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

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

Last updated on November 10, 2019

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