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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

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

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


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