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

California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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Information commercial kitchens labeling Proposition 65 delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods licensed cannabis manufacturers microbusinesses Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2019 issues secondary package commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Individual Owner destruction of cannabis goods Form # CDPH-9041 purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) extraction regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California supplemental label CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL California Public Records Act Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Arranging for laboratory testing licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing disposal and destruction methods vape cartridges compliance with regulations manufacturers who package for other 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immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery manufacturer's name 600-foot radius of a school packaging Premises Diagram hang tag or a peel-back label activity for a period of 120 days contaminant free online licensing system M-license Local Jurisdictions 2019 recent news manufacturing loan provided to a commercial cannabis business procedures for inventory control manufacturing activities 120 days persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods 2019 updates CO2 and ethanol extractions medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together 2019 problems Criminal History product as a candy prohibited edible products evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises concentrate sales of cannabis goods cannabis training Mechanical equity interest in a commercial cannabis business public health and safety product formulation Seller’s permit number Proposed Section 40133 Premises Information Foreign 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In addition, track and trace system Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) MCSB 90-day extension periods Bureau In-process material Quality Specialty Cottage Indoor Finished product Pre-roll Pest 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) Kief Premises Specialty Outdoor Nursery Unique identifier Component Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Commercial cannabis activity Raw material THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Preventive controls Proposition 65 warning statement Distribution Personnel Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Actual yield Specialty Cottage Outdoor Adequate Theoretical yield Manufacture Qualified individual DPH-17-010E Medium Indoor Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Processing Cultivation Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Mature plant Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Flowering Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Mixed-light Tier 2 Primary panel Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Harvest Batch Volatile solvent Department Watts per square foot Small Outdoor Wet weight Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Informational panel Applicant Holding Type N – for infusions Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Processing aid M-license Nonmanufactured cannabis product Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Batch Universal symbol Licensee Contact surface Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Mixed-light cultivation Type 12 (Microbusiness) Mixed-light Tier 1 Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Type 10 (Retailer) CBD from industrial hemp Infusion Track-and-trace systems Product Identity Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Canopy Nonvolatile solvent Cultivation site Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) CBD Serving Topical cannabis product Hazard adulteration Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Small Indoor Immature plant infused butters and oils as concentrates Quarantine Net weight Adulterated Processor Allergen cross-contact Quality control operation Limited-access area Allergen Lot Cannabis product UID Validation Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Specialty Indoor THC Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) package flower or pre-rolls Monitor Pathogen Microorganisms Ingredient Extraction cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Environmental pathogen Manufacturer licensee Edible cannabis product Verification Labeling Quality control personnel Process Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Outdoor cultivation Type P – for packaging and labeling only Dried flower Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Track and trace system Medium Outdoor Sanitize list of cannabis manufacturers Request for Live Scan Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Adult-use Market Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) alternate use of a manufacturing premises infused pre-rolls Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Package products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 11 (Distributor) cannabis concentrates Indoor cultivation gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA and more.


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