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

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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding 2023 compliance financial interest holder entry into the legal, regulated market at least 99% purity Proposition 65 CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Temporary License Application Information manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) capsules compliance with local jurisdiction product formulation Personnel Requirements manufacturing activities motor carrier permit Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Local Issuing Authority transport cannabis goods to retailer Live Scans for each owner Track and Trace managing member Local Authorization security and cannabis waste disposal packaging and labeling requirements labels not be attractive Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles valid waiver transportation of cannabis goods limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving final form Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch edible products transportation Manufactured Cannabis 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commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) California Department of Public Health Financial information public health and safety Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) licensed cannabis cultivators manned motor vehicle Transition Period nonlaboratory quality control convicted of a substantially related crime Ethanol topicals Bond and Insurance Information 100 mg of THC per package A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity health claims inventory child-resistant outer package consumption of alcohol or tobacco Criminal History Premises Information Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Heavy Metals Testing protocol shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit must enter certain events medicinal commercial cannabis activity workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control tamper-evident persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business 2023 regulations licensing scheme THC levels cannabis cartoons M-licensees Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control at least 20% ownership interest tinctures Application Checklist local jurisdiction requiring refrigeration Temporary License Application commercial cannabis manufacturing remove THC/CBD cannabis sales and/or consumption list of artificial food colorings cannabis market three cannabis licensing authorities 2023 new laws some nutritional facts Microbusiness payable to the state of California inventory and quality control manufacturers who package for other producers Licensee Lookup Tool manufacturing practices member manager contaminant free packaging diagram of the business’s layout Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) carbohydrates and fat per serving 2023 fines state cannabis licensing Premises diagram stickers waste management laws structure and formation documents good manufacturing practices Moisture Content Testing Mechanical laboratory quality assurance 2023 proposed changes infusion manufacturer's name exit packaging Mycotoxins Testing procedures for inventory control LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licensed physical location (premises) vape cartridges disposal and destruction methods unique ID/batch number destruction of cannabis goods periods of 90 days extensions delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Temporary event up to 4 days testing methods Labor peace agreement secured area ownership premises is not within a Government testing of cannabis goods California Public Records Act Distributor transport ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS CDTFA seller’s permit surety bond storage of cannabis goods separate applications supplemental label packaging and labeling amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package re-sealable California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Owner sampling standards hydrocarbon-based solvents Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing primary panel requirements commercial cannabis 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In addition, Department Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Finished product Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) M-license Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Premises Pathogen Nursery Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Track and trace system Type P – for packaging and labeling only Distribution Harvest Batch THC Dried flower Qualified individual Quarantine UID Allergen Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 11 (Distributor) Watts per square foot Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Small Indoor Specialty Cottage Outdoor Canopy list of cannabis manufacturers Mixed-light Tier 1 Cultivation site Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Quality control personnel infused pre-rolls CBD Batch MCSB 90-day extension periods Manufacturer licensee Commercial cannabis activity Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Lot Licensee Preventive controls Volatile solvent Wet weight Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Bureau Monitor Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Microorganisms Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Hazard Type 10 (Retailer) In-process material Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Outdoor cultivation Informational panel Verification Type 12 (Microbusiness) Net weight Pest Personnel Proposition 65 warning statement Raw material Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Track-and-trace systems Medium Indoor Allergen cross-contact Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) package flower or pre-rolls Package Adulterated Primary panel Manufacture Specialty Outdoor Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Contact surface Cannabis product Limited-access area Adult-use Market Flowering CBD from industrial hemp Labeling Specialty Cottage Indoor Serving 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 Indoor Immature plant Nonvolatile solvent Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) DPH-17-010E infused butters and oils as concentrates Adequate Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 adulteration Ingredient Type N – for infusions products similar to traditional food products prohibited Processing aid Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Pre-roll Unique identifier cannabis concentrates Extraction Theoretical yield Edible cannabis product Nonmanufactured cannabis product Request for Live Scan Small Outdoor Component gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Process track and trace system Indoor cultivation Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock alternate use of a manufacturing premises Mixed-light Tier 2 Applicant Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Topical cannabis product Kief Mature plant Processor Infusion Holding Environmental pathogen cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Quality control operation Universal symbol Processing Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Mixed-light cultivation Validation Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Cultivation Actual yield Medium Outdoor Quality Product Identity Sanitize Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) and more.

Last updated on March 22, 2023

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