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Department of Public Health (CDPH) emergency regulations cultivation Criminal History licensing cannabis retailers medicinal and adult-use or both markets nonlaboratory quality control M-licensees Individual Owner compliance with regulations definition of owner 120 days exception for testing laboratories temporary license ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises labels not be attractive Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Edibles– Products secondary package Foreign Material Testing manufacturing practices designated structure onsite consumption of cannabis goods A-licensees Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 no added caffeine MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH manned motor vehicle manufacturing cannabis products primary panel requirements member manager workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control waste management laws local jurisdiction 2019 recent news stickers at least 99% 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In addition, 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) track and trace system Batch Mature plant gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Outdoor cultivation Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Cannabis product Commercial cannabis activity Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Edible cannabis product Proposition 65 warning statement cannabis concentrates Theoretical yield Package Primary panel Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Mixed-light cultivation Infusion Qualified individual THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Holding Serving CBD infused pre-rolls Adult-use Market infused butters and oils as concentrates Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Actual yield Type N – for infusions Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) adulteration package flower or pre-rolls M-license Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Contact surface Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Processing Monitor Dried flower Quality Manufacture In-process material Ingredient alternate use of a manufacturing premises Limited-access area Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Nursery Kief Licensee Quality control operation Personnel Preventive controls Canopy Environmental pathogen Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Bureau Flowering list of cannabis manufacturers Nonmanufactured cannabis product Mixed-light Tier 2 Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) MCSB 90-day extension periods Harvest Batch Informational panel Specialty Cottage Outdoor Volatile solvent Department Pathogen Manufacturer licensee Immature plant Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Microorganisms Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Sanitize Specialty Outdoor Unique identifier Type 12 (Microbusiness) Topical cannabis product Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 UID Type 10 (Retailer) Type 11 (Distributor) Pre-roll Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Specialty Indoor Indoor cultivation THC Processing aid Component Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Track and trace system CBD from industrial hemp Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Validation Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Mixed-light Tier 1 Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Verification Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Premises Labeling Wet weight Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Specialty Cottage Indoor Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Lot Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Applicant Small Outdoor Universal symbol Watts per square foot Hazard Pest Extraction Request for Live Scan Allergen cross-contact DPH-17-010E Product Identity Finished product Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Medium Outdoor Allergen Nonvolatile solvent Distribution Adulterated cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Adequate Track-and-trace systems Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Processor Small Indoor Quality control personnel Process Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Net weight Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Cultivation Quarantine Medium Indoor Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Cultivation site Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Raw material products similar to traditional food products prohibited and more.

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