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

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

Last updated on January 17, 2019

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