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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

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scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises 2024 resolutions Heavy Metals Testing three cannabis licensing authorities convicted of a substantially related crime testing of cannabis goods sanitary workplaces licensed physical location (premises) The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) transporting cannabis goods license review process Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods 120 days Premises Information Criminal History delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods cannabis cartoons Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) must enter certain events medicinal commercial cannabis activity BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL dried flower nonlaboratory quality control hang tag or a peel-back label health claims Cultivation less than 10,000 Distributor Transport Only ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS CDPH-issued universal symbol product guidelines Ethanol secondary packaging ingredient list Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package licensing cannabis distributors 2024 updates Bond in the amount of $5,000 concentrate infusion cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale A-license extracts equity interest in a commercial cannabis business licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Track and Trace Business Organizational local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations A-license and an M-license temporary license Food-grade Butter/Oil 2024 issues Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Live Scans for each owner Distributor transport medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity regulatory framework local jurisdiction Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Licensee Information evidence of rehabilitation Local Jurisdictions testing laboratories highly-concentrated oils or waxes Microbusiness inventory Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Fingerprints manufacture cannabis products transportation and security topicals purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Cannabis Manufacturing aggregate interest of 20% or more child-resistant outer package A-licensees basic nutritional information shipping manifest period of 120 days extraction licensed cannabis manufacturers minimum standards for extraction processes contaminant free Application Checklist commercial cannabis activity cannabis waste disclosure of all criminal convictions unique ID/batch number supply chain activity for a period of 120 days 2024 problems The California Department of Public Health's regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) contaminants paper inserted into the packaging Moisture Content Testing licensing cannabis retailers distributors vape cartridges The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) CDTFA seller’s permit cannabis sales and/or consumption payable to the state of California procedures for inventory control security packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Edibles– Products financial interest holder disposal conditional license onsite consumption of cannabis goods loop system some nutritional facts 2024 proposed changes manufacturing inhalable cannabis edible products meat and seafood, and other products tamper-evident secured area cultivation cannabis cultivation licensing informational panel MCSB’s temporary license application consumption of alcohol or tobacco manufacturing activities volatile solvent packaging and labeling Labor peace agreement Seller’s permit number manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) 2024 recent news requiring refrigeration ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation written procedures for inventory control Local Authorization Attachment Retailer (nonstorefront) 2024 fines operating premises Completed Temporary License Application Form storage of cannabis goods valid waiver sanitary and hazard-free environment shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company 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area less than 10,000 square feet) amount of sodium Operating Procedures Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) testing lab manufacturing cannabis products A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity access to the area(s) property for the commercial cannabis activity microbusinesses commercial cannabis manufacturing activity government warning statement label Arranging for laboratory testing manned motor vehicle track and trace system entry into the legal, regulated market medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing three state cannabis-licensing authorities labeling Temporary License Application Information emergency regulations manufacturers who package for other producers Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Foreign Material Testing Mycotoxins Testing Local Authorization commercial cannabis products manufacturer's name product formulation Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises definition of owner Licensees Mechanical ownership premises is not within a Government remove THC/CBD health impacts of cannabis structure and formation documents Manufacturing (non-volatile) 100 mg of THC per package 2024 compliance Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products periods of 90 days extensions Extractions using CO2 secondary package at least 20% ownership interest capsules evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises sugar comply with all packaging and labeling requirements 2024 revisions loan provided to a commercial cannabis business M-license surety bond public Licensee Lookup Tool 2024 laws California Department of Public Health state cannabis licensing M-licensees pre-made or purchased cannabis industries Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Local Issuing Authority Financial Interest THC levels CO2 and ethanol extractions Vehicle Requirements Physical address Business Information required limits 600 foot radius of a school Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles designated structure Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) labels not be attractive waste disposal Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing public health and safety an officer or director of a cannabis business immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Proposed Section 40133 Terpenoids Testing protocol re-sealable amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package commercial cannabis manufacturers cannabis adult-use products LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS medicinal and adult-use or both markets licensed premises exit packaging 600-foot radius of a school recordkeeping Premises Diagram medicinal and adult-use markets laboratory quality assurance sampling standards shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit finished product highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing licensing scheme Butane/Hexane/Propane conducting quality assurance review investment into a commercial cannabis business Financial information Licensee Lookup Tool packaging diagram of the business’s layout identity of the product sales of cannabis goods Proposition 65 Identifying information waste management laws Type S share facility space Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Transition Period commercial kitchens compliance with local jurisdiction carbohydrates and fat per serving Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 local jurisdiction’s requirements disposal and destruction methods tobacco products Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch security and cannabis waste disposal Owner no infusion of alcohol commercial cannabis manufacturing in California California Public Records Act Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act allergen information cannabis plants transportation of cannabis goods Temporary Cannabis Event Category II Residual Pesticides Testing transport cannabis goods to retailer commercial cannabis manufacturing chain of custody licensed cannabis distributors 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market no infusion of nicotine primary panel requirements mandated warning statements good manufacturing practices Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates stickers CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) transportation Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 amount of THC content cannabis training Transport vehicles alarm system MCSB and more.

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

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