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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding security and cannabis waste disposal periods of 90 days extensions nonlaboratory quality control amount of THC content conducting quality assurance review Transition Period Food-grade Butter/Oil Identifying information sanitary and hazard-free environment Cultivation less than 10,000 meat and seafood, and other products quality control Edibles– Products no infusion of alcohol M-license operating procedures highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Transport vehicles alarm system procedures for inventory control ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation secondary package no added caffeine conditional license finished product definition of owner Temporary License Application Information disposal Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) MCSB local jurisdiction property for the commercial cannabis activity sales of cannabis goods edible products aggregate interest of 20% or more evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises 100 mg of THC per package Business Information some nutritional facts Application Checklist evidence of rehabilitation shipping manifest payable to the state of California THC levels Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) mandated warning statements cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Premises diagram commercial cannabis manufacturing activity shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit period of 120 days minimum standards for extraction processes testing methods cannabis sales and/or consumption allergen information Licensees transport cannabis goods to retailer premises diagram Water/Food-grade Dry Ice health impacts of cannabis regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California required limits annual license application 2020 issues cannabis plants sampling standards certified by a California-licensed engineer labels not be attractive concentrate temporary license extraction secured area medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together cannabis training Temporary License Application identity of the product topicals 2020 important information CDPH-9041 member manager regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis destruction of cannabis goods licensed cannabis distributors licensed premises at least 99% purity transportation of cannabis goods Premises Information potentially-hazardous foods A-licensees financial interest holder Retailer (nonstorefront) local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations medicinal and adult-use or both markets exception for testing laboratories transportation and security re-sealable medicinal commercial cannabis activity no infusion of nicotine activity for a period of 120 days delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods entry into the legal, regulated market 2020 fines Carbon Dioxide (CO2) opaque exit package edibles packaging opaque good manufacturing practices packaging and labeling cultivation Premises Diagram regulatory framework medicinal and adult-use markets Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods contaminant free Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) list of artificial food colorings Distributor transport product formulation waste disposal local jurisdiction’s requirements laboratory quality assurance Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity manufacture cannabis products designated structure Financial Interest ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) compliance with local jurisdiction sugar Manufacturing (non-volatile) manufacturers who package for other producers manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) informational panel pre-made or purchased Proposition 65 The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) motor carrier permit Cannabinoids Testing unique ID/batch number Terpenoids Testing Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) hydrocarbon-based solvents Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL inhalable cannabis CO2 and ethanol extractions testing laboratories vape cartridges Local Authorization Attachment Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 600 foot radius of a school dried flower Percentage of ownership commercial cannabis manufacturing in California licensing cannabis microbusinesses distributors Heavy Metals Testing scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 final form exit packaging storage of cannabis goods cannabis adult-use products investment into a commercial cannabis business Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Temporary event up to 4 days cannabis market Form # CDPH-9041 supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Licensee Lookup Tool Butane/Hexane/Propane separate applications Bond and Insurance Information licensed cannabis cultivators transporting cannabis goods requiring refrigeration workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control consumption of alcohol or tobacco purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Mechanical packaging 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market onsite consumption of cannabis goods Financial information licensed cannabis manufacturers public Licensee Lookup Tool shared-use manufacturing facilities Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates 600-foot radius of a school highly-concentrated oils or waxes disclosure of all criminal convictions infusion volatile solvent California Public Records Act MCSB’s temporary license application adult-use commercial cannabis activity chain of custody cannabis industries CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) secondary packaging track and trace system transportation extracts Proposed Section 40133 licensing cannabis distributors security BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Personnel Requirements persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business convicted of a substantially related crime an officer or director of a cannabis business California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Owner Fingerprints basic nutritional information 2020 problems Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Criminal History paper inserted into the packaging state cannabis licensing child-resistant outer package Labor peace agreement The California Department of Public Health's immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery CDTFA seller’s permit 2020 laws Completed Temporary License Application Form Operating Procedures equity interest in a commercial cannabis business 2020 resolutions contaminants Moisture Content Testing three state cannabis-licensing authorities Extractions using CO2 written procedures for inventory control health claims public health and safety Track and Trace 2020 revisions Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles emergency regulations product guidelines stickers manned motor vehicle Foreign Material Testing Industrial Hemp Advisory Board 2020 regulations Physical address microbusinesses compliance with regulations inventory ownership premises is not within a Government primary panel requirements Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 licensed physical location (premises) Individual Owner licensing scheme access to the area(s) alcoholic beverages cannabis event organizer license three cannabis licensing authorities Business Organizational Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch at least 20% ownership interest Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing protocol must enter certain events loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Bond in the amount of $5,000 diagram of the business’s layout waste management laws testing of cannabis goods Local Jurisdictions shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products tobacco products commercial cannabis manufacturers A-license license review process 2020 new laws structure and formation documents product as a candy prohibited Type S share facility space sanitary workplaces Seller’s permit number supplemental label remove THC/CBD amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Vehicle Requirements tinctures Local Authorization the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) A-license and an M-license Licensee Information 2020 updates cannabis cultivation licensing loop system local jurisdiction authorization commercial cannabis manufacturing Ethanol cannabis waste cannabis cartoons persons 21 years of age or older licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division CDPH-issued universal symbol managing member packaging and labeling requirements tamper-evident testing lab manufacturing activities supply chain inventory and quality control disposal and destruction methods Microbusiness California Department of Public Health Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) licensing cannabis retailers manufacturing practices manufacturer's name packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls amount of sodium licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Arranging for laboratory testing retailers surety bond manufacturing cannabis products 2020 proposed changes Local Issuing Authority commercial kitchens 120 days Retailer (Type 10) child-resistant packaging valid waiver small product packaging manufacturing 2020 recent news limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package labeling limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Temporary Cannabis Event government warning statement label online licensing system Mycotoxins Testing Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control capsules recordkeeping onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Distributor Transport Only LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS ingredient list Cannabis Manufacturing operating premises cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) M-licensees commercial cannabis products carbohydrates and fat per serving commercial cannabis activity Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Live Scans for each owner hang tag or a peel-back label 2020 compliance MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH and more.

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


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