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

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

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