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

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


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