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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

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

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


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