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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 Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding product formulation emergency regulations cannabis sales and/or consumption ownership premises is not within a Government definition of owner 2020 resolutions separate applications designated structure California Public Records Act packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises motor carrier permit A-license and an M-license required limits commercial cannabis manufacturers licensing cannabis microbusinesses chain of custody CDPH-9041 Temporary License Application transportation equity interest in a commercial cannabis business 2020 problems primary panel requirements sales of cannabis goods Heavy Metals Testing Proposition 65 Premises Information payable to the state of California 2020 recent news dried flower evidence of rehabilitation medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity diagram of the business’s layout Category II Residual Pesticides 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tobacco loan provided to a commercial cannabis business compliance with regulations sanitary workplaces licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories licensing cannabis distributors LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) three cannabis licensing authorities temporary license CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing waste management laws regulatory framework Transport vehicles alarm system medicinal commercial cannabis activity operating premises Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Criminal History local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations investment into a commercial cannabis business cannabis market Transition Period testing methods evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises online licensing system nonlaboratory quality control CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL exception for testing laboratories packaging Mycotoxins Testing no infusion of nicotine re-sealable procedures for inventory control Individual Owner shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing convicted of a substantially related crime conducting quality assurance review pre-made or purchased Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) supply chain some nutritional facts managing member tinctures amount of sodium security certified by a California-licensed engineer labels not be attractive Track and Trace delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods California Department of Public Health packaging and labeling Seller’s permit number Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Financial Interest Microbusiness edible products manufacturing cannabis products Ethanol periods of 90 days extensions 120 days THC levels Mechanical testing laboratories 2020 new laws ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS meat and seafood, and other products medicinal and adult-use or 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In addition, Product Identity Bureau Type P – for packaging and labeling only Package Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 11 (Distributor) Cannabis product Pre-roll Allergen cross-contact Infusion Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Pest Specialty Cottage Outdoor Request for Live Scan Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Indoor cultivation Verification Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 cannabis concentrates Canopy Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Limited-access area Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 In-process material Validation Personnel infused butters and oils as concentrates Edible cannabis product Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Medium Indoor MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Contact surface UID Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Specialty Outdoor Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Actual yield Dried flower Monitor Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Process Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Informational panel Processing track and trace system Type 10 (Retailer) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Department Extraction package flower or pre-rolls Adult-use Market Track and trace system Unique identifier Applicant cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Qualified individual Harvest Batch Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Volatile solvent Nonvolatile solvent Watts per square foot Labeling THC Ingredient Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Licensee Theoretical yield Finished product Nursery Preventive controls Flowering Nonmanufactured cannabis product Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Proposition 65 warning statement Sanitize Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Quality control operation THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Specialty Indoor Serving Cultivation site Quarantine Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Commercial cannabis activity Universal symbol Lot Manufacturer licensee Topical cannabis product M-license Primary panel Quality control personnel Mixed-light Tier 2 Processor Holding Mixed-light cultivation Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Small Outdoor infused pre-rolls Type 12 (Microbusiness) Small Indoor Pathogen CBD from industrial hemp Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Cultivation list of cannabis manufacturers Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Quality 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) Immature plant CBD Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Wet weight Batch Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type N – for infusions Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Medium Outdoor Hazard Adulterated Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Outdoor cultivation Processing aid alternate use of a manufacturing premises Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Track-and-trace systems Premises Kief Specialty Cottage Indoor DPH-17-010E Microorganisms Mature plant Distribution Allergen Adequate Net weight Component Environmental pathogen adulteration Manufacture Raw material Mixed-light Tier 1 and more.

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