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

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

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