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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

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destruction methods Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Cannabinoids Testing Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) track and trace system payable to the state of California child-resistant outer package shipping manifest cannabis waste operating procedures 2020 issues Retailer (Type 10) small product packaging persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business vape cartridges Local Authorization contaminants regulatory framework waste management laws sanitary and hazard-free environment contaminant free Licensee Lookup Tool inventory and quality control finished product list of artificial food colorings no infusion of nicotine licensed cannabis distributors annual license application microbusinesses Manufacturing (non-volatile) compliance with local jurisdiction Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and 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seafood, and other products licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Type S share facility space property for the commercial cannabis activity public health and safety cannabis sales and/or consumption Cannabis Manufacturing hydrocarbon-based solvents Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 secured area must enter certain events Bond in the amount of $5,000 Completed Temporary License Application Form Edibles– Products California Department of Public Health cannabis adult-use products BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL required limits ownership premises is not within a Government licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises labels not be attractive Temporary Cannabis Event regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis CDTFA seller’s permit Financial Interest 2020 fines disclosure of all criminal convictions cannabis industries licensed premises manufacturer's name Industrial Hemp Advisory Board CDPH-9041 Transition Period 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provided to a commercial cannabis business California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Cultivation less than 10,000 cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Premises Diagram security and cannabis waste disposal quality control re-sealable loop system testing methods extracts Individual Owner 2020 proposed changes security carbohydrates and fat per serving Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing access to the area(s) managing member tobacco products medicinal and adult-use or both markets at least 20% ownership interest conditional license structure and formation documents Licensee Information health claims identity of the product labeling 2020 important information M-license Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods commercial cannabis products Heavy Metals Testing 2020 revisions inhalable cannabis commercial cannabis manufacturing in California licensed physical location (premises) Retailer (nonstorefront) distributors limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) transport cannabis goods to retailer Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 2020 new laws tinctures inventory Track and Trace Ethanol medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods investment into a commercial cannabis business operating premises California Public Records Act convicted of a substantially related crime conducting quality assurance review testing lab Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division M-licensees onsite consumption of cannabis goods transportation workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Labor peace agreement manufacturing 2020 updates secondary package informational panel Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 cannabis cartoons Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Terpenoids Testing some nutritional facts edible products 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In addition, Type N – for infusions Package Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Track-and-trace systems Immature plant Small Outdoor Type P – for packaging and labeling only Outdoor cultivation Verification Actual yield Type 11 (Distributor) CBD Holding infused butters and oils as concentrates Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) package flower or pre-rolls Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Primary panel UID Type 10 (Retailer) track and trace system Distribution Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Specialty Cottage Outdoor Flowering Medium Indoor Net weight Allergen cross-contact Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Cottage Indoor Lot Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Qualified individual M-license Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Personnel Department Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Quality Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Pest Contact surface Batch Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Mature plant Premises Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Sanitize Adulterated cannabis concentrates Harvest Batch Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Quality control operation Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 THC Universal symbol Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Labeling Track and trace system Preventive controls Medium Outdoor Manufacturer licensee Nonvolatile solvent CBD from industrial hemp DPH-17-010E Processing aid Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Pathogen Request for Live Scan gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Mixed-light Tier 1 products similar to traditional food products prohibited Mixed-light Tier 2 Validation Cannabis product Applicant Process Processor Unique identifier Quality control personnel Raw material Ingredient Kief Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Limited-access area Environmental pathogen MCSB 90-day extension periods Canopy Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Edible cannabis product Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Quarantine Adequate Infusion Licensee 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) Allergen Specialty Indoor Nursery Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Proposition 65 warning statement Finished product Nonmanufactured cannabis product Type 12 (Microbusiness) Indoor cultivation Topical cannabis product cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Hazard Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Serving Volatile solvent Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Bureau THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Component In-process material Small Indoor Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) list of cannabis manufacturers Dried flower alternate use of a manufacturing premises Pre-roll Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Manufacture Specialty Outdoor Wet weight Theoretical yield Adult-use Market Extraction infused pre-rolls Commercial cannabis activity Watts per square foot Cultivation Monitor Informational panel adulteration Product Identity Mixed-light cultivation Cultivation site Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Microorganisms Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Processing Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) and more.

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