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Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing must enter certain events Live Scans for each owner contaminants MCSB’s temporary license application period of 120 days local jurisdiction consumption of alcohol or tobacco loan provided to a commercial cannabis business alcoholic beverages Cannabinoids Testing Percentage of ownership testing lab Financial information CO2 and ethanol extractions health impacts of cannabis scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises temporary license convicted of a substantially related crime Distributor transport unique ID/batch number microbusinesses commercial cannabis manufacturing limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package structure and formation documents extracts small product packaging separate applications evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Completed Temporary License Application Form cannabis adult-use products manufacture cannabis products CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing medicinal and adult-use or both markets concentrate online licensing system secondary packaging final form volatile solvent valid waiver Operating Procedures packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls licensing cannabis distributors evidence of rehabilitation amount of sodium LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) infusion re-sealable access to the area(s) licensed cannabis cultivators persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Labor peace agreement Premises Diagram Seller’s permit number medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together licensed cannabis distributors dried flower Premises Information periods of 90 days extensions Cultivation less than 10,000 Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles no infusion of alcohol local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Fingerprints manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) security and cannabis waste disposal basic nutritional information Bond and Insurance Information Retailer (Type 10) CDTFA seller’s permit state cannabis licensing commercial cannabis products Water/Food-grade Dry Ice designated structure aggregate interest of 20% or more M-license Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Physical address sales of cannabis goods regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis loop system 120 days transportation of cannabis goods highly-concentrated oils or waxes protocol commercial cannabis activity capsules Category II Residual Pesticides Testing 2018 recent news cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) 2018 compliance Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 equity interest in a commercial cannabis business managing member disposal CDPH-issued universal symbol Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products cultivation storage of cannabis goods Local Issuing Authority conditional license entry into the legal, regulated market A-licensees 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market amount of THC content local jurisdiction authorization testing laboratories supply chain disclosure of all criminal convictions Moisture Content Testing sampling standards hydrocarbon-based solvents activity for a period of 120 days destruction of cannabis goods Carbon Dioxide (CO2) security Track and Trace investment into a commercial cannabis business cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Extractions using CO2 tinctures packaging and labeling Licensee Lookup Tool manufacturer's name 2018 new laws identity of the product THC levels finished product carbohydrates and fat per serving Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) track and trace system some nutritional facts Identifying information The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 inventory and quality control manned motor vehicle requiring refrigeration waste management laws Licensees Temporary Cannabis Event The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) packaging and labeling requirements cannabis training list of artificial food colorings Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing product as a candy prohibited 2018 fines Proposed Section 40133 licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package 2018 resolutions 2018 regulations Heavy Metals Testing limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving required limits sanitary workplaces Temporary License Application payable to the state of California 100 mg of THC per package laboratory quality assurance 600 foot radius of a school A-license and an M-license operating procedures conducting quality assurance review M-licensees operating premises contaminant free packaging manufacturing activities Owner secondary package CDPH-9041 California Department of Public Health shipping manifest transport cannabis goods to retailer Application Checklist quality control comply with all packaging and labeling requirements manufacturing cannabis products child-resistant outer package at least 20% ownership interest supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products sugar Cannabis Manufacturing definition of owner Vehicle Requirements Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Transport vehicles alarm system good manufacturing practices California Public Records Act chain of custody Local Jurisdictions compliance with local jurisdiction Criminal History no infusion of nicotine transporting cannabis goods exit packaging pre-made or purchased meat and seafood, and other products Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division informational panel ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS commercial cannabis manufacturers an officer or director of a cannabis business cannabis industries public Licensee Lookup Tool Ethanol emergency regulations Microbusiness persons 21 years of age or older Mechanical cannabis plants licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers labels not be attractive remove THC/CBD retailers mandated warning statements supplemental label health claims Licensee Information Terpenoids Testing Food-grade Butter/Oil highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin edible products tobacco products medicinal commercial cannabis activity exception for testing laboratories at least 99% purity distributors ingredient list stickers transportation 2018 important information Premises diagram waste disposal potentially-hazardous foods Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) procedures for inventory control ownership premises is not within a Government Butane/Hexane/Propane Proposition 65 commercial cannabis manufacturing in California A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis retailers Arranging for laboratory testing tamper-evident Temporary License Application Information Transition Period 2018 laws testing methods inhalable cannabis recordkeeping child-resistant packaging commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) licensing scheme cannabis waste Business Organizational cannabis sales and/or consumption inventory annual license application Edibles– Products 2018 proposed changes compliance with regulations sanitary and hazard-free environment edibles packaging opaque Manufacturing (non-volatile) manufacturers who package for other producers shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods cannabis cultivation licensing Local Authorization Attachment regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California medicinal and adult-use markets licensed premises Individual Owner onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods licensed physical location (premises) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing licensed cannabis manufacturers Retailer (nonstorefront) product formulation shared-use manufacturing facilities written procedures for inventory control workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control product guidelines government warning statement label Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control secured area local jurisdiction’s requirements Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 The California Department of Public Health's public health and safety Form # CDPH-9041 testing of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing nonlaboratory quality control cannabis market Personnel Requirements MCSB immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery cannabis cartoons adult-use commercial cannabis activity medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity manufacturing ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) 600-foot radius of a school member manager certified by a California-licensed engineer allergen information Bond in the amount of $5,000 Type S share facility space financial interest holder CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL hang tag or a peel-back label topicals Foreign Material Testing Temporary event up to 4 days disposal and destruction methods 2018 issues property for the commercial cannabis activity Business Information surety bond labeling premises diagram manufacturing practices Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods commercial kitchens and more.

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

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