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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 Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding cannabis plants microbusinesses cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Individual Owner Manufacturing (non-volatile) labeling 2020 regulations disclosure of all criminal convictions licensing scheme Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 2020 problems Identifying information Bond and Insurance Information waste management laws concentrate security and cannabis waste disposal persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates government warning statement label unique ID/batch number license review process Vehicle Requirements The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) contaminants evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing manufacturing practices managing member testing methods Bond in the amount of $5,000 2020 new laws health impacts of cannabis cannabis event organizer license transportation of cannabis goods no added caffeine CDPH-issued universal symbol limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving 600-foot radius of a school Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Transition Period Water/Food-grade Dry Ice licensed cannabis manufacturers Percentage of ownership volatile solvent requiring refrigeration re-sealable Criminal History opaque exit package BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL commercial cannabis manufacturing temporary license Premises Diagram manufacturing cannabis products hang tag or a peel-back label periods of 90 days extensions Local Issuing Authority child-resistant packaging good manufacturing practices Ethanol supplemental label extracts public health and safety at least 99% purity licensing cannabis microbusinesses Temporary License Application Temporary event up to 4 days operating procedures onsite consumption of cannabis goods extraction Live Scans for each owner Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Distributor transport 2020 fines packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Licensees MCSB’s temporary license application Proposed Section 40133 amount of THC content contaminant free access to the area(s) manufacturing activities must enter certain events online licensing system Premises Information cannabis industries Local Authorization certified by a California-licensed engineer A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity manufacturer's name onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods California Public Records Act sampling standards Licensee Lookup Tool supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products some nutritional facts Business Organizational Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery CO2 and ethanol extractions conditional license Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch child-resistant outer 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cannabis in California retailers Butane/Hexane/Propane operating premises manufacture cannabis products 2020 laws cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) written procedures for inventory control sanitary workplaces Terpenoids Testing Transport vehicles alarm system LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Heavy Metals Testing medicinal and adult-use markets remove THC/CBD Category I Residual Pesticides Testing manufacturers who package for other producers Application Checklist licensed cannabis cultivators Mechanical Type S share facility space Local Jurisdictions 2020 recent news inhalable cannabis 600 foot radius of a school Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises sugar testing of cannabis goods licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories waste disposal Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin THC levels Fingerprints exception for testing laboratories secured area carbohydrates and fat per serving manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) commercial kitchens M-licensees Local Authorization Attachment A-licensees Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) licensed physical location (premises) local jurisdiction’s requirements pre-made or purchased comply with all packaging and labeling requirements cannabis market Financial Interest exit packaging 2020 updates minimum standards for extraction processes Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles licensed cannabis distributors mandated warning statements transportation sanitary and hazard-free environment secondary packaging Distributor Transport Only purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands testing laboratories aggregate interest of 20% or more 2020 important information adult-use commercial cannabis activity primary panel requirements medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together 2020 compliance shared-use manufacturing facilities no infusion of alcohol potentially-hazardous foods highly-concentrated oils or waxes vape cartridges Premises diagram nonlaboratory quality control ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS packaging and labeling security no infusion of nicotine packaging product as a candy prohibited Temporary Cannabis Event Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products California Department of Public Health (CDPH) A-license and an M-license premises diagram Category II Residual Pesticides Testing 2020 proposed changes local jurisdiction Retailer (Type 10) packaging and labeling requirements supply chain loop system 100 mg of THC per package regulatory framework Track and Trace storage of cannabis goods Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods cannabis adult-use products commercial cannabis manufacturing activity delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company cannabis sales and/or consumption Retailer (nonstorefront) Labor peace agreement Completed Temporary License Application Form public Licensee Lookup Tool compliance with local jurisdiction diagram of the business’s layout cannabis cartoons Cannabis Manufacturing Moisture Content Testing Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) disposal Proposition 65 investment into a commercial cannabis business Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Physical address edibles packaging opaque Form # CDPH-9041 persons 21 years of age or older equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Cannabinoids Testing loan provided to a commercial cannabis business separate applications Extractions using CO2 surety bond designated structure Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 secondary package licensed premises commercial cannabis manufacturers ingredient list commercial cannabis manufacturing in California licensing cannabis retailers manufacturing Cultivation less than 10,000 period of 120 days workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control amount of sodium tinctures manned motor vehicle paper inserted into the packaging property for the commercial cannabis activity Foreign Material Testing procedures for inventory control 2020 issues the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers valid waiver cultivation chain of custody entry into the legal, regulated market CDPH-9041 basic nutritional information meat and seafood, and other products Personnel Requirements shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit small product packaging The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) MCSB medicinal and adult-use or both markets cannabis waste and more.

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

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