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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
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Type S share facility space chain of custody opaque exit package The California Department of Public Health's Temporary License Application operating premises CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing premises diagram Local Authorization Attachment exception for testing laboratories mandated warning statements Arranging for laboratory testing transportation and security infusion aggregate interest of 20% or more Temporary Cannabis Event secured area 2024 regulations workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control testing methods Business Information cannabis plants potentially-hazardous foods Local Issuing Authority financial interest holder storage of cannabis goods ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation shipping manifest conditional license cannabis sales and/or consumption immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery commercial cannabis manufacturers Foreign Material Testing regulations for medical and 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radius of a school Proposed Section 40133 waste management laws emergency regulations periods of 90 days extensions distributors entry into the legal, regulated market medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division extracts three state cannabis-licensing authorities pre-made or purchased Individual Owner cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) unique ID/batch number Temporary event up to 4 days M-licensees meat and seafood, and other products A-licensees manufacturers who package for other producers vape cartridges child-resistant outer package Distributor transport amount of THC content 100 mg of THC per package temporary license manufacturer's name transport cannabis goods to retailer evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Premises Diagram Distributor Transport Only product as a candy prohibited California Department of Public Health ingredient list designated structure Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 120 days Bond in the amount of $5,000 comply with all packaging and labeling requirements purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Moisture Content Testing Financial Interest medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Mycotoxins Testing sampling standards 2024 important information public health and safety supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products at least 99% purity Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) licensing cannabis retailers Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving no infusion of alcohol medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together informational panel Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Labor peace agreement Bond and Insurance Information Fingerprints secondary packaging 2024 laws 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least 20% ownership interest labels not be attractive persons 21 years of age or older Transport vehicles alarm system The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) period of 120 days onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods managing member Retailer (nonstorefront) manufacturing practices commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories waste disposal disclosure of all criminal convictions transportation of cannabis goods CO2 and ethanol extractions testing laboratories Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing licensed cannabis cultivators procedures for inventory control list of artificial food colorings product formulation CDTFA seller’s permit health impacts of cannabis BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS final form payable to the state of California 2024 updates commercial cannabis manufacturing California Department of Public Health (CDPH) disposal and destruction methods Local Authorization Owner online licensing system scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Butane/Hexane/Propane highly-concentrated oils or waxes Physical address shared-use manufacturing facilities Financial information commercial kitchens Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 amount of sodium local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations sanitary workplaces Vehicle Requirements delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods licensing cannabis microbusinesses conducting quality assurance review regulatory framework cannabis training manned motor vehicle Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles contaminants Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Mechanical 600 foot radius of a school no added caffeine manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) contaminant free primary panel requirements manufacturing cannabis products amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Licensee Lookup Tool written procedures for inventory control Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 2024 resolutions Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products testing lab THC levels Proposition 65 consumption of alcohol or tobacco requiring refrigeration medicinal and adult-use markets investment into a commercial cannabis business licensed premises 2024 new laws compliance with regulations California Public Records Act government warning statement label cannabis cartoons the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) disposal valid waiver good manufacturing practices Heavy Metals Testing health claims Industrial Hemp Advisory Board separate applications and more.

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