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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 online licensing system quality control Cannabis Manufacturing hydrocarbon-based solvents A-license A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity 2018 problems definition of owner opaque exit package onsite consumption of cannabis goods Licensee Information shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company member manager Local Jurisdictions manufacturing practices The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 convicted of a substantially related crime period of 120 days inhalable cannabis Mechanical licensed premises secured area amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity storage of cannabis goods loan provided to a commercial cannabis business comply with all packaging and labeling requirements child-resistant packaging disclosure of all criminal convictions Live Scans for each owner Local Authorization small product packaging alcoholic beverages Carbon Dioxide (CO2) local jurisdiction requiring refrigeration finished product security and cannabis waste disposal immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery minimum standards for extraction processes licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers persons 21 years of age or older public health and safety designated structure carbohydrates and fat per serving paper inserted into the packaging security Retailer (nonstorefront) MCSB’s temporary license application sugar temporary license packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls extraction cannabis training licensed cannabis manufacturers Cannabinoids Testing list of artificial food colorings medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing testing methods Temporary License Application Information Temporary Cannabis Event Premises Information 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Trace 2018 compliance Terpenoids Testing Proposed Section 40133 shipping manifest manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) packaging 2018 proposed changes Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Butane/Hexane/Propane California Department of Public Health (CDPH) premises diagram investment into a commercial cannabis business CDPH-issued universal symbol Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) ownership premises is not within a Government cultivation shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit track and trace system medicinal and adult-use markets Type S share facility space licensing cannabis microbusinesses concentrate M-license Extractions using CO2 certified by a California-licensed engineer manufacturing cannabis products product guidelines CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL three state cannabis-licensing authorities 2018 recent news Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Identifying information Manufacturing (non-volatile) periods of 90 days extensions manufacturers who package for other producers limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) no added caffeine Proposition 65 CDTFA seller’s permit licensed cannabis cultivators hang tag or a peel-back label manufacturing licensing cannabis distributors Microbusiness shared-use manufacturing facilities Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates destruction of cannabis goods cannabis cartoons packaging and labeling requirements local jurisdiction authorization sanitary and hazard-free environment California Department of Public Health chain of custody packaging and labeling Business Organizational Heavy Metals Testing manufacturing activities Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Industrial Hemp Advisory Board transport cannabis goods to retailer basic nutritional information topicals procedures for inventory control volatile solvent workshops 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transportation and security Local Authorization Attachment supplemental label meat and seafood, and other products final form Category II Residual Pesticides Testing licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises nonlaboratory quality control identity of the product Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) potentially-hazardous foods Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) M-licensees Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Mycotoxins Testing local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations cannabis event organizer license Transport vehicles alarm system disposal 2018 resolutions California Public Records Act 100 mg of THC per package regulatory framework labeling local jurisdiction’s requirements commercial kitchens cannabis sales and/or consumption cannabis adult-use products 120 days at least 99% purity conducting quality assurance review delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods disposal and destruction methods written procedures for 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Last updated on December 8, 2018

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