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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Temporary License Application Individual Owner Proposition 65 regulatory framework California Department of Public Health (CDPH) definition of owner Temporary License Application Information California Department of Public Health Distributor transport exception for testing laboratories 2018 issues dried flower the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) primary panel requirements separate applications final form Microbusiness Live Scans for each owner Moisture Content Testing Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) topicals at least 99% purity disposal security and cannabis waste disposal A-license commercial cannabis products A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package M-license Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing procedures for inventory control 2018 resolutions quality control property for the commercial cannabis activity cannabis market laboratory quality assurance packaging no infusion of alcohol equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Local Authorization payable to the state of California consumption of alcohol or tobacco Criminal History convicted of a substantially related crime cannabis industries Proposed Section 40133 licensed premises sampling standards at least 20% ownership interest Physical address allergen information extracts Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Premises Diagram licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers destruction of cannabis goods disposal and destruction methods Application Checklist manufacturer's name concentrate 120 days ownership premises is not within a Government 2018 regulations Licensees government warning statement label Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles THC levels packaging and labeling medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing CDTFA seller’s permit Mechanical licensed cannabis distributors license review process The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) labeling product guidelines no added caffeine limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving commercial cannabis activity local jurisdiction’s requirements cannabis cartoons licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) minimum standards for extraction processes pre-made or purchased inventory and quality control commercial cannabis manufacturing tamper-evident diagram of the business’s layout managing member Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control California Public Records Act motor carrier permit list of artificial food colorings transporting cannabis goods Transition Period Retailer (nonstorefront) commercial cannabis manufacturers product formulation Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Food-grade Butter/Oil onsite consumption of cannabis goods ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Bond in the amount of $5,000 manned motor vehicle exit packaging contaminants amount of THC content cannabis cultivation licensing LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market child-resistant outer package infusion Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) testing methods health impacts of cannabis Cannabis Manufacturing Local Authorization Attachment Manufacturing (non-volatile) sales of cannabis goods loop system Identifying information edibles packaging opaque labels not be attractive 2018 updates 2018 compliance child-resistant packaging Temporary event up to 4 days highly-concentrated oils or waxes Ethanol MCSB transportation and security periods of 90 days extensions alcoholic beverages Temporary Cannabis Event must enter certain events Transport vehicles alarm system CO2 and ethanol extractions Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch secured area annual license application unique ID/batch number cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Form # CDPH-9041 medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity 600-foot radius of a school waste disposal MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH state cannabis licensing medicinal commercial cannabis activity evidence of rehabilitation paper inserted into the packaging medicinal and adult-use or both markets loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Type S share facility space nonlaboratory quality control 2018 new laws Personnel Requirements Premises Information Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) sanitary workplaces public health and safety tobacco products 600 foot radius of a school amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin secondary package edible products meat and seafood, and other products 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of Edible Cannabis Products waste management laws Financial information medicinal and adult-use markets capsules small product packaging manufacturing Owner manufacture cannabis products Licensee Lookup Tool Seller’s permit number extraction immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Local Jurisdictions delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods product as a candy prohibited conducting quality assurance review CDPH-issued universal symbol Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Labor peace agreement manufacturing activities Completed Temporary License Application Form 2018 revisions designated structure premises diagram Financial Interest packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls licensing cannabis retailers identity of the product Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories testing laboratories testing lab 100 mg of THC per package manufacturing cannabis products Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates three cannabis licensing authorities Fingerprints an officer or director of a cannabis business A-license and an M-license The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2018 recent news mandated warning statements track and trace system cultivation tinctures some nutritional facts shared-use manufacturing facilities persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business health claims supply chain secondary packaging sugar remove THC/CBD valid waiver Industrial Hemp Advisory Board MCSB’s temporary license application 2018 laws member manager Terpenoids Testing cannabis plants supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products transportation emergency regulations supplemental label structure and formation documents scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Bond and Insurance Information potentially-hazardous foods Butane/Hexane/Propane A-licensees required limits ingredient list shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Track and Trace Mycotoxins Testing vape cartridges workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control retailers opaque exit package microbusinesses testing of cannabis goods period of 120 days licensed cannabis manufacturers temporary license chain of custody licensing cannabis distributors inhalable cannabis Premises diagram written procedures for inventory control Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Category II Residual Pesticides Testing surety bond Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch requiring refrigeration BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 2018 problems Percentage of ownership cannabis adult-use products Carbon Dioxide (CO2) three state cannabis-licensing authorities Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods re-sealable Business Information local jurisdiction authorization contaminant free commercial cannabis manufacturing activity shipping manifest manufacturers who package for other producers informational panel The California Department of Public Health's finished product shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company hang tag or a peel-back label recordkeeping Licensee Information sanitary and hazard-free environment packaging and labeling requirements cannabis training operating procedures 2018 important information Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Local Issuing Authority amount of sodium investment into a commercial cannabis business Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) adult-use commercial cannabis activity cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale compliance with local jurisdiction certified by a California-licensed engineer no infusion of nicotine onsite sale and 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In addition, Extraction gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Quality control personnel Batch Ingredient Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Unique identifier Limited-access area Bureau alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Primary panel Commercial cannabis activity Actual yield Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Track-and-trace systems M-license Quality control operation Small Indoor Watts per square foot Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Department THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) 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 Mixed-Light Tier 1 Cannabis product Type 10 (Retailer) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Contact surface Processing Type P – for packaging and labeling only DPH-17-010E Indoor cultivation Product Identity Immature plant Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) THC Environmental pathogen Universal symbol Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Applicant Package Sanitize Verification Serving Distribution Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents In-process material Net weight Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) cannabis concentrates Request for Live Scan Kief Microorganisms package flower or pre-rolls Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Pest Harvest Batch CBD Premises Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Qualified individual Lot Theoretical yield Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Cultivation Type N – for infusions Type 11 (Distributor) Volatile solvent Preventive controls Allergen cross-contact Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Cultivation site products similar to traditional food products prohibited Pre-roll Track and trace system Adequate cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints MCSB 90-day extension periods Edible cannabis product Manufacture Nursery Adulterated Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Specialty Outdoor UID Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Wet weight Topical cannabis product Specialty Cottage Outdoor Canopy Outdoor cultivation Mature plant Informational panel Labeling track and trace system Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Adult-use Market Component Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Dried flower Small Outdoor Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Mixed-light Tier 1 Mixed-light Tier 2 Specialty Indoor Proposition 65 warning statement Hazard list of cannabis manufacturers Nonvolatile solvent Pathogen Nonmanufactured cannabis product Infusion adulteration Process Manufacturer licensee Allergen Medium Outdoor Specialty Cottage Indoor Type 12 (Microbusiness) Flowering Validation Raw material Medium Indoor Quality Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Quarantine Processing aid Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Processor Monitor Mixed-light cultivation infused pre-rolls CBD from industrial hemp Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) infused butters and oils as concentrates Holding Finished product Personnel Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Licensee and more.


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