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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding public Licensee Lookup Tool product formulation basic nutritional information licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Local Jurisdictions emergency regulations the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Butane/Hexane/Propane 600 foot radius of a school cannabis plants transportation of cannabis goods Manufacturing (non-volatile) distributors Financial Interest pre-made or purchased ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS ingredient list 2019 important information CDPH-9041 Carbon Dioxide (CO2) The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2019 proposed changes Vehicle Requirements cannabis industries allergen information microbusinesses 2019 issues some nutritional facts security and cannabis waste disposal Local Authorization Attachment edible products volatile solvent child-resistant packaging supply chain contaminants Category I 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600-foot radius of a school designated structure highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin storage of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Licensees shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Foreign Material Testing three cannabis licensing authorities manufacture cannabis products packaging and labeling requirements ownership premises is not within a Government onsite consumption of cannabis goods Local Issuing Authority waste management laws secondary package 100 mg of THC per package cannabis adult-use products operating premises 2019 updates Proposition 65 A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity local jurisdiction cannabis cultivation licensing health claims testing of cannabis goods and more.

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


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