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

Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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

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

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