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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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adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Mechanical operating procedures CDPH-issued universal symbol pre-made or purchased tamper-evident commercial kitchens The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Retailer (Type 10) packaging and labeling diagram of the business’s layout manufacturing allergen information Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) testing methods conditional license chain of custody 120 days commercial cannabis manufacturing cannabis adult-use products shipping manifest Proposed Section 40133 tobacco products primary panel requirements Premises Information M-license Licensee Lookup Tool online licensing system period of 120 days Butane/Hexane/Propane regulatory framework child-resistant packaging Local Authorization payable to the state of California Carbon Dioxide (CO2) licensed physical location (premises) Category II Residual Pesticides Testing no infusion of alcohol ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Retailer (nonstorefront) inventory and quality control topicals the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) California Public Records Act limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin hydrocarbon-based solvents delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods microbusinesses waste disposal A-licensees supply chain Water/Food-grade Dry Ice product formulation informational panel cannabis cultivation licensing definition of owner Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act emergency regulations shared-use manufacturing facilities comply with all packaging and labeling requirements recordkeeping Completed Temporary License Application Form cannabis industries entry into the legal, regulated market written procedures for inventory control CO2 and ethanol extractions shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Cannabis Manufacturing medicinal and adult-use markets equity interest in a commercial cannabis business unique ID/batch number hang tag or a peel-back label 2018 problems Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Premises Diagram an officer or director of a cannabis business The California Department of Public Health's Vehicle Requirements Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Manufacturing (non-volatile) laboratory quality assurance amount of THC content Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products minimum standards for extraction processes exception for testing laboratories inhalable cannabis transporting cannabis goods 600-foot radius of a school loop system disposal and destruction methods amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package convicted of a substantially related crime nonlaboratory quality control California Department of Public Health (CDPH) designated structure Bond in the amount of $5,000 MCSB’s temporary license application labels not be attractive waste management laws Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) product as a candy prohibited required limits stickers California Department of Public Health 2018 important information A-license potentially-hazardous foods ingredient list surety bond cultivation Criminal History meat and seafood, and other products evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) annual license application Ethanol 2018 regulations Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) inventory transportation of cannabis goods must enter certain events ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Microbusiness Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 2018 new laws manufacturing cannabis products Owner packaging and labeling requirements licensed cannabis cultivators 2018 recent news at least 99% purity medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity regulations for medicinal and 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criminal convictions compliance with regulations dried flower managing member labeling licensing cannabis microbusinesses cannabis cartoons conducting quality assurance review sampling standards regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California volatile solvent 2018 compliance highly-concentrated oils or waxes Transition Period secondary packaging BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL certified by a California-licensed engineer 2018 proposed changes Category I Residual Pesticides Testing paper inserted into the packaging final form Business Information Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Financial Interest Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Labor peace agreement Distributor transport supplemental label remove THC/CBD Physical address Transport vehicles alarm system good manufacturing practices public Licensee Lookup Tool commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Licensees LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS security cannabis waste Extractions using CO2 Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division sanitary workplaces scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Financial information CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Identifying information member manager licensed premises Arranging for laboratory testing license review process Individual Owner medicinal and adult-use or both markets exit packaging licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers retailers three cannabis licensing authorities public health and safety Moisture Content Testing capsules adult-use commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis activity Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing sugar Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Application Checklist Temporary License Application secured area 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Office of Environmental Health Hazard 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Issuing Authority Percentage of ownership Local Authorization Attachment licensing cannabis retailers security and cannabis waste disposal Distributor Transport Only persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business testing laboratories Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Edibles– Products local jurisdiction commercial cannabis products Personnel Requirements manufacturing activities 2018 fines manufacture cannabis products distributors immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery no added caffeine Temporary event up to 4 days Premises diagram limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving cannabis plants structure and formation documents track and trace system medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing ownership premises is not within a Government 2018 issues three state cannabis-licensing authorities Track and Trace testing of cannabis goods carbohydrates and fat per serving Local Jurisdictions requiring refrigeration Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) investment into a commercial cannabis business MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Operating Procedures 600 foot radius of a school no infusion of nicotine extracts destruction of cannabis goods periods of 90 days extensions sales of cannabis goods 100 mg of THC per package 2018 updates edible products medicinal commercial cannabis activity identity of the product basic nutritional information child-resistant outer package financial interest holder THC levels packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls list of artificial food colorings mandated warning statements Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Terpenoids Testing Form # CDPH-9041 operating premises and more.

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


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