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

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


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