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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

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

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


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