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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

This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls activity for a period of 120 days emergency regulations separate applications Form # CDPH-9041 California Public Records Act Premises Diagram loop system security and cannabis waste disposal Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) quality control testing of cannabis goods Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division tamper-evident amount of sodium pre-made or purchased license review process Distributor Transport Only annual license application transportation of cannabis goods ownership premises is not within a Government an officer or director of a cannabis business health impacts of cannabis commercial cannabis activity Application Checklist compliance with local jurisdiction extraction cannabis waste supplemental label Category II Residual Pesticides Testing ingredient list unique ID/batch number Business Organizational convicted of a substantially related crime security property for the commercial cannabis activity microbusinesses LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS conducting quality assurance review Local Authorization government warning statement label Bond in the amount of $5,000 100 mg of THC per package ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation no added caffeine inventory and quality control Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) stickers manufacturers who package for other producers Proposition 65 Percentage of ownership Individual Owner onsite consumption of cannabis goods at least 20% ownership interest small product packaging supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products structure and formation documents edibles packaging opaque equity interest in a commercial cannabis business CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing cannabis sales and/or consumption period of 120 days Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers concentrate temporary license evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises commercial cannabis manufacturing activity track and trace system California Department of Public Health medicinal and adult-use markets Temporary event up to 4 days onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods operating premises entry into the legal, regulated market manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) A-license and an M-license cannabis event organizer license destruction of cannabis goods inventory online licensing system Temporary License Application Information local jurisdiction identity of the product CDPH-9041 cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) topicals packaging and labeling Retailer (Type 10) Cannabis Manufacturing Physical address sugar storage of cannabis goods Licensee Lookup Tool re-sealable Premises Information managing member medicinal and adult-use or both markets primary panel requirements some nutritional facts cannabis cultivation licensing tinctures highly-concentrated oils or waxes the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) waste disposal The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) California Department of Public Health (CDPH) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises testing laboratories supply chain sanitary workplaces 2018 problems medicinal commercial cannabis activity Transition Period labels not be attractive 2018 compliance Cultivation less than 10,000 Heavy Metals Testing Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Live Scans for each owner no infusion of alcohol commercial cannabis manufacturers chain of custody CDPH-issued universal symbol recordkeeping 600 foot radius of a school Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Manufacturing (non-volatile) shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit volatile solvent testing methods workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control 2018 proposed changes manufacturing cannabis products disposal required limits remove THC/CBD Criminal History opaque exit package medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity licensed physical location (premises) child-resistant outer package good manufacturing practices licensing cannabis retailers limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package dried flower persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business vape cartridges exception for testing laboratories cannabis market adult-use commercial cannabis activity packaging and labeling requirements cultivation Bond and Insurance Information final form certified by a California-licensed engineer local jurisdiction’s requirements MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH regulatory framework Completed Temporary License Application Form Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles carbohydrates and fat per serving public Licensee Lookup Tool highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin member manager inhalable cannabis cannabis training manufacture cannabis products must enter certain events Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products 2018 regulations sampling standards commercial cannabis manufacturing tobacco products exit packaging Financial information ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS minimum standards for extraction processes medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together manufacturing paper inserted into the packaging licensed cannabis manufacturers hang tag or a peel-back label disclosure of all criminal convictions Track and Trace definition of owner Microbusiness 2018 important information at least 99% purity CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Premises diagram 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market MCSB M-licensees 2018 updates valid waiver waste management laws 2018 revisions cannabis adult-use products list of artificial food colorings Owner Type S share facility space amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale labeling three cannabis licensing authorities extracts regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Temporary License Application local jurisdiction authorization manufacturer's name transport cannabis goods to retailer licensing cannabis distributors licensed cannabis distributors surety bond distributors Financial Interest Moisture Content Testing alcoholic beverages Local Jurisdictions contaminants retailers operating procedures licensed premises Fingerprints Vehicle Requirements Seller’s permit number CDTFA seller’s permit licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises CO2 and ethanol extractions Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) laboratory quality assurance cannabis cartoons 600-foot radius of a school meat and seafood, and other products Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Edibles– Products commercial kitchens Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Personnel Requirements Local Authorization Attachment Licensee Information Water/Food-grade Dry Ice medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Cannabinoids Testing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Proposed Section 40133 premises diagram manufacturing activities product formulation Distributor transport designated structure 2018 resolutions Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) infusion Temporary Cannabis Event Identifying information licensing scheme finished product evidence of rehabilitation delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods sales of cannabis goods Foreign Material Testing Labor peace agreement conditional license access to the area(s) 2018 new laws shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company secondary packaging consumption of alcohol or tobacco contaminant free secured area Category I Residual Pesticides Testing M-license Mechanical Mycotoxins Testing investment into a commercial cannabis business 2018 issues Transport vehicles alarm system nonlaboratory quality control cannabis industries Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch allergen information transportation Extractions using CO2 persons 21 years of age or older 120 days protocol packaging informational panel sanitary and hazard-free environment Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) compliance with regulations periods of 90 days extensions manned motor vehicle health claims requiring refrigeration A-licensees The California Department of Public Health's Food-grade Butter/Oil public health and safety Ethanol transportation and security Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Business Information 2018 fines written procedures for inventory control limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods A-license testing lab cannabis plants disposal and destruction methods shared-use manufacturing facilities state cannabis licensing shipping manifest Retailer (nonstorefront) Butane/Hexane/Propane commercial cannabis products The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) 2018 laws Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 commercial cannabis manufacturing in California hydrocarbon-based solvents potentially-hazardous foods Licensees payable to the state of California licensing cannabis microbusinesses A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity mandated warning statements no infusion of nicotine Operating Procedures regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis 2018 recent news immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery aggregate interest of 20% or more three state cannabis-licensing authorities product as a candy prohibited procedures for inventory control motor carrier permit edible products Terpenoids Testing licensed cannabis cultivators amount of THC content comply with all packaging and labeling requirements transporting cannabis goods THC levels Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch product guidelines licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) capsules financial interest holder secondary package manufacturing practices local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Arranging for laboratory testing child-resistant packaging MCSB’s temporary license application basic nutritional information Local Issuing Authority diagram of the business’s layout and more.

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

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