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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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kitchens Business Organizational definition of owner Industrial Hemp Advisory Board limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Microbusiness microbusinesses opaque exit package Foreign Material Testing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Local Authorization Attachment manufacturing activities public Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Identifying information 2020 problems Cannabis Manufacturing shipping manifest tobacco products shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Local Authorization Terpenoids Testing immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery vape cartridges Labor peace agreement waste management laws Licensee Information meat and seafood, and other products Proposition 65 Live Scans for each owner capsules cannabis plants required limits conditional license highly-concentrated oils or waxes adult-use commercial cannabis activity Carbon Dioxide (CO2) sanitary workplaces 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claims regulatory framework sampling standards nonlaboratory quality control A-licensees payable to the state of California conducting quality assurance review distributors remove THC/CBD secondary package secondary packaging Mechanical Form # CDPH-9041 good manufacturing practices ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Edibles– Products scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises at least 20% ownership interest Type S share facility space online licensing system cultivation supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products manufacturing practices periods of 90 days extensions Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Distributor transport aggregate interest of 20% or more no infusion of alcohol product as a candy prohibited written procedures for inventory control CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL A-license and an M-license allergen information an officer or director of a cannabis business 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In addition, Nonvolatile solvent Adequate Universal symbol UID Medium Indoor Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Watts per square foot Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Personnel Microorganisms gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Pre-roll CBD Adult-use Market Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Adulterated products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Sanitize Applicant Actual yield Distribution Pest Net weight Labeling THC Flowering Quality control operation Department Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) track and trace system Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Type 11 (Distributor) Manufacture Theoretical yield Harvest Batch Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Processing Specialty Cottage Outdoor Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Qualified individual Finished product Small Indoor Outdoor cultivation Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Lot Raw material Volatile solvent Premises Track and trace system Quality control personnel Kief Batch Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Environmental pathogen Hazard package flower or pre-rolls Product Identity Verification Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Pathogen Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Allergen Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type N – for infusions Proposition 65 warning statement Serving Dried flower Edible cannabis product Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock list of cannabis manufacturers CBD from industrial hemp Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Immature plant infused pre-rolls Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Validation Bureau Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Specialty Cottage Indoor Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) infused butters and oils as concentrates Mixed-light cultivation Track-and-trace systems Preventive controls Nursery Canopy Specialty Outdoor Informational panel Quality Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Commercial cannabis activity Primary panel Processor Cannabis product Limited-access area Request for Live Scan cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Wet weight Medium Outdoor Process Cultivation Licensee Unique identifier Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Nonmanufactured cannabis product Holding Package Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Infusion Type 10 (Retailer) Contact surface THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Indoor cultivation Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Specialty Indoor DPH-17-010E Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Manufacturer licensee In-process material Processing aid Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Allergen cross-contact 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) Small Outdoor Ingredient Cultivation site adulteration MCSB 90-day extension periods Quarantine cannabis concentrates Mixed-light Tier 1 Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Topical cannabis product Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) alternate use of a manufacturing premises M-license Monitor Component Mixed-light Tier 2 Type 12 (Microbusiness) Extraction Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Mature plant Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 and more.

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