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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding 2019 important information Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package quality control loan provided to a commercial cannabis business waste management laws Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) labels not be attractive MCSB health impacts of cannabis packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Transport vehicles alarm system Completed Temporary License Application Form local jurisdiction’s requirements workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control licensed cannabis cultivators Bond and Insurance Information purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Industrial Hemp Advisory Board commercial kitchens three state cannabis-licensing authorities Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Licensees onsite consumption of cannabis goods Local Issuing Authority vape cartridges microbusinesses cannabis cartoons hang tag or a peel-back label Premises diagram operating premises transportation opaque exit package BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) product formulation MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH packaging financial interest holder Application Checklist Individual Owner extracts The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) inventory pre-made or purchased cannabis cultivation licensing Live Scans for each owner state cannabis licensing cannabis event organizer license 2019 problems manufacturing cannabis products annual license application cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) period of 120 days no infusion of alcohol child-resistant packaging licensed physical location (premises) labeling Local Jurisdictions The California Department of Public Health's destruction of cannabis goods disclosure of all criminal convictions infusion California Public Records Act required limits conducting quality assurance 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laboratories A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity no added caffeine medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together edible products valid waiver 600-foot radius of a school Heavy Metals Testing mandated warning statements online licensing system Food-grade Butter/Oil tinctures cannabis market convicted of a substantially related crime concentrate Extractions using CO2 testing methods shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises potentially-hazardous foods local jurisdiction authorization Proposition 65 Licensee Lookup Tool Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Owner cultivation 2019 updates licensed cannabis manufacturers Premises Diagram commercial cannabis activity equity interest in a commercial cannabis business topicals Mechanical Financial Interest cannabis training licensed cannabis distributors storage of cannabis goods diagram of 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Testing emergency regulations regulatory framework minimum standards for extraction processes capsules separate applications chain of custody dried flower Seller’s permit number informational panel Carbon Dioxide (CO2) 120 days supplemental label Identifying information amount of sodium Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Cultivation less than 10,000 laboratory quality assurance 100 mg of THC per package premises diagram 2019 compliance Cannabis Manufacturing disposal CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin at least 20% ownership interest 2019 proposed changes manufacture cannabis products inventory and quality control security and cannabis waste disposal medicinal and adult-use or both markets public Licensee Lookup Tool CDPH-issued universal symbol evidence of rehabilitation manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing 2019 revisions manufacturing practices secured area cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale security recordkeeping must enter certain events Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products hydrocarbon-based solvents Business Information unique ID/batch number child-resistant outer package Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 A-license public health and safety nonlaboratory quality control periods of 90 days extensions ownership premises is not within a Government licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Proposed Section 40133 volatile solvent no infusion of nicotine protocol exit packaging CDPH-9041 retailers payable to the state of California allergen information medicinal and adult-use markets disposal and destruction methods cannabis waste Foreign Material Testing Fingerprints 2019 recent news alcoholic beverages requiring refrigeration Labor peace agreement THC levels sugar 2,000 mg of THC per package for the 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cannabis manufacturing in California cannabis plants commercial cannabis products designated structure Form # CDPH-9041 manned motor vehicle exception for testing laboratories LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch health claims cannabis adult-use products 2019 new laws tobacco products commercial cannabis manufacturing supply chain inhalable cannabis M-license Distributor Transport Only meat and seafood, and other products product as a candy prohibited tamper-evident 2019 laws final form CO2 and ethanol extractions activity for a period of 120 days Licensee Information Temporary Cannabis Event stickers persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles and more.

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


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