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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 Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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

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

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