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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 Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis destruction of cannabis goods contaminants list of artificial food colorings 2020 updates 2020 regulations licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Licensee Lookup Tool highly-concentrated oils or waxes secondary package Application Checklist contaminant free Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Microbusiness onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises cannabis adult-use products licensing scheme commercial cannabis manufacturing The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Local Issuing Authority Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation diagram of the business’s layout A-license and an M-license hang tag or a peel-back label Premises diagram secured area concentrate medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing 2020 revisions emergency regulations health claims Retailer (nonstorefront) alcoholic beverages Proposed Section 40133 Manufacturing (non-volatile) Temporary License Application three state cannabis-licensing authorities must enter certain events Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Owner Local Authorization shared-use manufacturing facilities 2020 fines required limits disclosure of all criminal convictions Cannabinoids Testing Mechanical ingredient list sanitary and hazard-free environment inventory and quality control managing member cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Premises Information persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business conditional license Distributor Transport Only infusion shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit at least 99% purity transportation and security comply with all packaging and labeling requirements inventory medicinal and adult-use or both markets Mycotoxins Testing stickers Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) testing of cannabis goods product formulation local jurisdiction’s requirements operating procedures transporting cannabis goods licensed cannabis manufacturers waste management laws waste disposal cannabis industries track and trace system exit packaging transportation of cannabis goods 2020 compliance cannabis waste quality control sampling standards sales of cannabis goods property for the commercial cannabis activity no infusion of alcohol motor carrier permit Fingerprints protocol mandated warning statements Type S share facility space packaging and labeling requirements procedures for inventory control licensed cannabis cultivators online licensing system cannabis cartoons commercial cannabis activity 2020 new laws an officer or director of a cannabis business convicted of a substantially related crime unique ID/batch number cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) product guidelines manned motor vehicle The California Department of Public Health's manufacturing cannabis products shipping manifest minimum standards for extraction processes cannabis plants definition of owner finished product cannabis cultivation licensing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) meat and seafood, and other products member manager operating premises certified by a California-licensed engineer amount of sodium delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Moisture Content Testing Business Information Retailer (Type 10) cannabis market government warning statement label Arranging for laboratory testing Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) premises diagram CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Bond in the amount of $5,000 immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery activity for a period of 120 days sanitary workplaces labels not be attractive Operating Procedures compliance with local jurisdiction 600-foot radius of a school opaque exit package disposal Form # CDPH-9041 California Public Records Act pre-made or purchased manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) exception for testing laboratories equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Licensee Information transportation licensed cannabis distributors 120 days disposal and destruction methods surety bond Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) hydrocarbon-based solvents Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH cannabis training loop system supply chain commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Identifying information public health and safety Carbon Dioxide (CO2) local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products temporary license Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division security CO2 and ethanol extractions Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles annual license application extracts period of 120 days potentially-hazardous foods cannabis sales and/or consumption 100 mg of THC per package no added caffeine structure and formation documents financial interest holder medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together manufacture cannabis products investment into a commercial cannabis business good manufacturing practices commercial cannabis products commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Terpenoids Testing Food-grade Butter/Oil Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Vehicle Requirements testing methods M-licensees Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California manufacturing at least 20% ownership interest supplemental label Live Scans for each owner compliance with regulations Ethanol cannabis event organizer license Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Track and Trace conducting quality assurance review Local Jurisdictions ownership premises is not within a Government requiring refrigeration entry into the legal, regulated market Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Local Authorization Attachment licensed premises manufacturer's name distributors Temporary Cannabis Event California Department of Public Health local jurisdiction authorization packaging Extractions using CO2 Temporary License Application Information Bond and Insurance Information Cannabis Manufacturing 2020 laws amount of THC content edible products final form topicals CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Cultivation less than 10,000 loan provided to a commercial cannabis business THC levels Edibles– Products supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products small product packaging consumption of alcohol or tobacco 2020 recent news volatile solvent access to the area(s) manufacturing practices Transport vehicles alarm system designated structure Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) public Licensee Lookup Tool vape cartridges Transition Period nonlaboratory quality control Premises Diagram re-sealable Financial Interest Licensees Industrial Hemp Advisory Board child-resistant packaging tinctures edibles packaging opaque labeling Proposition 65 chain of custody no infusion of nicotine purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 2020 important information licensing cannabis distributors Water/Food-grade Dry Ice child-resistant outer package Butane/Hexane/Propane licensing cannabis retailers microbusinesses medicinal and adult-use markets Temporary event up to 4 days 2020 issues Individual Owner licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises primary panel requirements amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package payable to the state of California 2020 problems retailers packaging and labeling 2020 proposed changes M-license MCSB’s temporary license application state cannabis licensing Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Labor peace agreement extraction testing lab periods of 90 days extensions licensing cannabis microbusinesses A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity transport cannabis goods to retailer MCSB Distributor transport carbohydrates and fat per serving Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) informational panel Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) secondary packaging evidence of rehabilitation separate applications Criminal History Percentage of ownership local jurisdiction license review process laboratory quality assurance 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market product as a candy prohibited allergen information Category I Residual Pesticides Testing medicinal commercial cannabis activity written procedures for inventory control California Department of Public Health (CDPH) commercial cannabis manufacturers Physical address health impacts of cannabis ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS adult-use commercial cannabis activity capsules CDTFA seller’s permit the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving aggregate interest of 20% or more A-license 600 foot radius of a school Financial information Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch licensed physical location (premises) A-licensees tamper-evident basic nutritional information sugar inhalable cannabis dried flower Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act recordkeeping some nutritional facts regulatory framework Personnel Requirements valid waiver medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity manufacturing activities Seller’s permit number CDPH-9041 identity of the product shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company cultivation security and cannabis waste disposal tobacco products persons 21 years of age or older Business Organizational workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Heavy Metals Testing remove THC/CBD three cannabis licensing authorities testing laboratories packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Completed Temporary License Application Form LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2020 resolutions Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing manufacturers who package for other producers storage of cannabis goods CDPH-issued universal symbol commercial kitchens Foreign Material Testing paper inserted into the packaging highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin onsite consumption of cannabis goods limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package and more.

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

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