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Cultivation Licensing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Industrial Hemp Advisory Board recordkeeping consumption of alcohol or tobacco inventory microbusinesses operating premises MCSB ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Food-grade Butter/Oil conditional license extracts exception for testing laboratories disposal and destruction methods packaging and labeling requirements medicinal and adult-use markets Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products transporting cannabis goods Form # CDPH-9041 state cannabis licensing local jurisdiction’s requirements Personnel Requirements designated structure medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 product formulation Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Seller’s permit number packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls security 2020 regulations valid waiver tobacco products 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In addition, Quality control operation Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Allergen Flowering Processor Nursery Watts per square foot Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Mature plant Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 list of cannabis manufacturers Manufacturer licensee Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Track and trace system Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Raw material Volatile solvent Specialty Indoor Validation Microorganisms Adult-use Market Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Sanitize Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) In-process material Package Finished product Track-and-trace systems track and trace system Cultivation Small Outdoor Quality Pest Type P – for packaging and labeling only Informational panel Product Identity Qualified individual Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Holding Net weight Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Contact surface CBD gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Department Type 11 (Distributor) Manufacture Actual yield package flower or pre-rolls alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Environmental pathogen Topical cannabis product Specialty Cottage Indoor Medium Outdoor infused pre-rolls 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) Nonvolatile solvent Component Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Pre-roll Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Edible cannabis product Labeling Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Request for Live Scan Harvest Batch Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Proposition 65 warning statement UID Lot Medium Indoor Infusion Unique identifier Serving Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Processing aid Mixed-light Tier 1 Cannabis product Process THC Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Universal symbol CBD from industrial hemp adulteration Processing M-license Specialty Cottage Outdoor MCSB 90-day extension periods Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Pathogen Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Allergen cross-contact Indoor cultivation Wet weight Personnel DPH-17-010E Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Adequate Commercial cannabis activity Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Cultivation site Theoretical yield Mixed-light Tier 2 Canopy Adulterated Bureau infused butters and oils as concentrates Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Distribution products similar to traditional food products prohibited cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Dried flower Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Limited-access area Verification Licensee Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Quality control personnel Applicant Mixed-light cultivation Extraction Hazard Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Monitor Kief Ingredient Type N – for infusions Premises Primary panel Outdoor cultivation cannabis concentrates Batch Nonmanufactured cannabis product Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Small Indoor Type 10 (Retailer) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Immature plant Type 12 (Microbusiness) Preventive controls Specialty Outdoor Quarantine Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) and more.


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