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recent california business licensing news and updates This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding cannabis adult-use products compliance with local jurisdiction MCSB’s temporary license application 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market quality control exception for testing laboratories LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2019 updates Temporary License Application Local Authorization Attachment Seller’s permit number supply chain inventory and quality control commercial cannabis activity Fingerprints licensing cannabis retailers Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) allergen information final form equity interest in a commercial cannabis business 2019 proposed changes evidence of rehabilitation sales of cannabis goods onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises cannabis sales and/or consumption Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) testing methods Local Authorization Edibles– Products topicals Cannabinoids Testing Moisture Content Testing distributors Carbon Dioxide (CO2) manufacturing cannabis products medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together sanitary and hazard-free environment Owner MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH sanitary workplaces The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) financial interest holder managing member California Public Records Act Premises Information packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) cannabis waste child-resistant packaging labeling 2019 resolutions annual license application basic nutritional information track and trace system shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company packaging and labeling Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) commercial cannabis manufacturers opaque exit package secondary packaging periods of 90 days extensions cannabis training Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) consumption of alcohol or tobacco an officer or director of a cannabis business A-license cannabis cartoons 2019 issues separate applications Licensee Lookup Tool public Licensee Lookup Tool medicinal commercial cannabis activity cannabis industries purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands potentially-hazardous foods Proposition 65 amount of sodium Labor peace agreement medicinal and adult-use or both markets nonlaboratory quality control informational panel manned motor vehicle shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit 600-foot radius of a school Category II Residual Pesticides Testing limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) valid waiver no infusion of nicotine A-license and an M-license Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2019 new laws Food-grade Butter/Oil licensing scheme 600 foot radius of a school manufacturing transportation of cannabis goods transport cannabis goods to retailer Premises Diagram contaminants Heavy Metals Testing Application Checklist waste disposal state cannabis licensing regulatory framework Bond in the amount of $5,000 inhalable cannabis product formulation Premises diagram Live Scans for each owner commercial cannabis products Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch stickers retailers Transport vehicles alarm system operating premises Butane/Hexane/Propane Form # CDPH-9041 recordkeeping volatile solvent Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 paper inserted into the packaging immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery manufacturing practices Ethanol three cannabis licensing authorities motor carrier permit CDTFA seller’s permit limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package procedures for inventory control Arranging for laboratory testing Mechanical infusion requiring refrigeration extraction entry into the legal, regulated market cannabis market microbusinesses Local Jurisdictions Physical address supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Mycotoxins Testing Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 good manufacturing practices government warning statement label disposal three state cannabis-licensing authorities M-licensees some nutritional facts testing lab Microbusiness commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2019 regulations amount of THC content medicinal and adult-use markets property for the commercial cannabis activity cannabis plants conducting quality assurance review carbohydrates and fat per serving list of artificial food colorings edible products ownership premises is not within a Government regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California small product packaging testing of cannabis goods highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin conditional license supplemental label temporary license exit packaging commercial kitchens transportation written procedures for inventory control transportation and security Retailer (nonstorefront) no infusion of alcohol storage of cannabis goods required limits loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Licensees Financial Interest Vehicle Requirements concentrate testing laboratories 2019 important information alcoholic beverages shared-use manufacturing facilities tamper-evident packaging minimum standards for extraction processes laboratory quality assurance capsules onsite consumption of cannabis goods at least 20% ownership interest destruction of cannabis goods licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Operating Procedures Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division aggregate interest of 20% or more regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis unique ID/batch number Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Financial information Temporary event up to 4 days contaminant free Distributor transport Terpenoids Testing vape cartridges Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates finished product Distributor Transport Only A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity member manager CDPH-issued universal symbol remove THC/CBD security and cannabis waste disposal licensed premises licensing cannabis distributors licensing cannabis microbusinesses 2019 problems re-sealable pre-made or purchased licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers certified by a California-licensed engineer meat and seafood, and other products structure and formation documents dried flower activity for a period of 120 days amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package comply with all packaging and labeling requirements manufacturer's name Local Issuing Authority Completed Temporary License Application Form investment into a commercial cannabis business Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacture cannabis products ingredient list disposal and destruction methods security Transition Period 2019 compliance operating procedures at least 99% purity inventory Type S share facility space Track and Trace Personnel Requirements cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) MCSB Criminal History medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Individual Owner CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL child-resistant outer package evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises adult-use commercial cannabis activity Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Proposed Section 40133 product guidelines chain of custody licensed cannabis manufacturers local jurisdiction authorization convicted of a substantially related crime diagram of the business’s layout public health and safety A-licensees Licensee Information Cultivation less than 10,000 online licensing system Identifying information Temporary License Application Information 2019 fines period of 120 days M-license cannabis cultivation licensing access to the area(s) Bond and Insurance Information payable to the state of California waste management laws manufacturing activities transporting cannabis goods product as a candy prohibited cultivation Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Business Information health claims mandated warning statements 120 days Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) health impacts of cannabis Foreign Material Testing California Department of Public Health 2019 laws commercial cannabis manufacturing definition of owner licensed cannabis distributors Manufacturing (non-volatile) delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods must enter certain events persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale local jurisdiction secured area Cannabis Manufacturing CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Extractions using CO2 California Department of Public Health (CDPH) shipping manifest no added caffeine Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 extracts Business Organizational edibles packaging opaque tinctures Temporary Cannabis Event loop system Water/Food-grade Dry Ice ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS local jurisdiction’s requirements persons 21 years of age or older labels not be attractive hang tag or a peel-back label tobacco products the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) sugar workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control emergency regulations disclosure of all criminal convictions licensed physical location (premises) sampling standards CO2 and ethanol extractions secondary package 2019 revisions CDPH-9041 identity of the product cannabis event organizer license hydrocarbon-based solvents Percentage of ownership license review process Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act commercial cannabis manufacturing in California 100 mg of THC per package primary panel requirements 2019 recent news premises diagram The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) packaging and labeling requirements designated structure surety bond THC levels Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) licensed cannabis cultivators ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation compliance with regulations medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing highly-concentrated oils or waxes manufacturers who package for other producers Retailer (Type 10) Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products protocol Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control The California Department of Public Health's and more.

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

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