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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 CDPH-issued universal symbol evidence of rehabilitation disclosure of all criminal convictions Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) commercial cannabis activity 600-foot radius of a school informational panel Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Licensee Lookup Tool limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving ingredient list medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together must enter certain events California Department of Public Health Proposed Section 40133 licensing cannabis retailers Extractions using CO2 security and cannabis waste disposal licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories exit packaging track and trace system diagram of the business’s layout premises diagram Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch transportation and security limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package compliance with local jurisdiction Arranging for laboratory testing opaque exit package alcoholic beverages Retailer (Type 10) extracts Terpenoids Testing annual license application motor carrier permit child-resistant outer package loop system shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit local jurisdiction volatile solvent minimum standards for extraction processes 2020 important information Ethanol amount of THC content designated structure distributors the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) product formulation unique ID/batch number MCSB BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL remove THC/CBD MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises recordkeeping testing methods Temporary License Application manufacturing licensing scheme cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Premises Diagram packaging hydrocarbon-based solvents Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division pre-made or purchased Proposition 65 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aggregate interest of 20% or more transportation Temporary event up to 4 days Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) concentrate shipping manifest cultivation Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Business Organizational conditional license 2020 revisions CDPH-9041 periods of 90 days extensions Form # CDPH-9041 Water/Food-grade Dry Ice cannabis plants immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) cannabis waste Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Personnel Requirements finished product no infusion of nicotine Local Authorization Attachment Vehicle Requirements access to the area(s) licensing cannabis microbusinesses period of 120 days licensing cannabis distributors protocol purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 2020 proposed changes managing member Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Application Checklist labels not be attractive an officer or 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Butane/Hexane/Propane licensed physical location (premises) small product packaging California Department of Public Health (CDPH) testing lab A-license health claims Edibles– Products consumption of alcohol or tobacco comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Licensee Information The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Foreign Material Testing public Licensee Lookup Tool 2020 regulations Fingerprints testing laboratories supplemental label temporary license licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers final form member manager Completed Temporary License Application Form product as a candy prohibited highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin payable to the state of California Financial Interest THC levels Local Jurisdictions testing of cannabis goods definition of owner paper inserted into the packaging contaminant free loan provided to a commercial cannabis business requiring refrigeration Seller’s permit number sanitary and hazard-free environment Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) disposal and destruction methods compliance with regulations product guidelines Cannabinoids Testing structure and formation documents medicinal and adult-use markets government warning statement label transport cannabis goods to retailer Labor peace agreement commercial kitchens M-licensees Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods stickers Criminal History CDTFA seller’s permit Local Authorization Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act 2020 recent news licensed premises infusion cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing allergen information commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Live Scans for each owner CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing secured area Premises diagram shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company sales of cannabis goods tamper-evident at least 20% ownership interest manufacture cannabis products financial interest holder Percentage of ownership operating premises manufacturer's name local jurisdiction authorization packaging and labeling Track and Trace cannabis market Operating Procedures Category I Residual Pesticides Testing state cannabis licensing three state cannabis-licensing authorities 2020 new laws adult-use commercial cannabis activity 600 foot radius of a school Transport vehicles alarm system 2020 resolutions 100 mg of THC per package ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS vape cartridges supply chain 2020 fines commercial cannabis manufacturing activity written procedures for inventory control edible products certified by a California-licensed engineer tinctures packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls commercial cannabis manufacturing list of 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destruction of cannabis goods topicals evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Cultivation less than 10,000 Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles extraction good manufacturing practices onsite consumption of cannabis goods licensed cannabis cultivators child-resistant packaging Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 nonlaboratory quality control chain of custody amount of sodium medicinal commercial cannabis activity persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business exception for testing laboratories activity for a period of 120 days CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL California Public Records Act 2020 problems Microbusiness local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations and more.

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