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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 local jurisdiction licensed physical location (premises) quality control Food-grade Butter/Oil limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package shipping manifest Fingerprints Temporary Cannabis Event ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Cultivation less than 10,000 consumption of alcohol or tobacco secondary packaging child-resistant outer package hang tag or a peel-back label license review process public Licensee Lookup Tool temporary license sanitary workplaces paper inserted into the packaging supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Arranging for laboratory testing Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises carbohydrates and fat per serving manufacturing practices M-licensees Physical address purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands microbusinesses amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) exception for testing laboratories some nutritional facts Carbon Dioxide (CO2) CO2 and ethanol extractions ingredient list three state cannabis-licensing authorities loan provided to a commercial cannabis business 2019 updates packaging and labeling allergen information tobacco products licensed cannabis manufacturers Moisture Content Testing Vehicle Requirements persons 21 years of age or older product guidelines no infusion of alcohol licensing cannabis distributors manufacturing activities basic nutritional information shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing opaque exit package Transport vehicles alarm system contaminants Live Scans for each owner Extractions using CO2 sanitary and hazard-free environment period of 120 days Track and Trace Business Information valid waiver Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates testing of cannabis goods labeling cannabis sales and/or consumption primary panel requirements Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) at least 99% purity cannabis cultivation licensing product as a candy prohibited hydrocarbon-based solvents contaminant free Operating Procedures member manager finished product Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act manufacturer's name conducting quality assurance review Category II Residual Pesticides Testing disclosure of all criminal convictions A-license Local Authorization secondary package Foreign Material Testing Owner manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Temporary License Application The California Department of Public Health's CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing emergency regulations edibles packaging opaque tamper-evident 2019 resolutions Microbusiness small product packaging meat and seafood, and other 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state of California amount of sodium Individual Owner packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls CDPH-9041 Bond and Insurance Information commercial cannabis manufacturing in California 2019 recent news required limits Heavy Metals Testing cannabis training 2019 new laws medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing motor carrier permit the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) written procedures for inventory control testing laboratories Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles security licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control 2019 issues Local Jurisdictions Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 health impacts of cannabis evidence of rehabilitation waste disposal exit packaging manufacture cannabis products mandated warning statements persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL MCSB shared-use 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Ethanol government warning statement label no added caffeine Manufacturing (non-volatile) concentrate track and trace system at least 20% ownership interest transportation Financial Interest delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods conditional license cannabis market California Department of Public Health disposal product formulation packaging and labeling requirements operating procedures local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 commercial cannabis manufacturing convicted of a substantially related crime medicinal and adult-use markets licensing cannabis microbusinesses medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity final form commercial cannabis activity 2019 problems 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market laboratory quality assurance premises diagram pre-made or purchased local jurisdiction authorization child-resistant packaging definition of owner tinctures ownership premises is not within a Government CDTFA seller’s permit volatile solvent infusion LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Seller’s permit number dried flower Retailer (Type 10) regulatory framework 600-foot radius of a school destruction of cannabis goods 120 days separate applications disposal and destruction methods M-license loop system must enter certain events Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Local Authorization Attachment recordkeeping licensing scheme supply chain The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2019 fines inventory and quality control labels not be attractive manned motor vehicle Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) remove THC/CBD commercial cannabis products manufacturing Retailer (nonstorefront) Distributor Transport Only cannabis industries Percentage of ownership transporting cannabis goods health claims alcoholic beverages diagram of the business’s layout Criminal History regulations for medical and 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Application Checklist cannabis adult-use products Butane/Hexane/Propane Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing identity of the product Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) onsite consumption of cannabis goods chain of custody packaging storage of cannabis goods distributors Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) manufacturers who package for other producers Edibles– Products Cannabis Manufacturing Business Organizational Terpenoids Testing list of artificial food colorings state cannabis licensing cannabis event organizer license transportation of cannabis goods 2019 compliance managing member designated structure 2019 revisions waste management laws procedures for inventory control and more.

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