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(non-volatile) purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 transport cannabis goods to retailer Criminal History MCSB Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) transportation and security licensed physical location (premises) CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL ownership premises is not within a Government Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) transporting cannabis goods Form # CDPH-9041 Transport vehicles alarm system Cultivation less than 10,000 Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) licensing scheme commercial cannabis products transportation Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Local Authorization government warning statement label good manufacturing practices medicinal commercial cannabis activity testing methods paper inserted into the packaging Local Issuing Authority infusion labeling Cannabinoids Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing activity 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contaminants cannabis cartoons commercial cannabis manufacturing Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products conducting quality assurance review Moisture Content Testing topicals payable to the state of California temporary license inventory Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing CDPH-9041 highly-concentrated oils or waxes 2018 issues chain of custody A-license and an M-license allergen information Licensee Information Temporary License Application Information Type S share facility space extraction regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2018 important information licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories 600-foot radius of a school licensing cannabis microbusinesses commercial cannabis activity medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing exception for testing laboratories stickers sampling standards The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) period of 120 days Microbusiness product as a candy prohibited 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with regulations final form retailers finished product potentially-hazardous foods property for the commercial cannabis activity secondary package minimum standards for extraction processes shipping manifest licensing cannabis retailers health impacts of cannabis unique ID/batch number 120 days scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises opaque exit package cannabis plants financial interest holder manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Transition Period Operating Procedures must enter certain events M-licensees manned motor vehicle disposal and destruction methods comply with all packaging and labeling requirements supplemental label A-license Retailer (Type 10) licensing cannabis distributors tamper-evident Owner medicinal and adult-use markets commercial cannabis manufacturing in California shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same 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10 mg of THC per serving Application Checklist pre-made or purchased sales of cannabis goods public health and safety Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) annual license application local jurisdiction authorization licensed cannabis manufacturers child-resistant packaging Premises diagram equity interest in a commercial cannabis business destruction of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Distributor transport separate applications list of artificial food colorings labels not be attractive California Public Records Act persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business activity for a period of 120 days inventory and quality control Financial information highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin laboratory quality assurance 600 foot radius of a school Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Physical address concentrate Licensees remove THC/CBD cannabis market meat and seafood, and other products local jurisdiction’s 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In addition, Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Informational panel Bureau Processor Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Kief package flower or pre-rolls Request for Live Scan Quality control operation products similar to traditional food products prohibited Manufacture Nursery Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Quality Quarantine Volatile solvent Specialty Cottage Outdoor Validation Track-and-trace systems Preventive controls Indoor cultivation Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Outdoor cultivation Environmental pathogen Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Mixed-light Tier 2 Product Identity gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA M-license Pest Infusion Monitor Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) MCSB 90-day extension periods CBD Immature plant Specialty Outdoor CBD from industrial hemp Specialty Cottage Indoor Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Finished product Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Small Indoor Type N – for infusions Ingredient Topical cannabis product Labeling Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) UID Medium Indoor Process Component Pre-roll Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Batch Universal symbol Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Package alternate use of a manufacturing premises Pathogen Edible cannabis product Quality control personnel track and trace system Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 infused butters and oils as concentrates THC Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Mixed-light cultivation Actual yield Department Applicant Canopy Cultivation Type P – for packaging and labeling only adulteration Premises Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) DPH-17-010E Adulterated Lot Unique identifier Raw material Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Dried flower Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Small 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) In-process material Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Personnel Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Watts per square foot Holding Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Licensee Type 11 (Distributor) Allergen Adult-use Market Mature plant Hazard Type 10 (Retailer) Track and trace system Specialty Indoor Verification Qualified individual THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Distribution Cannabis product Sanitize Cultivation site Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Extraction Serving Flowering Processing Proposition 65 warning statement Manufacturer licensee cannabis concentrates list of cannabis manufacturers Processing aid Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Medium Outdoor Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Allergen cross-contact cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints infused pre-rolls Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Commercial cannabis activity Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Wet weight Limited-access area Nonvolatile solvent Adequate Contact surface Nonmanufactured cannabis product Small Outdoor Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Harvest Batch Net weight Microorganisms Primary panel Type 12 (Microbusiness) Theoretical yield Mixed-light Tier 1 Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) and more.

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