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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 cannabis cartoons medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together cannabis training consumption of alcohol or tobacco licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers adult-use commercial cannabis activity CDTFA seller’s permit disposal and destruction methods cannabis industries CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL written procedures for inventory control topicals distributors Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products at least 20% ownership interest 600-foot radius of a school manufacturer's name state cannabis licensing valid waiver paper inserted into the packaging evidence of rehabilitation LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2019 resolutions commercial cannabis manufacturers manned motor vehicle Moisture Content Testing 2019 laws premises diagram government warning statement label Local Authorization Attachment conducting quality assurance review hang tag or a peel-back label testing of 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trace system minimum standards for extraction processes cannabis sales and/or consumption cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) A-license Temporary event up to 4 days Local Authorization disclosure of all criminal convictions persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business inhalable cannabis waste management laws delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Track and Trace 2019 issues finished product licensed physical location (premises) Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) disposal mandated warning statements Transition Period licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises manufacturers who package for other producers commercial cannabis manufacturing activity manufacture cannabis products 600 foot radius of a school Distributor Transport Only labels not be attractive Identifying information The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) convicted of a substantially related crime extracts packaging 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using CO2 capsules workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control The California Department of Public Health's Heavy Metals Testing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) licensed cannabis distributors primary panel requirements inventory and quality control Application Checklist transportation and security medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity at least 99% purity conditional license secondary packaging MCSB’s temporary license application Food-grade Butter/Oil operating premises labeling procedures for inventory control Manufacturing (non-volatile) amount of THC content exception for testing laboratories comply with all packaging and labeling requirements surety bond financial interest holder BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 2019 regulations Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market 2019 fines chain of custody member manager regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California CDPH-9041 M-licensees California Department of Public Health Category II Residual Pesticides Testing tamper-evident health claims licensing cannabis microbusinesses periods of 90 days extensions dried flower Cannabis Manufacturing security and cannabis waste disposal A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity local jurisdiction some nutritional facts CO2 and ethanol extractions loop system MCSB manufacturing practices Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 transport cannabis goods to retailer THC levels small product packaging Business Information medicinal and adult-use or both markets MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH online licensing system Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) property for the commercial cannabis activity Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch volatile solvent shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company inventory Microbusiness regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale managing member manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) A-licensees Premises diagram supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Retailer (nonstorefront) manufacturing activities scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control informational panel licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories 2019 revisions sales of cannabis goods Criminal History nonlaboratory quality control cannabis event organizer license Operating Procedures equity interest in a commercial cannabis business testing laboratories ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Percentage of ownership certified by a California-licensed engineer concentrate commercial kitchens Foreign Material Testing basic nutritional information Financial Interest Bond in the amount of $5,000 requiring refrigeration California Department of Public Health (CDPH) 2019 compliance Edibles– Products Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 100 mg of THC per package no added caffeine commercial cannabis products shipping manifest ingredient list Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Form # CDPH-9041 Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates cannabis cultivation licensing commercial cannabis activity Proposition 65 unique ID/batch number Transport vehicles alarm system licensing cannabis retailers Licensees Licensee Lookup Tool A-license and an M-license Licensee Information transporting cannabis goods edibles packaging opaque Local Issuing Authority structure and formation documents meat and seafood, and other products Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Butane/Hexane/Propane M-license Temporary Cannabis Event activity for a period of 120 days waste disposal transportation license review process storage of cannabis goods sampling standards licensed cannabis cultivators required limits payable to the state of California Live Scans for each owner highly-concentrated oils or waxes Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing child-resistant packaging Financial information licensed cannabis manufacturers Water/Food-grade Dry Ice product as a candy prohibited Distributor transport identity of the product product guidelines sugar Ethanol cannabis plants licensed premises Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Cultivation less than 10,000 Personnel Requirements CDPH-issued universal symbol and more.

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

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