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

California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding 2020 regulations Licensee Lookup Tool 2020 proposed changes cannabis sales and/or consumption Ethanol Microbusiness hang tag or a peel-back label Premises Diagram medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing disposal and destruction methods list of artificial food colorings activity for a period of 120 days microbusinesses quality control Temporary License Application Premises Information evidence of rehabilitation operating premises Application Checklist inventory vape cartridges A-licensees Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) annual license application 100 mg of THC per package highly-concentrated oils or waxes track and trace system Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Vehicle Requirements licensing cannabis retailers CDPH-9041 Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) secondary package Foreign Material Testing Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Butane/Hexane/Propane three state cannabis-licensing authorities Local Authorization Attachment 2020 updates Bond and Insurance Information Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) 2020 important information CDTFA seller’s permit Transport vehicles alarm system Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing some nutritional facts licensed cannabis manufacturers commercial cannabis manufacturing cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale conditional license local jurisdiction distributors Individual Owner contaminant free written procedures for inventory control online licensing system Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Local Authorization Heavy Metals Testing persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control periods of 90 days extensions the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) manufacturing activities contaminants workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control local jurisdiction’s requirements public health and safety 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market volatile solvent equity interest in a commercial cannabis business 2020 compliance 2020 recent news Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) public Licensee Lookup Tool dried flower at least 99% purity 2020 issues amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package edible products 600 foot radius of a school procedures for inventory control property for the commercial cannabis activity medicinal and adult-use or both markets manufacturing practices packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Live Scans for each owner entry into the legal, regulated market testing methods Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods MCSB’s temporary license application Cannabis Manufacturing regulatory framework minimum standards for extraction processes emergency regulations remove THC/CBD licensing cannabis microbusinesses Bond in the amount of $5,000 meat and seafood, and other products A-license alcoholic beverages Transition Period testing laboratories Temporary event up to 4 days regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis testing lab extraction designated structure labels not be attractive convicted of a substantially related crime transport cannabis goods to retailer labeling ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Track and Trace inhalable cannabis testing of cannabis goods Type S share facility space Food-grade Butter/Oil licensed cannabis cultivators limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Mechanical Distributor transport loop system potentially-hazardous foods cannabis training local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations cannabis cultivation licensing packaging and labeling requirements immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH access to the area(s) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 state cannabis licensing Manufacturing (non-volatile) M-license ingredient list packaging and labeling supplemental label extracts The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing surety bond Arranging for laboratory testing loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Percentage of ownership government warning statement label manufacturer's name licensing scheme manufacture cannabis products Owner allergen information Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Financial information Proposition 65 health impacts of cannabis cannabis industries edibles packaging opaque disclosure of all criminal convictions Cannabinoids Testing manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) manufacturing cannabis products Business Organizational 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Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division supply chain Financial Interest M-licensees Labor peace agreement tamper-evident delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods destruction of cannabis goods managing member Form # CDPH-9041 opaque exit package onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods medicinal commercial cannabis activity ownership premises is not within a Government medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together 2020 revisions THC levels infusion unique ID/batch number licensed cannabis distributors licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers inventory and quality control cannabis adult-use products paper inserted into the packaging an officer or director of a cannabis business Category II Residual Pesticides Testing scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises commercial cannabis manufacturing in California definition of owner valid waiver disposal California Department of Public Health Distributor Transport Only temporary license Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Local Jurisdictions basic nutritional information finished product 2020 new laws purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands identity of the product sampling standards Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates amount of THC content medicinal and adult-use markets local jurisdiction authorization exit packaging good manufacturing practices mandated warning statements Extractions using CO2 informational panel chain of custody aggregate interest of 20% or more Physical address payable to the state of California Proposed Section 40133 Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 motor carrier permit sanitary workplaces tinctures Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products no added caffeine adult-use commercial cannabis activity member manager conducting quality assurance review packaging sales of cannabis goods cannabis cartoons separate applications commercial cannabis manufacturers Local Issuing Authority protocol CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing CDPH-issued universal symbol Retailer (nonstorefront) transportation and security cannabis event organizer license CO2 and ethanol extractions licensed physical location (premises) Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Fingerprints product as a candy prohibited exception for testing laboratories structure and formation documents Premises diagram compliance with regulations health claims California Public Records Act highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin re-sealable Licensees financial interest holder diagram of the business’s layout product formulation cultivation Terpenoids Testing storage of cannabis goods transportation commercial cannabis activity pre-made or purchased secured area carbohydrates and fat per serving tobacco products premises diagram required limits Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Identifying information child-resistant packaging manned motor vehicle sanitary and hazard-free environment regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch licensing cannabis distributors child-resistant outer package license review process cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) commercial cannabis manufacturing activity topicals waste management laws shipping manifest Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Licensee Information transportation of cannabis goods certified by a California-licensed engineer consumption of alcohol or tobacco Retailer (Type 10) primary panel requirements licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises 600-foot radius of a school Personnel Requirements persons 21 years of age or older requiring refrigeration cannabis plants amount of sodium recordkeeping manufacturing Moisture Content Testing 2020 problems Carbon Dioxide (CO2) 2020 resolutions must enter certain events small product packaging onsite consumption of cannabis goods supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit three cannabis licensing authorities commercial kitchens 2020 fines shared-use manufacturing facilities secondary packaging Temporary Cannabis Event no infusion of nicotine Criminal History Seller’s permit number medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity The California Department of Public Health's manufacturers who package for other producers Business Information hydrocarbon-based solvents MCSB sugar Completed Temporary License Application Form investment into a commercial cannabis business and more.

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


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