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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 Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Identifying information manufacturing persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business valid waiver microbusinesses an officer or director of a cannabis business 2020 recent news licensed premises recordkeeping packaging and labeling highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin loop system CDPH-9041 operating procedures Temporary License Application waste management laws packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls contaminants Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles transportation and security Carbon Dioxide (CO2) allergen information Ethanol security and cannabis waste disposal workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control cultivation Arranging for laboratory testing finished product edibles packaging opaque CDPH-issued universal symbol definition of owner licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories edible products concentrate Application Checklist testing methods 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consumption must enter certain events minimum standards for extraction processes operating premises commercial kitchens primary panel requirements small product packaging waste disposal M-licensees Terpenoids Testing meat and seafood, and other products shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company laboratory quality assurance annual license application basic nutritional information Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch compliance with local jurisdiction Distributor transport Form # CDPH-9041 period of 120 days testing laboratories member manager regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis secured area product formulation potentially-hazardous foods government warning statement label disposal track and trace system medicinal and adult-use or both markets amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package cannabis event organizer license property for the commercial cannabis activity Bond in the amount of $5,000 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Personnel Requirements opaque exit package re-sealable no added caffeine Bond and Insurance Information periods of 90 days extensions public Licensee Lookup Tool Operating Procedures inventory 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market no infusion of alcohol cannabis plants access to the area(s) sales of cannabis goods Licensee Information cannabis cultivation licensing online licensing system cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale 2020 fines alcoholic beverages Premises Information aggregate interest of 20% or more immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery 600-foot radius of a school at least 20% ownership interest Track and Trace conducting quality assurance review shipping manifest capsules transportation of cannabis goods Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Retailer (nonstorefront) state cannabis licensing Live Scans for each owner Individual Owner Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act CO2 and ethanol extractions cannabis cartoons CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing manufacturing activities Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package storage of cannabis goods Local Jurisdictions medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Premises diagram 2020 problems inhalable cannabis Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing medicinal and adult-use markets onsite consumption of cannabis goods Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control extracts chain of custody secondary package unique ID/batch number labels not be attractive equity interest in a commercial cannabis business three cannabis licensing authorities Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Temporary event up to 4 days topicals 2020 issues destruction of cannabis goods Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) conditional license retailers purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 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highly-concentrated oils or waxes Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch remove THC/CBD LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods 600 foot radius of a school cannabis adult-use products contaminant free supplemental label ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation activity for a period of 120 days required limits health impacts of cannabis Local Issuing Authority designated structure investment into a commercial cannabis business informational panel commercial cannabis activity local jurisdiction authorization commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division and more.

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

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