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

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

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


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