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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 Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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

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

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