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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

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MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Premises Information volatile solvent property for the commercial cannabis activity Food-grade Butter/Oil supplemental label Type S share facility space security stickers 2020 issues Industrial Hemp Advisory Board aggregate interest of 20% or more Transport vehicles alarm system operating procedures Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products disclosure of all criminal convictions transportation of cannabis goods Cultivation less than 10,000 compliance with regulations BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL edibles packaging opaque testing methods labels not be attractive The California Department of Public Health's minimum standards for extraction processes The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) California Department of Public Health (CDPH) surety bond access to the area(s) mandated warning statements health impacts of cannabis retailers Bond and 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member manager highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Application Checklist CDPH-issued universal symbol waste disposal Local Authorization public health and safety Business Organizational Licensees state cannabis licensing Proposition 65 Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division certified by a California-licensed engineer packaging and labeling quality control CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles three state cannabis-licensing authorities Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Distributor transport Local Issuing Authority premises diagram cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) A-licensees transport cannabis goods to retailer onsite consumption of cannabis goods shared-use manufacturing facilities medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together licensed 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In addition, Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Cannabis product Pest Track and trace system Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Package Premises M-license Processor Informational panel Limited-access area Quality control operation Holding Distribution Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) track and trace system Labeling Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Qualified individual Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Applicant Pathogen Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Track-and-trace systems Theoretical yield Hazard Verification Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Microorganisms Monitor Immature plant Commercial cannabis activity Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Nonmanufactured cannabis product Specialty Cottage Outdoor Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Pre-roll Processing aid Sanitize Bureau UID Mixed-light cultivation THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Specialty Indoor Serving Preventive controls Flowering Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Request for Live Scan MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Harvest Batch Batch Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Allergen cross-contact Net weight In-process material Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Finished product infused pre-rolls Quarantine Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Department Medium Outdoor Proposition 65 warning statement Processing DPH-17-010E Dried flower Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Kief adulteration THC Specialty Cottage Indoor gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Mixed-light Tier 2 products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 11 (Distributor) Type P – for packaging and labeling only Small Outdoor Cultivation site Type 10 (Retailer) Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Quality control personnel Wet weight Lot Cultivation Primary panel Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Indoor cultivation list of cannabis manufacturers Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Extraction Component Nursery Infusion Personnel Actual yield Allergen Mixed-light Tier 1 CBD Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Type N – for infusions Licensee Product Identity Mature plant Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Medium Indoor Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Adulterated alternate use of a manufacturing premises Canopy Validation Volatile solvent Outdoor cultivation Adequate Universal symbol cannabis concentrates Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Manufacturer licensee Ingredient Watts per square foot Raw material Environmental pathogen Unique identifier 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) Specialty Outdoor Contact surface CBD from industrial hemp Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Topical cannabis product Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Process Quality Edible cannabis product package flower or pre-rolls infused butters and oils as concentrates Type 12 (Microbusiness) Small Indoor Manufacture Nonvolatile solvent Adult-use Market Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods and more.

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