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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Personnel Requirements labels not be attractive shared-use manufacturing facilities licensing cannabis retailers Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Temporary License Application Information good manufacturing practices onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Retailer (nonstorefront) 2019 important information amount of THC content equity interest in a commercial cannabis business 2019 revisions licensed cannabis distributors valid waiver Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Fingerprints medicinal and adult-use or both markets highly-concentrated oils or waxes access to the area(s) A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity conditional license THC levels Bond in the amount of $5,000 dried flower structure and formation documents distributors supply chain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) commercial cannabis activity chain of custody California Department of Public Health diagram of the business’s layout Mycotoxins Testing MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH health claims shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company 2019 compliance Operating Procedures licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers hydrocarbon-based solvents Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) vape cartridges track and trace system infusion supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products inhalable cannabis local jurisdiction authorization Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 M-license procedures for inventory control cannabis training Proposed Section 40133 cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) consumption of alcohol or tobacco Foreign Material Testing 600-foot radius of a school Form # CDPH-9041 California Public Records Act sales of cannabis goods Individual Owner quality control amount of sodium disposal and destruction methods local jurisdiction’s requirements cannabis market highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin cannabis plants CDPH-issued universal symbol separate applications packaging and labeling manufacturing activities Distributor transport manufacturers who package for other producers 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market remove THC/CBD at least 99% purity ownership premises is not within a Government security and cannabis waste disposal Vehicle Requirements no infusion of alcohol testing methods licensed cannabis manufacturers Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles stickers cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale exit packaging licensing cannabis distributors operating procedures sampling standards The California Department of Public Health's cannabis cultivation licensing definition of owner cannabis sales and/or consumption adult-use commercial cannabis activity medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) transportation of cannabis goods property for the commercial cannabis activity Transition Period labeling Completed Temporary License Application Form annual license application Carbon Dioxide (CO2) The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Mechanical Licensees mandated warning statements Edibles– Products Local Authorization waste disposal Manufacturing (non-volatile) Temporary Cannabis Event inventory Distributor Transport Only cannabis industries packaging and labeling requirements 2019 regulations 600 foot radius of a school CDPH-9041 commercial cannabis manufacturing activity periods of 90 days extensions Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) ingredient list Terpenoids Testing Industrial Hemp Advisory Board product formulation commercial cannabis manufacturers volatile solvent regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 activity for a period of 120 days Premises diagram Financial information cannabis cartoons public health and safety Moisture Content Testing Category II Residual Pesticides Testing immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery secondary package CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL no added caffeine member manager security Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) MCSB’s temporary license application 2019 new laws Licensee Information state cannabis licensing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Premises Information transporting cannabis goods waste management laws Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing at least 20% ownership interest health impacts of cannabis recordkeeping online licensing system California Department of Public Health (CDPH) transportation and security 2019 proposed changes medicinal and adult-use markets convicted of a substantially related crime Premises Diagram licensing scheme testing of cannabis goods must enter certain events Temporary License Application Seller’s permit number sanitary and hazard-free environment workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control compliance with local jurisdiction A-licensees Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 topicals BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls evidence of rehabilitation Cannabinoids Testing motor carrier permit Identifying information licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business minimum standards for extraction processes retailers financial interest holder Physical address Retailer (Type 10) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice A-license persons 21 years of age or older Extractions using CO2 temporary license three state cannabis-licensing authorities storage of cannabis goods delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods capsules concentrate Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division alcoholic beverages Category I Residual Pesticides Testing cannabis waste Type S share facility space sugar paper inserted into the packaging commercial kitchens pre-made or purchased edibles packaging opaque Business Organizational destruction of cannabis goods Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch tamper-evident 100 mg of THC per package ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation list of artificial food colorings Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control licensed cannabis cultivators informational panel Heavy Metals Testing identity of the product CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing laboratory quality assurance contaminants 2019 problems sanitary workplaces manufacturing tinctures 2019 issues transport cannabis goods to retailer Financial Interest basic nutritional information contaminant free Butane/Hexane/Propane carbohydrates and fat per serving Cannabis Manufacturing A-license and an M-license finished product limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving commercial cannabis manufacturing commercial cannabis products potentially-hazardous foods tobacco products microbusinesses re-sealable CO2 and ethanol extractions Percentage of ownership cultivation cannabis event organizer license certified by a California-licensed engineer testing lab protocol MCSB written procedures for inventory control operating premises unique ID/batch number Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) opaque exit package investment into a commercial cannabis business shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit local jurisdiction Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch regulatory framework Application Checklist product as a candy prohibited child-resistant packaging inventory and quality control Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing government warning statement label limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations allergen information regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together cannabis adult-use products Local Issuing Authority Transport vehicles alarm system 2019 fines meat and seafood, and other products Microbusiness manufacturer's name packaging nonlaboratory quality control license review process Arranging for laboratory testing shipping manifest manufacturing cannabis products The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2019 resolutions Labor peace agreement some nutritional facts 2019 laws Track and Trace payable to the state of California CDTFA seller’s permit Business Information the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) an officer or director of a cannabis business conducting quality assurance review medicinal commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) emergency regulations commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Owner Criminal History Proposition 65 manufacturing practices exception for testing laboratories comply with all packaging and labeling requirements transportation Temporary event up to 4 days Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) M-licensees designated structure licensed physical location (premises) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 120 days licensed premises Ethanol disposal scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises compliance with regulations no infusion of nicotine public Licensee Lookup Tool testing laboratories licensing cannabis microbusinesses three cannabis licensing authorities 2019 updates 2019 recent news child-resistant outer package manufacture cannabis products edible products Local Authorization Attachment Food-grade Butter/Oil premises diagram hang tag or a peel-back label surety bond loop system disclosure of all criminal convictions Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Cultivation less than 10,000 small product packaging extraction Live Scans for each owner managing member extracts final form secondary packaging entry into the legal, regulated market Local Jurisdictions secured area product guidelines Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates loan provided to a commercial cannabis business aggregate interest of 20% or more required limits LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS supplemental label requiring refrigeration amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Licensee Lookup Tool Bond and Insurance Information primary panel requirements manned motor vehicle onsite consumption of cannabis goods period of 120 days and more.

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


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