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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

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Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Local Authorization supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products written procedures for inventory control A-license 2020 regulations limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Temporary License Application Premises Information sanitary and hazard-free environment informational panel disclosure of all criminal convictions finished product Cannabis Manufacturing scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises transport cannabis goods to retailer opaque exit package commercial cannabis manufacturing Category I Residual Pesticides Testing The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) commercial cannabis activity Food-grade Butter/Oil medicinal and adult-use markets waste disposal minimum standards for extraction processes volatile solvent at least 99% purity medicinal commercial cannabis activity Fingerprints disposal and destruction methods 2020 issues 2020 updates retailers manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) 120 days Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Arranging for laboratory testing alcoholic beverages Cannabinoids Testing CDPH-9041 supply chain Industrial Hemp Advisory Board product guidelines adult-use commercial cannabis activity testing methods local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Foreign Material Testing Carbon Dioxide (CO2) storage of cannabis goods periods of 90 days extensions manned motor vehicle health claims licensed cannabis cultivators Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Retailer (nonstorefront) waste management laws Extractions using CO2 conditional license Proposed Section 40133 Application Checklist small product packaging Completed Temporary License Application Form Financial Interest commercial cannabis products edible products amount of sodium microbusinesses Licensee Lookup Tool sugar contaminant free operating 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waiver property for the commercial cannabis activity 2020 fines Bond and Insurance Information THC levels licensing cannabis retailers secondary packaging manufacturers who package for other producers recordkeeping product as a candy prohibited California Public Records Act BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL CDPH-issued universal symbol Edibles– Products loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Retailer (Type 10) Form # CDPH-9041 Water/Food-grade Dry Ice destruction of cannabis goods cannabis adult-use products Business Organizational ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS manufacturer's name public health and safety security cannabis cultivation licensing hydrocarbon-based solvents licensed physical location (premises) cannabis market required limits Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Physical address licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers licensing cannabis microbusinesses certified by a California-licensed engineer manufacture cannabis products no infusion of alcohol re-sealable Transport vehicles alarm system medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Type S share facility space requiring refrigeration persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business 2020 new laws Vehicle Requirements procedures for inventory control 2020 revisions secondary package Transition Period cannabis cartoons 600 foot radius of a school the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) M-licensees Microbusiness Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) three state cannabis-licensing authorities investment into a commercial cannabis business topicals remove THC/CBD Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch no added caffeine 2020 recent news transporting cannabis goods Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises contaminants Moisture Content Testing potentially-hazardous foods CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing meat and seafood, and other products diagram of the business’s layout workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control designated structure Licensee Information hang tag or a peel-back label temporary license inventory Criminal History medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together at least 20% ownership interest good manufacturing practices inventory and quality control cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) licensed premises Operating Procedures Local Issuing Authority manufacturing practices manufacturing cannabis products primary panel requirements laboratory quality assurance activity for a period of 120 days 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market comply with all packaging and labeling requirements allergen information stickers online licensing system product formulation cannabis industries manufacturing activities amount of THC/CBD 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Scans for each owner entry into the legal, regulated market Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 identity of the product conducting quality assurance review 2020 resolutions child-resistant packaging Distributor Transport Only commercial cannabis manufacturing activity commercial cannabis manufacturing in California A-licensees Terpenoids Testing Business Information highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity government warning statement label Mechanical Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 must enter certain events Licensees secured area Labor peace agreement exit packaging Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Owner and more.

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

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