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

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


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