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

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


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