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

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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) no infusion of alcohol extracts an officer or director of a cannabis business potentially-hazardous foods cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Food-grade Butter/Oil certified by a California-licensed engineer conducting quality assurance review labeling comply with all packaging and labeling requirements final form periods of 90 days extensions ingredient list volatile solvent no added caffeine persons 21 years of age or older packaging and labeling disposal amount of THC content list of artificial food colorings unique ID/batch number 2020 fines cannabis training temporary license licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Licensee Lookup Tool Terpenoids Testing Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Manufacturing (non-volatile) three state cannabis-licensing authorities licensing cannabis microbusinesses 2020 problems primary panel requirements LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch cannabis cartoons ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation nonlaboratory quality control evidence of rehabilitation CDPH-issued universal symbol conditional license paper inserted into the packaging Foreign Material Testing compliance with local jurisdiction Cannabinoids Testing Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company exit packaging Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) requiring refrigeration Transport vehicles alarm system licensed cannabis cultivators amount of sodium Vehicle Requirements adult-use commercial cannabis activity product guidelines dried flower concentrate extraction 2020 issues capsules government warning statement label transportation medicinal and adult-use markets Temporary License Application cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale annual license application emergency regulations manufacturer's name sales of cannabis goods meat and seafood, and other products Track and Trace Temporary Cannabis Event local jurisdiction purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands period of 120 days shared-use manufacturing facilities Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) tobacco products Ethanol stickers Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Mycotoxins Testing labels not be attractive Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Owner public Licensee Lookup Tool commercial kitchens Licensees manufacturing practices waste disposal limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving packaging Temporary event up to 4 days Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act minimum standards for extraction processes quality control premises diagram procedures for inventory control 100 mg of THC per package child-resistant outer package Local Authorization Attachment Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Criminal History finished product Moisture Content Testing loan provided to a commercial cannabis business regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) commercial cannabis manufacturing activity cannabis sales and/or consumption sanitary and hazard-free environment licensing cannabis retailers medicinal and adult-use or both markets commercial cannabis manufacturing workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control motor carrier permit cannabis event organizer license Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates health impacts of cannabis no infusion of nicotine Retailer (Type 10) investment into a commercial cannabis business tamper-evident Financial information valid waiver Live Scans for each owner contaminant free hydrocarbon-based solvents surety bond California Public Records Act alcoholic beverages remove THC/CBD tinctures licensing scheme medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing 2020 resolutions hang tag or a peel-back label must enter certain events cultivation manufacture cannabis products loop system mandated warning statements infusion cannabis industries The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) A-license and an M-license Local Authorization CDTFA seller’s permit licensed cannabis manufacturers MCSB’s temporary license application 2020 revisions Labor peace agreement Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) disclosure of all criminal convictions regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis onsite consumption of cannabis goods licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Percentage of ownership MCSB M-license product formulation some nutritional facts basic nutritional information packaging and labeling requirements contaminants at least 99% purity managing member microbusinesses laboratory quality assurance 2020 updates designated structure transportation and security licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Financial Interest regulatory framework Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery equity interest in a commercial cannabis business CO2 and ethanol extractions Personnel Requirements manufacturing Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division operating premises cannabis waste small product packaging Business Organizational waste management laws carbohydrates and fat per serving Premises Diagram licensing cannabis distributors Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Temporary License Application Information Local Jurisdictions delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods edible products recordkeeping testing of cannabis goods 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market definition of owner cannabis plants Carbon Dioxide (CO2) evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods distributors Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles track and trace system testing lab Operating Procedures manufacturers who package for other producers inventory product as a candy prohibited cannabis cultivation licensing Licensee Information Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Distributor Transport Only Cannabis Manufacturing inhalable cannabis medicinal commercial cannabis activity Fingerprints local jurisdiction’s requirements Extractions using CO2 testing methods aggregate interest of 20% or more disposal and destruction methods Arranging for laboratory testing 2020 new laws informational panel packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls re-sealable public health and safety entry into the legal, regulated market pre-made or purchased highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin cannabis adult-use products security local jurisdiction authorization convicted of a substantially related crime 2020 laws Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Premises Information 600 foot radius of a school THC levels commercial cannabis manufacturers ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Bond in the amount of $5,000 commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Bond and Insurance Information Microbusiness child-resistant packaging Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing ownership premises is not within a Government allergen information Completed Temporary License Application Form persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Distributor transport A-license testing laboratories the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) sugar sanitary workplaces activity for a period of 120 days local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations vape cartridges compliance with regulations Identifying information Transition Period Premises diagram separate applications sampling standards online licensing system secondary package California Department of Public Health commercial cannabis activity secured area Mechanical property for the commercial cannabis activity manned motor vehicle required limits operating procedures identity of the product retailers secondary packaging storage of cannabis goods transportation of cannabis goods commercial cannabis products Seller’s permit number structure and formation documents transport cannabis goods to retailer Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 consumption of alcohol or tobacco CDPH-9041 Business Information destruction of cannabis goods licensed cannabis distributors A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity highly-concentrated oils or waxes license review process inventory and quality control state cannabis licensing payable to the state of California 600-foot radius of a school good manufacturing practices exception for testing laboratories Individual Owner 2020 proposed changes Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) licensed physical location (premises) 2020 regulations supplemental label access to the area(s) CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Local Issuing Authority shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit edibles packaging opaque 120 days Form # CDPH-9041 Butane/Hexane/Propane BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL shipping manifest protocol amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package opaque exit package Physical address Proposition 65 Heavy Metals Testing Application Checklist M-licensees Proposed Section 40133 security and cannabis waste disposal Type S share facility space 2020 recent news at least 20% ownership interest chain of custody transporting cannabis goods licensed premises three cannabis licensing authorities financial interest holder Retailer (nonstorefront) 2020 compliance Industrial Hemp Advisory Board health claims A-licensees MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products manufacturing cannabis products Edibles– Products Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) The California Department of Public Health's cannabis market written procedures for inventory control member manager manufacturing activities topicals supply chain manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Cultivation less than 10,000 2020 important information diagram of the business’s layout and more.

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


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