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

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

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