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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding testing laboratories Temporary Cannabis Event laboratory quality assurance immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery online licensing system highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin carbohydrates and fat per serving valid waiver regulatory framework at least 99% purity licensing cannabis distributors opaque exit package commercial cannabis activity re-sealable Financial Interest final form 2019 recent news procedures for inventory control Criminal History no infusion of alcohol secondary packaging three cannabis licensing authorities Temporary License Application recordkeeping Form # CDPH-9041 Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch child-resistant outer package security and cannabis waste disposal Category I Residual Pesticides Testing child-resistant packaging three state cannabis-licensing authorities sanitary workplaces CDTFA seller’s permit topicals labeling A-license and an M-license Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Mechanical no infusion of nicotine evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Percentage of ownership Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products supply chain distributors commercial cannabis manufacturers Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 MCSB’s temporary license application Individual Owner Proposition 65 A-licensees 600 foot radius of a school commercial cannabis products potentially-hazardous foods Local Authorization Type S share facility space Bond and Insurance Information manufacturing cannabis products cannabis cartoons loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Fingerprints licensed cannabis cultivators diagram of the business’s layout Premises Information operating premises consumption of alcohol or tobacco inventory licensed premises Premises diagram loop system Ethanol written procedures for inventory control A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) certified by a California-licensed engineer track and trace system Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing unique ID/batch number workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 commercial cannabis manufacturing in California onsite consumption of cannabis goods ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation payable to the state of California Live Scans for each owner 2019 compliance Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) protocol licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products adult-use commercial cannabis activity shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Mycotoxins Testing inhalable cannabis sales of cannabis goods licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories 2019 regulations labels not be attractive concentrate temporary license waste disposal Terpenoids Testing Distributor transport property for the commercial cannabis activity alcoholic beverages Licensee Information Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale retailers medicinal and adult-use markets Local Authorization Attachment cannabis waste Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Distributor Transport Only Microbusiness 2019 resolutions Extractions using CO2 Retailer (Type 10) capsules medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Moisture Content Testing public Licensee Lookup Tool commercial cannabis manufacturing destruction of cannabis goods convicted of a substantially related crime financial interest holder surety bond list of artificial food colorings packaging and labeling requirements periods of 90 days extensions edibles packaging opaque Personnel Requirements 100 mg of THC per package transportation and security period of 120 days comply with all packaging and labeling requirements structure and formation documents Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Vehicle Requirements licensing scheme cannabis event organizer license cannabis training secured area amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Temporary event up to 4 days compliance with local jurisdiction Arranging for laboratory testing local jurisdiction authorization Operating Procedures Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) annual license application 120 days Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) licensing cannabis microbusinesses cannabis adult-use products inventory and quality control contaminants scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises M-license CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing basic nutritional information packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls exit packaging Identifying information LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS testing methods waste management laws The California Department of Public Health's quality control member manager Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Business Information Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing sanitary and hazard-free environment dried flower finished product persons 21 years of age or older highly-concentrated oils or waxes onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods manufacturing practices motor carrier permit manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California commercial kitchens access to the area(s) California Department of Public Health cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) licensed cannabis distributors The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Edibles– Products cultivation pre-made or purchased separate applications nonlaboratory quality control remove THC/CBD local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations commercial cannabis manufacturing activity 600-foot radius of a school public health and safety compliance with regulations edible products Cannabinoids Testing Cultivation less than 10,000 CDPH-issued universal symbol secondary package vape cartridges Application Checklist Physical address government warning statement label stickers must enter certain events manufacturer's name shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Transport vehicles alarm system medicinal commercial cannabis activity Transition Period licensed cannabis manufacturers M-licensees manufacturers who package for other producers amount of THC content MCSB 2019 important information Completed Temporary License Application Form transportation CDPH-9041 manned motor vehicle Food-grade Butter/Oil aggregate interest of 20% or more Premises Diagram CO2 and ethanol extractions Local Jurisdictions extracts Licensee Lookup Tool disposal entry into the legal, regulated market Proposed Section 40133 hang tag or a peel-back label identity of the product licensed physical location (premises) Category II Residual Pesticides Testing product formulation regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Industrial Hemp Advisory Board allergen information Local Issuing Authority Business Organizational limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Carbon Dioxide (CO2) meat and seafood, and other products disclosure of all criminal convictions licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods manufacturing activities CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity good manufacturing practices minimum standards for extraction processes A-license conditional license infusion licensing cannabis retailers Manufacturing (non-volatile) contaminant free 2019 proposed changes requiring refrigeration 2019 revisions MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH chain of custody tobacco products volatile solvent shared-use manufacturing facilities conducting quality assurance review Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) manufacturing packaging and labeling investment into a commercial cannabis business Owner California Public Records Act Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control informational panel sugar disposal and destruction methods testing lab security storage of cannabis goods ingredient list definition of owner shipping manifest purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Seller’s permit number no added caffeine Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 microbusinesses Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act activity for a period of 120 days THC levels evidence of rehabilitation transporting cannabis goods state cannabis licensing California Department of Public Health (CDPH) tamper-evident Butane/Hexane/Propane amount of sodium emergency regulations packaging operating procedures Bond in the amount of $5,000 The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) cannabis sales and/or consumption Track and Trace primary panel requirements manufacture cannabis products product as a candy prohibited transportation of cannabis goods mandated warning statements cannabis market Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles managing member Temporary License Application Information 2019 new laws the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) hydrocarbon-based solvents license review process at least 20% ownership interest Heavy Metals Testing 2019 laws ownership premises is not within a Government designated structure 2019 issues 2019 fines Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) local jurisdiction testing of cannabis goods Licensees extraction limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving exception for testing laboratories some nutritional facts Labor peace agreement 2019 problems supplemental label Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Cannabis Manufacturing Foreign Material Testing cannabis industries ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS health impacts of cannabis cannabis plants small product packaging Retailer (nonstorefront) sampling standards Financial information an officer or director of a cannabis business premises diagram equity interest in a commercial cannabis business persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business cannabis cultivation licensing required limits 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market health claims paper inserted into the packaging Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch transport cannabis goods to retailer Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) medicinal and adult-use or both markets local jurisdiction’s requirements tinctures BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL product guidelines 2019 updates and more.

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


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