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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 Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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

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

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