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package Type S share facility space CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Butane/Hexane/Propane licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories managing member testing methods disclosure of all criminal convictions LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS microbusinesses small product packaging recordkeeping procedures for inventory control 2018 laws allergen information A-licensees sampling standards testing of cannabis goods Individual Owner motor carrier permit emergency regulations entry into the legal, regulated market consumption of alcohol or tobacco ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation M-license hydrocarbon-based solvents vape cartridges compliance with regulations at least 20% ownership interest onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods CDPH-9041 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market temporary license 100 mg of THC per package medicinal commercial cannabis activity manufacture cannabis products Microbusiness conducting quality assurance review Distributor Transport Only 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for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Labor peace agreement online licensing system public Licensee Lookup Tool regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis alcoholic beverages operating premises quality control cannabis industries Business Organizational meat and seafood, and other products Temporary event up to 4 days Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods labels not be attractive Proposed Section 40133 local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Retailer (nonstorefront) some nutritional facts packaging and labeling requirements transportation of cannabis goods Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) product formulation Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products child-resistant packaging persons 21 years of age or older packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale 600 foot radius of a school extracts Operating 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days stickers Manufacturing (non-volatile) no infusion of alcohol edibles packaging opaque disposal and destruction methods period of 120 days contaminants licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises capsules commercial cannabis manufacturers basic nutritional information commercial cannabis manufacturing activity disposal dried flower packaging and labeling Bond in the amount of $5,000 diagram of the business’s layout Edibles– Products tamper-evident commercial cannabis manufacturing in California investment into a commercial cannabis business BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 2018 proposed changes Food-grade Butter/Oil cannabis cultivation licensing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Financial Interest no infusion of nicotine Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Cannabinoids Testing Mechanical edible products cannabis market manned motor vehicle sanitary workplaces 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In addition, list of cannabis manufacturers Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Lot Department Type N – for infusions Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Adequate Nonmanufactured cannabis product In-process material Allergen Specialty Cottage Outdoor cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Mixed-light Tier 2 Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Quality control personnel Watts per square foot Specialty Cottage Indoor DPH-17-010E Nursery Topical cannabis product Ingredient Processor Wet weight Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Unique identifier products similar to traditional food products prohibited track and trace system Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Adulterated Verification Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Kief Nonvolatile solvent Manufacture Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Pest Type 10 (Retailer) Labeling Preventive controls Mature plant Small Outdoor Serving Hazard Validation Immature plant Raw material Package package flower or 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) Distribution Harvest Batch Cannabis product Process Net weight Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Medium Indoor Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Outdoor cultivation Cultivation Holding Pathogen Mixed-light cultivation Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 M-license Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Microorganisms Proposition 65 warning statement Applicant Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Licensee Specialty Outdoor Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Bureau Batch alternate use of a manufacturing premises Contact surface Universal symbol Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Mixed-light Tier 1 Finished product CBD from industrial hemp Pre-roll Quality control operation Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Dried flower Request for Live Scan Type 11 (Distributor) Adult-use Market Component Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Theoretical yield Qualified individual UID Track and trace system Personnel Specialty Indoor Cultivation site MCSB 90-day extension periods Environmental pathogen Manufacturer licensee infused butters and oils as concentrates Monitor Edible cannabis product Premises Indoor cultivation Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Small Indoor Medium Outdoor Extraction Processing aid Quality Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Quarantine Primary panel Infusion Commercial cannabis activity Actual yield Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 CBD Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Limited-access area Informational panel THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package adulteration Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Flowering Processing infused pre-rolls THC Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) cannabis concentrates Volatile solvent Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Sanitize Track-and-trace systems Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Canopy Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Allergen cross-contact Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Product Identity and more.

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