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

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

Last updated on February 15, 2018

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