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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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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity identity of the product hydrocarbon-based solvents medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing product guidelines informational panel three state cannabis-licensing authorities Local Authorization Mycotoxins Testing transporting cannabis goods Moisture Content Testing temporary license waste management laws recordkeeping loan provided to a commercial cannabis business required limits Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates designated structure Industrial Hemp Advisory Board 2019 issues amount of THC content no added caffeine limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package disposal and destruction methods tamper-evident MCSB Distributor transport Local Issuing Authority contaminants consumption of alcohol or tobacco Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Cannabinoids Testing Temporary License Application Information shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company public health and safety product formulation security and cannabis waste disposal Butane/Hexane/Propane commercial cannabis manufacturers carbohydrates and fat per serving transportation of cannabis goods Water/Food-grade Dry Ice 2019 recent news Licensees Temporary Cannabis Event sales of cannabis goods minimum standards for extraction processes written procedures for inventory control supplemental label sampling standards investment into a commercial cannabis business separate applications small product packaging conditional license microbusinesses Mechanical commercial kitchens state cannabis licensing child-resistant outer package Vehicle Requirements commercial cannabis activity cannabis event organizer license MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Transport vehicles alarm system 600 foot radius of a school annual license application Local Authorization Attachment Retailer (nonstorefront) 2019 revisions Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) operating premises at least 20% ownership interest transportation commercial cannabis manufacturing Premises Diagram Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 primary panel requirements medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together CDPH-issued universal symbol final form re-sealable A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity procedures for inventory control amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package structure and formation documents workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Local Jurisdictions cannabis market ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS aggregate interest of 20% or more public Licensee Lookup Tool track and trace system CO2 and ethanol extractions Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 capsules basic nutritional information requiring refrigeration managing member Category II Residual Pesticides Testing potentially-hazardous foods Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing 2019 regulations Microbusiness activity for a period of 120 days 2019 new laws Licensee Lookup Tool Arranging for laboratory testing Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division transportation and security loop system good manufacturing practices A-license and an M-license compliance with regulations Distributor Transport Only medicinal and adult-use or both markets licensed cannabis distributors sanitary and hazard-free environment Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control regulatory framework Edibles– Products Premises Information manufacturing cannabis products Completed Temporary License Application Form Operating Procedures list of artificial food colorings remove THC/CBD cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale paper inserted into the packaging regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Form # CDPH-9041 Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) testing laboratories purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands hang tag or a peel-back label licensing cannabis microbusinesses onsite consumption of cannabis goods period of 120 days 2019 problems licensing scheme Type S share facility space licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers at least 99% purity licensed physical location (premises) shipping manifest pre-made or purchased CDPH-9041 licensing cannabis distributors government warning statement label Foreign Material Testing alcoholic beverages disclosure of all criminal convictions packaging and labeling packaging meat and seafood, and other products cannabis plants The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) definition of owner Physical address volatile solvent Labor peace agreement manufacturer's name CDTFA seller’s permit storage of cannabis goods opaque exit package Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 100 mg of THC per package laboratory quality assurance Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) infusion disposal Identifying information evidence of rehabilitation Temporary License Application online licensing system Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 California Public Records Act packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls chain of custody medicinal commercial cannabis activity 2019 proposed changes destruction of cannabis goods Business Organizational testing of cannabis goods Track and Trace some nutritional facts Fingerprints access to the area(s) sanitary workplaces supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products 120 days inhalable cannabis property for the commercial cannabis activity Financial Interest quality control Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Premises diagram The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) payable to the state of California 2019 resolutions persons 21 years of age or older vape cartridges manufacturing activities member manager manned motor vehicle entry into the legal, regulated market The California Department of Public Health's CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit premises diagram M-license testing lab Licensee Information M-licensees edibles packaging opaque A-licensees stickers unique ID/batch number extraction distributors testing methods product as a candy prohibited manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) licensed cannabis cultivators no infusion of nicotine Extractions using CO2 Bond and Insurance Information Percentage of ownership 2019 updates limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving ownership premises is not within a Government immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch A-license valid waiver licensed premises evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises must enter certain events manufacturers who package for other producers extracts motor carrier permit licensed cannabis manufacturers financial interest holder license review process periods of 90 days extensions Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products protocol conducting quality assurance review no infusion of alcohol cannabis training 2019 laws finished product 600-foot radius of a school cultivation persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Retailer (Type 10) regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing mandated warning statements three cannabis licensing authorities commercial cannabis products retailers 2019 important information diagram of the business’s layout nonlaboratory quality control Owner Temporary event up to 4 days commercial cannabis manufacturing activity labels not be attractive labeling delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods cannabis cartoons Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods sugar California Department of Public Health cannabis cultivation licensing health impacts of cannabis comply with all packaging and labeling requirements adult-use commercial cannabis activity Category I Residual Pesticides Testing child-resistant packaging tinctures Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) manufacturing convicted of a substantially related crime edible products emergency regulations equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Manufacturing (non-volatile) an officer or director of a cannabis business ingredient list secured area surety bond allergen information exception for testing laboratories 2019 fines health claims shared-use manufacturing facilities tobacco products inventory Application Checklist Criminal History packaging and labeling requirements secondary packaging Bond in the amount of $5,000 cannabis waste dried flower Ethanol Personnel Requirements Transition Period MCSB’s temporary license application manufacture cannabis products Food-grade Butter/Oil Proposed Section 40133 Proposition 65 Business Information inventory and quality control Carbon Dioxide (CO2) amount of sodium Cannabis Manufacturing operating procedures supply chain California Department of Public Health (CDPH) 2019 compliance security LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Terpenoids Testing 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Cultivation less than 10,000 contaminant free Live Scans for each owner commercial cannabis manufacturing in California exit packaging transport cannabis goods to retailer cannabis industries Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Financial information local jurisdiction’s requirements certified by a California-licensed engineer BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacturing practices Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Individual Owner THC levels medicinal and adult-use markets Seller’s permit number CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing secondary package ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation concentrate compliance with local jurisdiction Heavy Metals Testing topicals licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch waste disposal licensing cannabis retailers cannabis sales and/or consumption highly-concentrated oils or waxes cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises local jurisdiction cannabis adult-use products local jurisdiction authorization and more.

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


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