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recent california business licensing news and updates This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding property for the commercial cannabis activity 2018 recent news quality control no infusion of nicotine Form # CDPH-9041 Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands product guidelines A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity compliance with local jurisdiction Extractions using CO2 licensed cannabis cultivators Financial Interest A-licensees Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) transportation Criminal History alcoholic beverages manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Food-grade Butter/Oil informational panel conducting quality assurance review public Licensee Lookup Tool surety bond M-license sampling standards Cultivation less than 10,000 licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises regulatory framework testing lab mandated warning statements destruction of cannabis goods product as a candy prohibited Individual Owner Transition Period 120 days health claims security local jurisdiction authorization Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 online licensing system periods of 90 days extensions Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates temporary license investment into a commercial cannabis business at least 20% ownership interest edible products annual license application Live Scans for each owner allergen information loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Foreign Material Testing manufacturing activities emergency regulations Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Licensees The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) extraction three state cannabis-licensing authorities Arranging for laboratory testing retailers Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) local jurisdiction’s requirements carbohydrates and fat per serving Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act activity for a period of 120 days scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Business Organizational 2018 issues manufacturing good manufacturing practices shipping manifest 2018 new laws Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control 2018 fines payable to the state of California Microbusiness designated structure microbusinesses conditional license packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls cannabis adult-use products The California Department of Public Health's access to the area(s) testing laboratories Category II Residual Pesticides Testing capsules three cannabis licensing authorities Category I Residual Pesticides Testing adult-use commercial cannabis activity waste management laws 600-foot radius of a school evidence of rehabilitation member manager cannabis cartoons equity interest in a commercial cannabis business child-resistant outer package volatile solvent shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company an officer or director of a cannabis business licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers state cannabis licensing regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacture cannabis products contaminant free ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Labor peace agreement medicinal and adult-use or both markets limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Premises Information operating procedures written procedures for inventory control product formulation must enter certain events procedures for inventory control period of 120 days infusion disposal and destruction methods identity of the product commercial cannabis manufacturing Licensee Information no infusion of alcohol Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles secured area 2018 resolutions Terpenoids Testing A-license managing member transportation and security Personnel Requirements cannabis event organizer license security and cannabis waste disposal hydrocarbon-based solvents Cannabinoids Testing Local Jurisdictions sanitary and hazard-free environment Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch THC levels pre-made or purchased California Department of Public Health storage of cannabis goods dried flower financial interest holder cannabis market secondary packaging commercial cannabis products transportation of cannabis goods manufacturing cannabis products Fingerprints Premises diagram some nutritional facts disclosure of all criminal convictions MCSB Temporary Cannabis Event packaging and labeling requirements Mechanical commercial cannabis manufacturers laboratory quality assurance labels not be attractive inhalable cannabis cannabis sales and/or consumption inventory recordkeeping ingredient list commercial cannabis activity LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS tobacco products hang tag or a peel-back label cannabis plants 2018 compliance licensing cannabis retailers Local Authorization Retailer (nonstorefront) MCSB’s temporary license application unique ID/batch number chain of custody secondary package premises diagram no added caffeine certified by a California-licensed engineer remove THC/CBD distributors government warning statement label testing methods protocol BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Owner operating premises Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing track and trace system nonlaboratory quality control transporting cannabis goods 2018 laws 600 foot radius of a school Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 health impacts of cannabis Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Seller’s permit number Identifying information vape cartridges delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit amount of sodium Edibles– Products Butane/Hexane/Propane paper inserted into the packaging manufacturing practices licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories testing of cannabis goods Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) onsite consumption of cannabis goods stickers definition of owner tinctures Licensee Lookup Tool Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 licensed cannabis distributors 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market tamper-evident Proposed Section 40133 meat and seafood, and other products Physical address Premises Diagram licensing scheme 2018 regulations Percentage of ownership Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods public health and safety entry into the legal, regulated market licensed cannabis manufacturers sales of cannabis goods Financial information cultivation medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together 2018 proposed changes Business Information Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) extracts labeling exit packaging motor carrier permit amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Moisture Content Testing opaque exit package Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) 2018 problems consumption of alcohol or tobacco basic nutritional information Vehicle Requirements disposal Mycotoxins Testing Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Temporary License Application California Department of Public Health (CDPH) CO2 and ethanol extractions supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products at least 99% purity medicinal commercial cannabis activity local jurisdiction finished product A-license and an M-license highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business sugar structure and formation documents ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Type S share facility space supplemental label Bond in the amount of $5,000 manufacturer's name amount of THC content contaminants 2018 important information re-sealable required limits local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations valid waiver 2018 updates evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Transport vehicles alarm system Water/Food-grade Dry Ice CDPH-9041 cannabis training cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Proposition 65 Heavy Metals Testing manufacturers who package for other producers supply chain 2018 revisions cannabis cultivation licensing licensing cannabis distributors Track and Trace licensing cannabis microbusinesses requiring refrigeration Distributor transport edibles packaging opaque Bond and Insurance Information regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Local Issuing Authority persons 21 years of age or older exception for testing laboratories potentially-hazardous foods Retailer (Type 10) ownership premises is not within a Government diagram of the business’s layout Manufacturing (non-volatile) aggregate interest of 20% or more sanitary workplaces cannabis industries 100 mg of THC per package Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) loop system waste disposal manned motor vehicle Cannabis Manufacturing list of artificial food colorings license review process minimum standards for extraction processes The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) packaging and labeling medicinal and adult-use markets Ethanol licensed premises commercial kitchens Distributor Transport Only CDTFA seller’s permit Temporary event up to 4 days Application Checklist transport cannabis goods to retailer inventory and quality control onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods shared-use manufacturing facilities primary panel requirements Temporary License Application Information Completed Temporary License Application Form Operating Procedures immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery child-resistant packaging compliance with regulations concentrate M-licensees commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Local Authorization Attachment highly-concentrated oils or waxes small product packaging separate applications cannabis waste packaging California Public Records Act commercial cannabis manufacturing in California licensed physical location (premises) CDPH-issued universal symbol Carbon Dioxide (CO2) final form topicals CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL convicted of a substantially related crime Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package and more.

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

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