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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

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

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


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