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

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

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