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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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allergen information cannabis waste manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) distributors Premises Information shared-use manufacturing facilities labeling tamper-evident sugar final form Food-grade Butter/Oil 2019 issues nonlaboratory quality control packaging Mechanical entry into the legal, regulated market Bond and Insurance Information Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Ethanol conditional license Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 list of artificial food colorings medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing edibles packaging opaque comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Local Issuing Authority Heavy Metals Testing convicted of a substantially related crime licensing cannabis microbusinesses Manufacturing (non-volatile) M-licensees Mycotoxins Testing CDPH-9041 financial interest holder Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) infusion Form # CDPH-9041 Retailer (Type 10) sanitary and hazard-free environment Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control remove THC/CBD Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Percentage of ownership commercial cannabis products CDPH-issued universal symbol secondary package workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control commercial cannabis activity highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin 2019 compliance California Department of Public Health manufacturing practices A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis distributors inventory at least 20% ownership interest Temporary License Application Information basic nutritional information local jurisdiction authorization Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Retailer (nonstorefront) written procedures for inventory control ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Business Information evidence of rehabilitation vape cartridges Identifying information Category II Residual 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Application Checklist cannabis plants 120 days purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Terpenoids Testing 2019 regulations licensing scheme cannabis cultivation licensing good manufacturing practices The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) chain of custody sampling standards Proposition 65 Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods opaque exit package Owner compliance with regulations licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Vehicle Requirements Carbon Dioxide (CO2) disposal cannabis market amount of THC content motor carrier permit surety bond must enter certain events tinctures ingredient list transport cannabis goods to retailer Business Organizational 2019 updates required limits medicinal commercial cannabis activity cannabis training Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) payable to the state of California testing lab volatile solvent health impacts of cannabis an officer or director of a cannabis business licensed premises ownership premises is not within a Government Operating Procedures track and trace system BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL California Public Records Act Butane/Hexane/Propane Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates extraction Premises diagram informational panel separate applications product guidelines security and cannabis waste disposal packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls mandated warning statements destruction of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing activity managing member medicinal and adult-use or both markets microbusinesses licensed cannabis cultivators public health and safety transportation of cannabis goods finished product Transport vehicles alarm system Local Authorization Attachment Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing waste disposal small product packaging 2019 laws edible products Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) packaging and labeling requirements 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owner Financial Interest transporting cannabis goods access to the area(s) local jurisdiction’s requirements Bond in the amount of $5,000 licensing cannabis retailers licensed physical location (premises) 100 mg of THC per package alcoholic beverages shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products sanitary workplaces CO2 and ethanol extractions immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Category I Residual Pesticides Testing shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company A-license and an M-license recordkeeping cannabis adult-use products onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers 2019 new laws Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Proposed Section 40133 activity for a period of 120 days Labor peace agreement contaminant free limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Physical address local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations licensed cannabis manufacturers scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises paper inserted into the packaging public Licensee Lookup Tool CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL secondary packaging requiring refrigeration license review process shipping manifest Fingerprints contaminants operating procedures Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) exit packaging delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods annual license application testing methods M-license medicinal and adult-use markets emergency regulations premises diagram and more.

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

Last updated on June 23, 2019

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