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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 cannabis plants cannabis cultivation licensing Mechanical contaminants Distributor transport Water/Food-grade Dry Ice primary panel requirements state cannabis licensing Distributor Transport Only medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together 2018 new laws Retailer (Type 10) manufacturing activities Transition Period manufacturing practices Cultivation less than 10,000 600-foot radius of a school Operating Procedures packaging and labeling Local Authorization Attachment sugar conducting quality assurance review cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale transport cannabis goods to retailer Heavy Metals Testing at least 99% purity 2018 revisions Terpenoids Testing public Licensee Lookup Tool Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates commercial kitchens Premises diagram amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Category II Residual Pesticides Testing product formulation access to the area(s) workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control annual license application 600 foot radius of a school packaging cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) 2018 proposed changes California Public Records Act A-license periods of 90 days extensions temporary license finished product emergency regulations cannabis sales and/or consumption Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch commercial cannabis activity amount of sodium informational panel M-license packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls CDPH-9041 Physical address security Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Transport vehicles alarm system licensed cannabis distributors property for the commercial cannabis activity Owner concentrate testing of cannabis goods Licensee Lookup Tool final form activity for a period of 120 days list of artificial food colorings sampling standards 2018 resolutions commercial cannabis products disposal motor carrier permit three cannabis licensing authorities child-resistant outer package comply with all packaging and labeling requirements medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity A-license and an M-license managing member disclosure of all criminal convictions consumption of alcohol or tobacco product as a candy prohibited manned motor vehicle secured area 2018 compliance highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Track and Trace Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) cannabis training shared-use manufacturing facilities cannabis industries licensed premises sales of cannabis goods Application Checklist infusion mandated warning statements regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California inventory and quality control loop system equity interest in a commercial cannabis business licensing cannabis microbusinesses Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 inhalable cannabis loan provided to a commercial cannabis business medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing licensed physical location (premises) health impacts of cannabis Local Authorization tamper-evident Arranging for laboratory testing Proposition 65 manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) dried flower Premises Information 2018 fines payable to the state of California manufacturers who package for other producers hydrocarbon-based solvents stickers financial interest holder ownership premises is not within a Government cannabis market diagram of the business’s layout extracts supply chain Licensees Individual Owner Ethanol pre-made or purchased an officer or director of a cannabis business ingredient list paper inserted into the packaging Vehicle Requirements compliance with local jurisdiction testing lab regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis period of 120 days at least 20% ownership interest track and trace system Foreign Material Testing manufacturer's name California Department of Public Health (CDPH) 2018 problems Proposed Section 40133 the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods waste disposal microbusinesses protocol The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) health claims Local Issuing Authority Percentage of ownership 2018 important information onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods manufacturing cannabis products three state cannabis-licensing authorities onsite consumption of cannabis goods Temporary event up to 4 days some nutritional facts Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles CO2 and ethanol extractions adult-use commercial cannabis activity operating premises Butane/Hexane/Propane hang tag or a peel-back label secondary package persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Industrial Hemp Advisory Board M-licensees licensing cannabis retailers cannabis waste nonlaboratory quality control Edibles– Products manufacturing evidence of rehabilitation carbohydrates and fat per serving good manufacturing practices 100 mg of THC per package designated structure license review process Bond and Insurance Information structure and formation documents transportation and security 2018 updates testing methods Premises Diagram 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market investment into a commercial cannabis business Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises waste management laws online licensing system opaque exit package Financial Interest 120 days requiring refrigeration quality control Extractions using CO2 licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2018 regulations edibles packaging opaque allergen information procedures for inventory control recordkeeping Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) definition of owner limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Completed Temporary License Application Form laboratory quality assurance local jurisdiction’s requirements Form # CDPH-9041 MCSB local jurisdiction authorization Retailer (nonstorefront) commercial cannabis manufacturing activity exit packaging Live Scans for each owner Business Information licensing scheme limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving manufacture cannabis products Business Organizational Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) exception for testing laboratories supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products transportation medicinal and adult-use or both markets security and cannabis waste disposal Type S share facility space Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 tobacco products licensed cannabis cultivators conditional license contaminant free product guidelines local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations aggregate interest of 20% or more must enter certain events licensing cannabis distributors tinctures The California Department of Public Health's premises diagram THC levels The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) vape cartridges Temporary License Application remove THC/CBD topicals alcoholic beverages Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises medicinal and adult-use markets 2018 laws Microbusiness MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH distributors Mycotoxins Testing Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands public health and safety Bond in the amount of $5,000 A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity compliance with regulations Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing storage of cannabis goods chain of custody immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Seller’s permit number edible products Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2018 issues shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company transportation of cannabis goods required limits medicinal commercial cannabis activity Financial information Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Temporary License Application Information LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division amount of THC content sanitary and hazard-free environment CDTFA seller’s permit scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Moisture Content Testing Labor peace agreement commercial cannabis manufacturing identity of the product ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS convicted of a substantially related crime cannabis cartoons MCSB’s temporary license application extraction delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods retailers local jurisdiction licensed cannabis manufacturers Food-grade Butter/Oil supplemental label member manager disposal and destruction methods CDPH-issued universal symbol separate applications re-sealable CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing destruction of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing in California potentially-hazardous foods cultivation Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Criminal History packaging and labeling requirements CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL small product packaging transporting cannabis goods licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories written procedures for inventory control highly-concentrated oils or waxes labeling surety bond Licensee Information California Department of Public Health Personnel Requirements regulatory framework BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Cannabinoids Testing testing laboratories Fingerprints capsules commercial cannabis manufacturers Manufacturing (non-volatile) no added caffeine ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation basic nutritional information entry into the legal, regulated market Local Jurisdictions A-licensees Identifying information persons 21 years of age or older Temporary Cannabis Event labels not be attractive operating procedures Cannabis Manufacturing cannabis adult-use products Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) child-resistant packaging certified by a California-licensed engineer meat and seafood, and other products shipping manifest government warning statement label inventory no infusion of nicotine secondary packaging valid waiver no infusion of alcohol sanitary workplaces 2018 recent news unique ID/batch number volatile solvent cannabis event organizer license minimum standards for extraction processes and more.

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

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