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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 CDPH-9041 written procedures for inventory control Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Bond and Insurance Information meat and seafood, and other products compliance with local jurisdiction 2020 resolutions Category II Residual Pesticides Testing manufacturer's name limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package edibles packaging opaque certified by a California-licensed engineer Financial Interest Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) health claims Ethanol Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 some nutritional facts 2020 revisions The California Department of Public Health's Local Authorization Attachment Live Scans for each owner public Licensee Lookup Tool Proposed Section 40133 re-sealable manufacturing highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin disposal and destruction methods A-licensees cannabis event 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control Individual Owner protocol Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Premises Information Criminal History cannabis sales and/or consumption Local Authorization Foreign Material Testing MCSB’s temporary license application Fingerprints waste management laws MCSB Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) state cannabis licensing packaging and labeling product formulation definition of owner licensing cannabis retailers finished product secured area labeling 2020 fines evidence of rehabilitation pre-made or purchased product guidelines medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity inhalable cannabis Distributor transport Food-grade Butter/Oil Extractions using CO2 medicinal and adult-use markets Physical address regulatory framework destruction of cannabis goods sanitary workplaces topicals ingredient list stickers Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) cultivation licensed cannabis distributors M-license required limits tamper-evident Form # CDPH-9041 Manufacturing (non-volatile) amount of THC content manufacture cannabis products licensed physical location (premises) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis market 2020 important information licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories compliance with regulations limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) vape cartridges Percentage of ownership alcoholic beverages cannabis cultivation licensing Category I Residual Pesticides Testing three state cannabis-licensing authorities California Department of Public Health emergency regulations at least 20% ownership interest microbusinesses public health and safety license review process paper inserted into the packaging Personnel Requirements 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market transportation of cannabis goods disposal mandated warning statements onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods persons 21 years of age or older secondary packaging inventory informational panel period of 120 days Type S share facility space member manager Financial information extracts manufacturing activities Temporary License Application Temporary License Application Information diagram of the business’s layout testing laboratories local jurisdiction authorization requiring refrigeration Moisture Content Testing volatile solvent Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Retailer (Type 10) the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) medicinal commercial cannabis activity small product packaging payable to the state of California temporary license Seller’s permit number local jurisdiction’s requirements CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing 2020 regulations Completed Temporary License Application Form hang tag or a peel-back label packaging and labeling requirements regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Cannabinoids Testing CDPH-issued universal symbol loop system good manufacturing practices conducting quality assurance review minimum standards for extraction processes CO2 and ethanol extractions Transition Period infusion distributors three cannabis licensing authorities financial interest holder 100 mg of THC per package premises diagram inventory and quality control supply chain transport cannabis goods to retailer California Public Records Act edible products Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Heavy Metals Testing comply with all packaging and labeling requirements 600 foot radius of a school exit packaging transportation A-license and an M-license regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Application Checklist shared-use manufacturing facilities periods of 90 days extensions cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale laboratory quality assurance cannabis industries Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company operating procedures MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH concentrate A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act manufacturing cannabis products commercial kitchens shipping manifest valid waiver Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Temporary Cannabis Event Local Jurisdictions supplemental label manufacturing practices loan provided to a commercial cannabis business motor carrier permit waste disposal Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods must enter certain events 600-foot radius of a school potentially-hazardous foods LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS recordkeeping child-resistant packaging ownership premises is not within a Government Business Information at least 99% purity commercial cannabis products no added caffeine delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods storage of cannabis goods Edibles– Products labels not be attractive 2020 proposed changes California Department of Public Health (CDPH) carbohydrates and fat per serving convicted of a substantially related crime 2020 issues Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) no infusion of nicotine child-resistant outer package Mycotoxins Testing Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Butane/Hexane/Propane exception for testing laboratories manned motor vehicle Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates security and cannabis waste disposal ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation identity of the product medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing commercial cannabis manufacturing activity entry into the legal, regulated market manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) no infusion of alcohol opaque exit package Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Distributor Transport Only Temporary event up to 4 days amount of sodium packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls retailers unique ID/batch number A-license chain of custody cannabis cartoons product as a candy prohibited transportation and security disclosure of all criminal convictions an officer or director of a cannabis business managing member sampling standards contaminants operating premises purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 120 days Local Issuing Authority scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises testing methods health impacts of cannabis immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery activity for a period of 120 days property for the commercial cannabis activity BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL packaging THC levels amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package CDTFA seller’s permit access to the area(s) dried flower medicinal and adult-use or both markets separate applications Proposition 65 supply chains for medicinal 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In addition, Type 11 (Distributor) Bureau Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 CBD from industrial hemp Applicant Allergen cross-contact Personnel cannabis concentrates Harvest Batch Theoretical yield Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 THC Request for Live Scan infused butters and oils as concentrates Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 adulteration Mixed-light cultivation Premises Dried flower Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Infusion Package Watts per square foot Verification Cannabis product Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Microorganisms M-license Pathogen Type P – for packaging and labeling only Quality Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Allergen Primary panel Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 track and trace system Medium Outdoor Proposition 65 warning statement CBD Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA infused pre-rolls Monitor Distribution Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package package flower or pre-rolls Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Validation Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Medium Indoor Pest Process Mixed-light Tier 1 Mature plant Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Quality control operation Preventive controls Type N – for infusions list of cannabis manufacturers Track-and-trace systems Quarantine Qualified individual Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) In-process material Department Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Adequate Batch Canopy Volatile solvent Lot Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Specialty Indoor Quality control personnel Indoor cultivation Pre-roll Unique identifier Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Immature plant Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Universal symbol Edible cannabis product Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Small Indoor Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Nonmanufactured cannabis product Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Hazard Nursery Adulterated Flowering Small Outdoor Wet weight Product Identity Contact surface Processing Specialty Cottage Outdoor Topical cannabis product Nonvolatile solvent Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Ingredient Mixed-light Tier 2 Adult-use Market Manufacturer licensee Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Actual yield Cultivation Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Net weight alternate use of a manufacturing premises DPH-17-010E Specialty Outdoor Raw material Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Licensee 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) Informational panel products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Commercial cannabis activity Processing aid UID Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Manufacture Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Processor Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Outdoor cultivation Kief cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Environmental pathogen Finished product Type 10 (Retailer) MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Extraction Limited-access area Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Track and trace system Holding Cultivation site Component Sanitize Specialty Cottage Indoor Serving Labeling and more.


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