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recent california business licensing news and updates This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Heavy Metals Testing tobacco products licensed physical location (premises) must enter certain events list of artificial food colorings volatile solvent LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Retailer (nonstorefront) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 2019 new laws testing of cannabis goods disposal and destruction methods medicinal and adult-use or both markets Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control 2019 updates tinctures evidence of rehabilitation amount of THC content separate applications transportation and security shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Owner sanitary workplaces 2019 laws investment into a commercial cannabis business hydrocarbon-based solvents The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) basic nutritional information extraction exit 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OF CANNABIS CONTROL informational panel licensing cannabis distributors cannabis adult-use products manufacture cannabis products an officer or director of a cannabis business mandated warning statements Bond in the amount of $5,000 managing member commercial cannabis activity sanitary and hazard-free environment Licensee Information motor carrier permit 2019 resolutions online licensing system licensed cannabis distributors Ethanol dried flower MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice entry into the legal, regulated market Completed Temporary License Application Form manufacturers who package for other producers onsite consumption of cannabis goods packaging and labeling Premises diagram labeling waste disposal Local Issuing Authority equity interest in a commercial cannabis business primary panel requirements persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business destruction of cannabis goods health claims Retailer (Type 10) Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch licensing cannabis retailers Industrial Hemp Advisory Board cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) laboratory quality assurance chain of custody nonlaboratory quality control cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale security and cannabis waste disposal three cannabis licensing authorities designated structure testing laboratories testing methods The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) M-licensees potentially-hazardous foods loop system Labor peace agreement CO2 and ethanol extractions Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act public health and safety and more.

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

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