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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 Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) licensed physical location (premises) carbohydrates and fat per serving disposal health claims structure and formation documents health impacts of cannabis Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Physical address Track and Trace must enter certain events commercial cannabis manufacturing activity surety bond amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package 600 foot radius of a school Extractions using CO2 informational panel Temporary Cannabis Event waste disposal cannabis event organizer license financial interest holder Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Labor peace agreement licensed cannabis cultivators topicals edibles packaging opaque MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH unique ID/batch number property for the commercial cannabis activity Foreign Material Testing Local Authorization 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formulation A-license and an M-license Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing cannabis sales and/or consumption Form # CDPH-9041 Ethanol hydrocarbon-based solvents A-licensees CO2 and ethanol extractions Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) quality control minimum standards for extraction processes Individual Owner Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles diagram of the business’s layout Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 dried flower evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises security primary panel requirements Temporary event up to 4 days adult-use commercial cannabis activity cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Identifying information stickers manufacturer's name separate applications Arranging for laboratory testing packaging and labeling requirements Business Information certified by a California-licensed engineer limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis cannabis cultivation licensing cannabis market Industrial Hemp Advisory Board evidence of rehabilitation Cannabinoids Testing transportation and security conditional license storage of cannabis goods potentially-hazardous foods license review process 2018 regulations product guidelines scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Type S share facility space opaque exit package transportation of cannabis goods ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control sales of cannabis goods child-resistant packaging member manager emergency regulations Vehicle Requirements 2018 issues Premises Diagram Personnel Requirements immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control 2018 important information local jurisdiction operating premises procedures for inventory control medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together edible products payable to the state of California CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL testing of cannabis goods an officer or director of a cannabis business shared-use manufacturing facilities cannabis waste entry into the legal, regulated market medicinal commercial cannabis activity testing lab Proposition 65 Category II Residual Pesticides Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing no infusion of alcohol compliance with local jurisdiction licensing cannabis retailers licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories tobacco products Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products public Licensee Lookup Tool 120 days cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) 2018 problems persons 21 years of age or older Application Checklist Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) motor carrier permit BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 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vehicles alarm system Seller’s permit number at least 20% ownership interest Premises Information written procedures for inventory control periods of 90 days extensions licensed cannabis distributors Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Premises diagram requiring refrigeration Retailer (Type 10) testing laboratories Local Jurisdictions three cannabis licensing authorities annual license application Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) tinctures local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) sugar loop system commercial cannabis manufacturers regulatory framework Licensee Lookup Tool access to the area(s) cannabis industries The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) commercial cannabis manufacturing in California licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises government warning statement label cannabis cartoons Local Authorization Poison Prevention Packaging 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Health's Mycotoxins Testing Business Organizational Proposed Section 40133 commercial cannabis products medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity product as a candy prohibited 2018 new laws waste management laws licensing scheme meat and seafood, and other products tamper-evident Completed Temporary License Application Form no infusion of nicotine persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business MCSB’s temporary license application A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity concentrate manufacturing practices Mechanical shipping manifest Licensee Information 100 mg of THC per package CDPH-9041 aggregate interest of 20% or more comply with all packaging and labeling requirements cannabis plants remove THC/CBD extraction and more.

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


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