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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 licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers 2019 regulations carbohydrates and fat per serving edibles packaging opaque aggregate interest of 20% or more ownership premises is not within a Government Ethanol Cultivation less than 10,000 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Identifying information evidence of rehabilitation tamper-evident Proposed Section 40133 2019 resolutions Premises Information Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Proposition 65 loan provided to a commercial cannabis business manufacture cannabis products Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Labor peace agreement A-license and an M-license 600 foot radius of a school supplemental label cultivation California Department of Public Health meat and seafood, and other products operating procedures delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods sugar CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Food-grade Butter/Oil 2019 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lands product formulation Terpenoids Testing Category II Residual Pesticides Testing disposal hydrocarbon-based solvents inventory and quality control distributors security and cannabis waste disposal manufacturing activities Physical address Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control managing member minimum standards for extraction processes Temporary event up to 4 days equity interest in a commercial cannabis business opaque exit package Temporary License Application Information M-licensees must enter certain events separate applications transportation and security Transport vehicles alarm system annual license application dried flower topicals Temporary License Application product as a candy prohibited MCSB’s temporary license application supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Mechanical tobacco products definition of owner periods of 90 days extensions local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises compliance with regulations track and trace system Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Distributor transport Butane/Hexane/Propane licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories informational panel Local Authorization child-resistant packaging chain of custody emergency regulations basic nutritional information premises diagram no infusion of alcohol recordkeeping Criminal History storage of cannabis goods licensed premises manufacturers who package for other producers transportation of cannabis goods quality control Financial Interest supply chain limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Manufacturing (non-volatile) limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products licensed cannabis distributors Retailer (Type 10) designated structure final form Transition Period motor carrier permit nonlaboratory quality control Licensee Information Form # CDPH-9041 at 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hang tag or a peel-back label adult-use commercial cannabis activity required limits Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing microbusinesses 2019 important information amount of THC content cannabis waste Local Authorization Attachment sampling standards shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit 2019 recent news cannabis cartoons transporting cannabis goods state cannabis licensing government warning statement label Local Issuing Authority licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises onsite consumption of cannabis goods Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) temporary license no infusion of nicotine 120 days Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) activity for a period of 120 days loop system medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Foreign Material Testing CO2 and ethanol extractions conditional license Distributor Transport Only scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises sanitary and hazard-free environment Bond in the amount of $5,000 certified by a California-licensed engineer amount of sodium licensed cannabis manufacturers 2019 updates structure and formation documents an officer or director of a cannabis business immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery 600-foot radius of a school labeling stickers cannabis sales and/or consumption Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods online licensing system Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Vehicle Requirements cannabis event organizer license Cannabis Manufacturing tinctures California Public Records Act Live Scans for each owner edible products three cannabis licensing authorities Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 cannabis industries 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of all criminal convictions re-sealable ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Category I Residual Pesticides Testing shared-use manufacturing facilities cannabis training 2019 new laws Application Checklist investment into a commercial cannabis business member manager Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch secondary package sanitary workplaces regulatory framework paper inserted into the packaging commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Microbusiness extracts packaging and labeling access to the area(s) onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods testing lab primary panel requirements licensing cannabis distributors Bond and Insurance Information diagram of the business’s layout and more.

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