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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
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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