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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 Vehicle Requirements child-resistant packaging Personnel Requirements Extractions using CO2 Ethanol California Department of Public Health (CDPH) transportation workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) no infusion of nicotine Track and Trace at least 99% purity entry into the legal, regulated market Distributor Transport Only cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale shared-use manufacturing facilities Premises Diagram ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Temporary event up to 4 days scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Edibles– Products contaminants Food-grade Butter/Oil Carbon Dioxide (CO2) some nutritional facts transport cannabis goods to retailer Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) manufacturing cannabis products potentially-hazardous foods sanitary and hazard-free environment Seller’s permit number Heavy Metals Testing Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) supply chain Criminal History designated structure manufacturers who package for other producers evidence of rehabilitation licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Local Authorization Attachment Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division 600-foot radius of a school Premises Information Licensee Lookup Tool storage of cannabis goods activity for a period of 120 days stickers nonlaboratory quality control comply with all packaging and labeling requirements motor carrier permit Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) re-sealable secondary package commercial cannabis manufacturing Retailer (Type 10) Distributor transport written procedures for inventory control minimum standards for extraction processes volatile solvent basic nutritional information ownership premises is not within a Government A-licensees health claims conducting quality assurance review product guidelines premises diagram Business Information quality control supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products 2023 proposed changes Premises diagram limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market onsite consumption of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing activity licensed cannabis manufacturers BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL transportation of cannabis goods compliance with regulations Category II Residual Pesticides Testing California Department of Public Health track and trace system sanitary workplaces amount of THC content Mycotoxins Testing temporary license surety bond 2023 revisions the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) manufacturing hang tag or a peel-back label testing methods property for the commercial cannabis activity diagram of the business’s layout 2023 fines hydrocarbon-based solvents access to the area(s) packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls remove THC/CBD conditional license The California Department of Public Health's destruction of cannabis goods meat and seafood, and other products small product packaging Completed Temporary License Application Form commercial cannabis activity protocol capsules testing laboratories exception for testing laboratories microbusinesses commercial cannabis manufacturing in California inventory an officer or director of a cannabis business Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control licensed cannabis distributors exit packaging local jurisdiction’s requirements no added caffeine extraction persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity commercial kitchens Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates local jurisdiction authorization infusion final form medicinal commercial cannabis activity disclosure of all criminal convictions managing member periods of 90 days extensions license review process Manufacturing (non-volatile) operating premises consumption of alcohol or tobacco aggregate interest of 20% or more security and cannabis waste disposal sugar Bond and Insurance Information Temporary Cannabis Event disposal and destruction methods disposal Cultivation less than 10,000 list of artificial food colorings supplemental label cannabis industries must enter certain events 2023 regulations secured area testing of cannabis goods 2023 laws CO2 and ethanol extractions licensing cannabis microbusinesses 2023 resolutions Type S share facility space allergen information security Individual Owner tobacco products requiring refrigeration licensing cannabis retailers Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products pre-made or purchased secondary packaging structure and formation documents commercial cannabis products public Licensee Lookup Tool amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package persons 21 years of age or older Retailer (nonstorefront) medicinal and adult-use or both markets annual license application Bond in the amount of $5,000 Business Organizational good manufacturing practices Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Moisture Content Testing three cannabis licensing authorities extracts retailers Licensee Information Mechanical medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity informational panel medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing 2023 recent news licensed physical location (premises) shipping manifest local jurisdiction state cannabis licensing Foreign Material Testing Application Checklist cannabis waste transportation and security concentrate loan provided to a commercial cannabis business period of 120 days cannabis sales and/or consumption loop system cannabis adult-use products cannabis cultivation licensing manned motor vehicle Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch inventory and quality control product as a candy prohibited product formulation Licensees highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Cannabis Manufacturing convicted of a substantially related crime onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods edibles packaging opaque CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis highly-concentrated oils or waxes Local Authorization 600 foot radius of a school Temporary License Application waste disposal Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Form # CDPH-9041 120 days cannabis event organizer license financial interest holder regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Identifying information cannabis cartoons mandated warning statements manufacturer's name purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Transition Period separate applications Financial Interest sales of cannabis goods payable to the state of California CDPH-9041 Percentage of ownership immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery packaging and labeling MCSB local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations CDPH-issued universal symbol Owner investment into a commercial cannabis business identity of the product opaque exit package finished product paper inserted into the packaging amount of sodium Live Scans for each owner operating procedures Proposition 65 member manager Temporary License Application Information Terpenoids Testing Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing cannabis training inhalable cannabis California Public Records Act online licensing system Operating Procedures at least 20% ownership interest tamper-evident A-license and an M-license cannabis market cannabis plants Proposed Section 40133 public health and safety A-license primary panel requirements cultivation licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories compliance with local jurisdiction recordkeeping testing lab carbohydrates and fat per serving Butane/Hexane/Propane 2023 issues Transport vehicles alarm system licensing scheme 2023 updates adult-use commercial cannabis activity Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Cannabinoids Testing shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 2023 problems no infusion of alcohol child-resistant outer package distributors transporting cannabis goods Physical address The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers waste management laws health impacts of cannabis 2023 important information alcoholic beverages Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) MCSB’s temporary license application definition of owner certified by a California-licensed engineer manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) licensing cannabis distributors shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS packaging and labeling requirements Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods government warning statement label equity interest in a commercial cannabis business M-license M-licensees manufacture cannabis products manufacturing practices Local Issuing Authority three state cannabis-licensing authorities evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises 100 mg of THC per package licensed cannabis cultivators required limits packaging Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2023 new laws Fingerprints commercial cannabis manufacturers regulatory framework manufacturing activities laboratory quality assurance Financial information topicals Local Jurisdictions contaminant free chain of custody ingredient list emergency regulations THC levels medicinal and adult-use markets edible products 2023 compliance dried flower labels not be attractive The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) unique ID/batch number Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing CDTFA seller’s permit Labor peace agreement sampling standards valid waiver labeling licensed premises Arranging for laboratory testing MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH procedures for inventory control Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL tinctures Microbusiness vape cartridges Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods and more.

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

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