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

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


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