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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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commercial cannabis activity conditional license manufacturing practices Retailer (nonstorefront) Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division volatile solvent waste management laws dried flower valid waiver edibles packaging opaque commercial cannabis activity storage of cannabis goods surety bond transportation of cannabis goods contaminant free Distributor Transport Only annual license application cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale supply chain Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles MCSB’s temporary license application motor carrier permit period of 120 days 2018 laws destruction of cannabis goods BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL comply with all packaging and labeling requirements ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS commercial cannabis products LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis waste Premises Information Completed Temporary License Application Form transportation and security final form small product packaging California Public Records Act allergen information diagram of the business’s layout medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity sugar manufacturers who package for other producers A-license 2018 issues local jurisdiction’s requirements Edibles– Products Local Authorization Ethanol remove THC/CBD cannabis cultivation licensing government warning statement label property for the commercial cannabis activity testing lab Food-grade Butter/Oil Transport vehicles alarm system potentially-hazardous foods Business Information stickers inhalable cannabis exception for testing laboratories Premises Diagram CDPH-9041 extraction packaging manned motor vehicle written procedures for inventory control edible products 2018 regulations definition of owner ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories temporary license requiring refrigeration no added caffeine managing member licensed cannabis cultivators transportation state cannabis licensing financial interest holder emergency regulations tinctures consumption of alcohol or tobacco re-sealable Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 shipping manifest at least 99% purity testing methods Retailer (Type 10) Manufacturing (non-volatile) Moisture Content Testing Temporary Cannabis Event an officer or director of a cannabis business licensed cannabis distributors cannabis market manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) list of artificial food colorings transport cannabis goods to retailer disposal testing of cannabis goods licensing cannabis retailers Physical address no infusion of alcohol Owner license review process commercial cannabis manufacturers Microbusiness testing laboratories Carbon Dioxide (CO2) track and trace system sanitary workplaces child-resistant packaging labeling local jurisdiction authorization extracts licensed premises premises diagram Bond and Insurance Information Mechanical packaging and labeling requirements California Department of Public Health (CDPH) limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving cannabis plants 2018 updates opaque exit package Butane/Hexane/Propane local jurisdiction amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package 2018 compliance separate applications periods of 90 days extensions access to the area(s) highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin commercial cannabis manufacturing activity required limits procedures for inventory control Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) compliance with regulations Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) loop system sampling standards child-resistant outer package 2018 revisions Local Authorization Attachment CDPH-issued universal symbol Temporary License Application Information CO2 and ethanol extractions Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods aggregate interest of 20% or more ingredient list The California Department of Public Health's operating procedures public health and safety ownership premises is not within a Government product as a candy prohibited scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises primary panel requirements persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business secondary packaging at least 20% ownership interest identity of the product 2018 recent news Percentage of ownership amount of THC content medicinal and adult-use markets 120 days Live Scans for each owner Mycotoxins Testing local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Application Checklist manufacture cannabis products sales of cannabis goods Industrial Hemp Advisory Board member manager must enter certain events cannabis training Track and Trace laboratory quality assurance Fingerprints Vehicle Requirements Seller’s permit number health impacts of cannabis nonlaboratory quality control 2018 important information payable to the state of California shared-use manufacturing facilities commercial cannabis manufacturing in California MCSB The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) secondary package Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) chain of custody Licensee Information Heavy Metals Testing secured area 2018 fines purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Identifying information Financial information 2018 proposed changes Category II Residual Pesticides Testing contaminants 2018 resolutions onsite consumption of cannabis goods Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Criminal History compliance with local jurisdiction shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company infusion Form # CDPH-9041 finished product loan provided to a commercial cannabis business unique ID/batch number Water/Food-grade Dry Ice packaging and labeling Terpenoids Testing cultivation concentrate some nutritional facts Cannabis Manufacturing no infusion of nicotine The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) operating premises licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Cannabinoids Testing Extractions using CO2 topicals MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH 600 foot radius of a school Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act amount of sodium commercial kitchens Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch transporting cannabis goods three cannabis licensing authorities workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Labor peace agreement basic nutritional information security Arranging for laboratory testing Cultivation less than 10,000 delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods paper inserted into the packaging Distributor transport carbohydrates and fat per serving manufacturing Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) health claims structure and formation documents designated structure waste disposal hydrocarbon-based solvents public Licensee Lookup Tool sanitary and hazard-free environment Operating Procedures commercial cannabis manufacturing tobacco products regulatory framework M-license cannabis industries Foreign Material Testing Proposition 65 shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) cannabis adult-use products THC levels licensing cannabis distributors immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing vape cartridges Proposed Section 40133 inventory A-license and an M-license Business Organizational disclosure of all criminal convictions pre-made or purchased protocol regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market security and cannabis waste disposal medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together three state cannabis-licensing authorities tamper-evident equity interest in a commercial cannabis business packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls cannabis cartoons 600-foot radius of a school A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Local Issuing Authority medicinal and adult-use or both markets Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch labels not be attractive Licensee Lookup Tool Licensees highly-concentrated oils or waxes supplemental label medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing distributors 2018 new laws hang tag or a peel-back label convicted of a substantially related crime M-licensees Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) California Department of Public Health product formulation recordkeeping inventory and quality control A-licensees Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) conducting quality assurance review manufacturing cannabis products regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Bond in the amount of $5,000 100 mg of THC per package Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 certified by a California-licensed engineer cannabis sales and/or consumption entry into the legal, regulated market adult-use commercial cannabis activity onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods meat and seafood, and other products Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products licensed physical location (premises) Type S share facility space disposal and destruction methods Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Premises diagram licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Transition Period investment into a commercial cannabis business persons 21 years of age or older capsules and more.

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


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