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

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


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