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

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

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