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

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

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