranging for laboratory testing alcoholic beverages comply with all packaging and labeling requirements local jurisdiction’s requirements health impacts of cannabis Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) cannabis waste 2020 laws period of 120 days Mycotoxins Testing storage of cannabis goods at least 20% ownership interest Seller’s permit number required limits some nutritional facts basic nutritional information MCSB’s temporary license application manufacturing cannabis products 2020 fines track and trace system Mechanical an officer or director of a cannabis business packaging and labeling requirements conditional license local jurisdiction structure and formation documents investment into a commercial cannabis business waste disposal public Licensee Lookup Tool licensing cannabis retailers Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Temporary License Application commercial cannabis manufacturing persons 21 years of age or older 2020 new laws sanitary workplaces infusion chain of custody transportation Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods opaque exit package Temporary License Application Information cannabis cartoons informational panel microbusinesses The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) California Department of Public Health (CDPH) security and cannabis waste disposal edible products onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods secondary package cannabis adult-use products identity of the product emergency regulations evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises contaminants Licensees Butane/Hexane/Propane amount of sodium Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing child-resistant outer package 2020 recent news hang tag or a peel-back label commercial kitchens California Public Records Act Category I Residual Pesticides Testing supplemental label cannabis sales and/or consumption Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) retailers evidence of rehabilitation adult-use commercial cannabis activity Individual Owner destruction of cannabis goods tamper-evident transportation of cannabis goods finished product topicals loan provided to a commercial cannabis business must enter certain events limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving managing member Ethanol Retailer (Type 10) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises licensed cannabis manufacturers Distributor Transport Only amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package testing laboratories Proposed Section 40133 inventory tobacco products minimum standards for extraction processes activity for a period of 120 days Premises Information protocol Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) edibles packaging opaque manufacture cannabis products shared-use manufacturing facilities quality control 120 days Industrial Hemp Advisory Board licensed premises nonlaboratory quality control sugar Labor peace agreement cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Cannabinoids Testing Proposition 65 child-resistant packaging The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) annual license application three cannabis licensing authorities access to the area(s) payable to the state of California transporting cannabis goods secured area surety bond three state cannabis-licensing authorities shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company volatile solvent onsite consumption of cannabis goods periods of 90 days extensions Form # CDPH-9041 definition of owner Transport vehicles alarm system immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery tinctures exception for testing laboratories manufacturing activities cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS commercial cannabis manufacturers no added caffeine stickers Licensee Lookup Tool Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates 2020 issues commercial cannabis products no infusion of nicotine convicted of a substantially related crime diagram of the business’s layout 2020 proposed changes Premises diagram meat and seafood, and other products Fingerprints 2020 resolutions distributors cannabis plants A-license extracts Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Live Scans for each owner BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL capsules good manufacturing practices Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Operating Procedures 600-foot radius of a school 2020 updates MCSB licensed cannabis distributors Local Authorization Manufacturing (non-volatile) labeling regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis local jurisdiction authorization small product packaging Food-grade Butter/Oil Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) ownership premises is not within a Government A-licensees Distributor transport ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation supply chain 2020 important information laboratory quality assurance Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Business Organizational sampling standards cannabis event organizer license Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) THC levels Owner persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business dried flower medicinal and adult-use markets A-license and an M-license manned motor vehicle list of artificial food colorings 600 foot radius of a school Financial Interest shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit waste management laws compliance with local jurisdiction inventory and quality control delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods regulatory framework concentrate CDPH-issued universal symbol medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together consumption of alcohol or tobacco Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) extraction medicinal commercial cannabis activity Cultivation less than 10,000 Edibles– Products financial interest holder transport cannabis goods to retailer public health and safety CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS separate applications licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Moisture Content Testing packaging and labeling property for the commercial cannabis activity manufacturers who package for other producers product as a candy prohibited Criminal History disposal licensing cannabis distributors 2020 regulations licensing cannabis microbusinesses transportation and security requiring refrigeration carbohydrates and fat per serving CDTFA seller’s permit cannabis cultivation licensing Heavy Metals Testing health claims remove THC/CBD premises diagram labels not be attractive 2020 revisions regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 CDPH-9041 commercial cannabis manufacturing in California mandated warning statements Temporary event up to 4 days Licensee Information Physical address manufacturer's name Retailer (nonstorefront) Temporary Cannabis Event medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Percentage of ownership valid waiver medicinal and adult-use or both markets testing methods contaminant free operating procedures allergen information certified by a California-licensed engineer Identifying information licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises M-licensees cultivation Premises Diagram amount of THC content compliance with regulations the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Microbusiness M-license licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers product guidelines Cannabis Manufacturing final form written procedures for inventory control highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Track and Trace Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Local Jurisdictions security Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch exit packaging manufacturing Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control primary panel requirements cannabis industries MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH sales of cannabis goods Completed Temporary License Application Form pre-made or purchased ingredient list government warning statement label cannabis training paper inserted into the packaging CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL hydrocarbon-based solvents Financial information manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) entry into the legal, regulated market temporary license loop system unique ID/batch number medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market packaging packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products secondary packaging The California Department of Public Health's member manager limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package no infusion of alcohol cannabis market equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Local Issuing Authority operating premises Business Information CO2 and ethanol extractions manufacturing practices state cannabis licensing California Department of Public Health Foreign Material Testing A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control licensed physical location (premises) Application Checklist inhalable cannabis disclosure of all criminal convictions purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands sanitary and hazard-free environment license review process local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations potentially-hazardous foods Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products product formulation at least 99% purity testing lab designated structure motor carrier permit licensing scheme Water/Food-grade Dry Ice commercial cannabis manufacturing activity 100 mg of THC per package Transition Period Extractions using CO2 Bond and Insurance Information Bond in the amount of $5,000 Vehicle Requirements recordkeeping Local Authorization Attachment conducting quality assurance review vape cartridges shipping manifest Terpenoids Testing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act online licensing system 2020 compliance disposal and destruction methods Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) and more.

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

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