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

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


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