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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:



Resources:
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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and seafood, and other products motor carrier permit Terpenoids Testing workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) carbohydrates and fat per serving Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) contaminants Fingerprints Individual Owner definition of owner recordkeeping Track and Trace adult-use commercial cannabis activity sanitary and hazard-free environment Proposed Section 40133 ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Physical address 2021 regulations Water/Food-grade Dry Ice aggregate interest of 20% or more Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) disposal purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands procedures for inventory control operating procedures transportation of cannabis goods designated structure online licensing system premises diagram the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) equity interest in a commercial cannabis business identity of the product Temporary Cannabis Event financial interest holder Proposition 65 Application Checklist 120 days Vehicle Requirements Extractions using CO2 transportation and security Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) three cannabis licensing authorities licensing scheme inventory and quality control Percentage of ownership Identifying information disclosure of all criminal convictions entry into the legal, regulated market testing of cannabis goods California Department of Public Health Industrial Hemp Advisory Board immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Licensee Lookup Tool capsules Premises Information Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division M-licensees Cultivation less than 10,000 Temporary event up to 4 days labels not be attractive Retailer (nonstorefront) potentially-hazardous foods extraction temporary license Ethanol packaging product formulation loop system transportation Category II Residual Pesticides Testing limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California manufacturing cannabis products amount of THC content California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Premises diagram child-resistant outer package shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation 2021 important information CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL informational panel commercial cannabis activity Microbusiness CDTFA seller’s permit government warning statement label three state cannabis-licensing authorities M-license packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls cannabis event organizer license quality control licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers topicals tamper-evident Live Scans for each owner investment into a commercial cannabis business list of artificial food colorings product guidelines A-licensees CDPH-9041 2021 new laws labeling Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates periods of 90 days extensions CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing required limits Type S share facility space evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Cannabinoids Testing nonlaboratory quality control licensed cannabis distributors activity for a period of 120 days cultivation Cannabis Manufacturing shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit edibles packaging opaque Manufacturing (non-volatile) period of 120 days Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Heavy Metals Testing no added caffeine 2021 issues cannabis waste some nutritional facts Edibles– Products storage of cannabis goods supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products protocol structure and formation documents secondary packaging Financial information extracts exception for testing laboratories Owner Distributor Transport Only Bond and Insurance Information 2021 recent news sampling standards medicinal and adult-use or both markets health claims Business Organizational Completed Temporary License Application Form consumption of alcohol or tobacco Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch cannabis adult-use products laboratory quality assurance MCSB’s temporary license application sanitary workplaces Local Jurisdictions onsite consumption of cannabis goods pre-made or purchased commercial kitchens no infusion of nicotine local jurisdiction authorization access to the area(s) Business Information inhalable cannabis Criminal History THC levels packaging and labeling highly-concentrated oils or waxes distributors MCSB The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) concentrate Operating Procedures transporting cannabis goods dried flower A-license and an M-license manufacturing practices licensing cannabis distributors tobacco products convicted of a substantially related crime Personnel Requirements A-license Mechanical manufacture cannabis products compliance with regulations exit packaging testing laboratories MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH testing methods Arranging for laboratory testing written procedures for inventory control Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control at least 99% purity 100 mg of THC per package cannabis sales and/or consumption transport cannabis goods to retailer emergency regulations Local Issuing Authority Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 packaging and labeling requirements Moisture Content Testing limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving finished product member manager Licensees local jurisdiction’s requirements Licensee Information amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Butane/Hexane/Propane valid waiver amount of sodium Foreign Material Testing secured area persons 21 years of age or older medicinal commercial cannabis activity conditional license destruction of cannabis goods sugar Retailer (Type 10) manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) manned motor vehicle unique ID/batch number must enter certain events 2021 updates The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) hydrocarbon-based solvents medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity operating premises Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) surety bond disposal and destruction methods BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL The California Department of Public Health's contaminant free public Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis industries licensed physical location (premises) ingredient list testing lab small product packaging 2021 compliance shared-use manufacturing facilities supplemental label volatile solvent Carbon Dioxide (CO2) no infusion of alcohol at least 20% ownership interest primary panel requirements manufacturers who package for other producers Category II Residual Solvents and Processing 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In addition, Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Mixed-light Tier 1 alternate use of a manufacturing premises Pathogen Sanitize Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Manufacture Distribution Immature plant Finished product Limited-access area Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 track and trace system Small Outdoor Cannabis product Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Holding Microorganisms Mixed-light cultivation Nonmanufactured cannabis product Environmental pathogen Nonvolatile solvent Proposition 65 warning statement Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 products similar to traditional food products prohibited Qualified individual Quarantine Verification Medium Indoor Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Component Adult-use Market Universal symbol Package Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Pest Quality control personnel Department Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock package flower or pre-rolls Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Cultivation Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Topical cannabis product Premises Hazard Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) CBD from industrial hemp Small Indoor Commercial cannabis activity Mature plant THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Type N – for infusions CBD Mixed-light Tier 2 Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Adulterated In-process material Lot Dried flower Specialty Cottage Indoor Contact surface Specialty Indoor Process Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Pre-roll Watts per square foot Edible cannabis product Processing aid Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Cultivation site Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Processing Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Nursery Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) UID Volatile solvent Bureau Unique identifier Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Preventive controls Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Indoor cultivation list of cannabis manufacturers Primary panel Allergen Quality control operation Adequate Net weight adulteration Quality Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Licensee Type 11 (Distributor) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Medium Outdoor gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Ingredient infused pre-rolls Type 12 (Microbusiness) Track-and-trace systems Specialty Cottage Outdoor Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Validation Processor Allergen cross-contact Theoretical yield cannabis concentrates Infusion Raw material Harvest Batch Request for Live Scan Informational panel Extraction Product Identity cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints THC Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Wet weight Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Specialty Outdoor DPH-17-010E Outdoor cultivation Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Canopy Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Labeling Actual yield Kief infused butters and oils as concentrates 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) M-license Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Serving Monitor Batch Manufacturer licensee MCSB 90-day extension periods Track and trace system Type 10 (Retailer) Applicant Flowering Personnel and more.


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