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

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


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