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

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


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