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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 evidence of rehabilitation licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers laboratory quality assurance amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package waste disposal supply chain licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises consumption of alcohol or tobacco testing laboratories 2019 issues license review process 2019 important information finished product Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Premises Diagram product formulation licensing cannabis microbusinesses child-resistant packaging local jurisdiction’s requirements Application Checklist shipping manifest Seller’s permit number commercial cannabis manufacturing microbusinesses temporary license M-license manufacture cannabis products medicinal and adult-use or both markets Temporary Cannabis Event persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Butane/Hexane/Propane delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis 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regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California edibles packaging opaque inhalable cannabis Proposed Section 40133 Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division commercial kitchens manufacturing concentrate Retailer (nonstorefront) local jurisdiction authorization conditional license list of artificial food colorings identity of the product The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) required limits supplemental label CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing inventory and quality control LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS shared-use manufacturing facilities Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery 2019 proposed changes regulatory framework Water/Food-grade Dry Ice cannabis market Terpenoids Testing conducting quality assurance review Local Authorization requiring refrigeration cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) A-license and an M-license public health and safety A-licensees product as a candy prohibited annual license application manufacturing practices Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) highly-concentrated oils or waxes financial interest holder secondary packaging medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) opaque exit package product guidelines ingredient list contaminants retailers paper inserted into the packaging security surety bond Distributor transport the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) stickers Temporary License Application Information CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL commercial cannabis activity Transport vehicles alarm system transport cannabis goods to retailer Distributor Transport Only cannabis sales and/or consumption sales of cannabis goods testing of cannabis goods California Public Records Act Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) allergen information informational panel loop system definition of owner 600 foot radius of a school 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Assessment (OEHHA) Labor peace agreement 2019 recent news no infusion of nicotine cannabis waste contaminant free Transition Period packaging Vehicle Requirements manufacturing cannabis products period of 120 days Percentage of ownership at least 99% purity Category I Residual Pesticides Testing disposal Industrial Hemp Advisory Board regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Local Jurisdictions labeling medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together disposal and destruction methods Type S share facility space 2019 new laws Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods medicinal commercial cannabis activity cannabis industries storage of cannabis goods cannabis cartoons M-licensees 2019 revisions 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market structure and formation documents workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control 2019 resolutions Carbon Dioxide (CO2) dried flower good manufacturing practices CDPH-9041 transportation of cannabis goods Temporary event up to 4 days Form # CDPH-9041 Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) mandated warning statements Ethanol amount of THC content three state cannabis-licensing authorities Track and Trace scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Local Issuing Authority public Licensee Lookup Tool quality control local jurisdiction aggregate interest of 20% or more exception for testing laboratories nonlaboratory quality control topicals labels not be attractive highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin convicted of a substantially related crime 120 days an officer or director of a cannabis business cannabis event organizer license final form 100 mg of THC per package Bond and Insurance Information commercial cannabis manufacturing activity protocol California Department of Public Health (CDPH) compliance with local jurisdiction certified by a California-licensed engineer adult-use commercial cannabis activity Moisture Content Testing evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises cultivation secured area emergency regulations Physical address Food-grade Butter/Oil online licensing system onsite consumption of cannabis goods entry into the legal, regulated market Criminal History Individual Owner carbohydrates and fat per serving commercial cannabis manufacturing in California transportation and security 2019 updates A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Retailer (Type 10) Manufacturing (non-volatile) secondary package licensing cannabis retailers volatile solvent Mycotoxins Testing small product packaging MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH ownership premises is not within a Government manufacturers who package for other producers motor carrier permit Licensee Lookup Tool Local Authorization Attachment licensed physical location (premises) pre-made or purchased sampling standards destruction of cannabis goods meat and seafood, and other products security and cannabis waste disposal licensed cannabis distributors Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 property for the commercial cannabis activity Financial Interest Arranging for laboratory testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) 2019 laws member manager CDPH-issued universal symbol cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Financial information managing member Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Heavy Metals Testing written procedures for inventory control cannabis plants supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products periods of 90 days extensions separate applications designated structure 2019 problems and more.

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

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