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

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

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