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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 Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Temporary License Application 2020 important information definition of owner Financial Interest 2020 fines local jurisdiction’s requirements at least 99% purity licensed cannabis manufacturers Owner periods of 90 days extensions amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Proposition 65 commercial cannabis manufacturing activity 2020 recent news compliance with regulations infusion product formulation edible products entry into the legal, regulated market Heavy Metals Testing Licensees manufacturing Seller’s permit number opaque exit package THC levels 600-foot radius of a school paper inserted into the packaging final form Physical address packaging and labeling Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act product guidelines informational panel Licensee Information emergency regulations regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation persons 21 years of age or older remove THC/CBD carbohydrates and fat per serving certified by a California-licensed engineer supplemental label annual license application temporary license Retailer (nonstorefront) period of 120 days California Public Records Act persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Arranging for laboratory testing 2020 new laws Retailer (Type 10) Operating Procedures concentrate stickers Local Issuing Authority Distributor Transport Only transport cannabis goods to retailer investment into a commercial cannabis business managing member at least 20% ownership interest medicinal and adult-use markets compliance with local jurisdiction loan provided to a commercial cannabis business A-license health claims delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods cannabis training motor carrier permit Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles CDTFA seller’s permit conducting quality assurance review nonlaboratory quality control 100 mg of THC per package M-licensees Individual Owner licensed cannabis distributors Temporary Cannabis Event The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Type S share facility space hydrocarbon-based solvents sampling standards small product packaging evidence of rehabilitation edibles packaging opaque contaminants Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products member manager contaminant free microbusinesses Edibles– Products tobacco products Food-grade Butter/Oil 2020 updates medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing surety bond purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) no infusion of alcohol Extractions using CO2 the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) child-resistant packaging supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates minimum standards for extraction processes shared-use manufacturing facilities activity for a period of 120 days licensing scheme A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods manufacturer's name Ethanol Mechanical MCSB’s temporary license application Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing state cannabis licensing Application Checklist protocol cannabis adult-use products highly-concentrated oils or waxes storage of cannabis goods cultivation public Licensee Lookup Tool MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH list of artificial food colorings Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) access to the area(s) Manufacturing (non-volatile) Premises Information product as a candy prohibited loop system shipping manifest commercial cannabis manufacturers cannabis plants Proposed Section 40133 packaging and labeling requirements amount of sodium security three cannabis licensing authorities Transition Period alcoholic beverages 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Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Bond and Insurance Information cannabis waste 2020 revisions Butane/Hexane/Propane M-license Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Local Authorization transportation of cannabis goods track and trace system onsite consumption of cannabis goods adult-use commercial cannabis activity topicals finished product online licensing system A-license and an M-license manned motor vehicle licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers laboratory quality assurance commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis products testing lab child-resistant outer package CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing 2020 laws Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 cannabis market limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Personnel Requirements cannabis sales and/or consumption Financial information 120 days Vehicle Requirements operating procedures no infusion of nicotine Microbusiness testing methods distributors ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS California Department of Public Health Track and Trace mandated warning statements an officer or director of a cannabis business commercial kitchens operating premises Labor peace agreement extracts exit packaging LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2020 resolutions secondary packaging transporting cannabis goods Mycotoxins Testing cannabis cartoons CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL consumption of alcohol or tobacco pre-made or purchased Temporary License Application Information Industrial Hemp Advisory Board manufacturing cannabis products local jurisdiction premises diagram ingredient list cannabis cultivation licensing recordkeeping 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market testing laboratories equity interest in a commercial cannabis business highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin exception for testing laboratories licensed cannabis cultivators health impacts of cannabis Proposition 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In addition, Batch Product Identity Processing aid Microorganisms Component Qualified individual Mixed-light Tier 2 Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Distribution Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Dried flower Medium Outdoor Hazard Small Outdoor Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Infusion Process DPH-17-010E Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Flowering Canopy Request for Live Scan Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Lot track and trace system Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Monitor Adult-use Market Personnel Quality control operation Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Net weight Pre-roll Small Indoor Track and trace system Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Mixed-light cultivation infused butters and oils as concentrates Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Specialty Indoor Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) CBD M-license Department Proposition 65 warning statement Actual yield Labeling infused pre-rolls Medium Indoor Adequate THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Bureau package flower or pre-rolls Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) CBD from industrial hemp Watts per square foot Theoretical yield Verification Harvest Batch Applicant Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Cultivation site Adulterated cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Premises Nursery Validation Unique identifier Licensee Holding 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) Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Track-and-trace systems Allergen Quality Allergen cross-contact Primary panel Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type N – for infusions Limited-access area Mixed-light Tier 1 products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Sanitize Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) THC UID Manufacture MCSB 90-day extension periods Kief Pest Specialty Outdoor Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 10 (Retailer) Wet weight Cultivation Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Finished product Processing Edible cannabis product adulteration Specialty Cottage Indoor Informational panel Type P – for packaging and labeling only Extraction Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Quarantine Cannabis product Package Preventive controls Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Volatile solvent Pathogen Commercial cannabis activity Topical cannabis product Type 11 (Distributor) Immature plant Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) In-process material Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Processor Nonmanufactured cannabis product alternate use of a manufacturing premises cannabis concentrates Quality control personnel Nonvolatile solvent Outdoor cultivation Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Ingredient Contact surface Environmental pathogen Manufacturer licensee Raw material Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Universal symbol Indoor cultivation gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Mature plant list of cannabis manufacturers Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Specialty Cottage Outdoor Serving and more.

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