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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding compliance with local jurisdiction infusion Retailer (nonstorefront) finished product manufacturing activities identity of the product evidence of rehabilitation supply chain secondary package chain of custody 600-foot radius of a school laboratory quality assurance vape cartridges Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch operating procedures highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin persons 21 years of age or older 2018 laws structure and formation documents 2018 resolutions A-license and an M-license health impacts of cannabis edibles packaging opaque A-licensees Licensees Microbusiness Personnel Requirements shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package California Public Records Act medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together three state cannabis-licensing authorities temporary license no infusion of alcohol primary panel requirements commercial cannabis manufacturing in California MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH good manufacturing practices paper inserted into the packaging California Department of Public Health (CDPH) managing member waste disposal Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2018 proposed changes Temporary Cannabis Event CDPH-issued universal symbol mandated warning statements Labor peace agreement Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale commercial cannabis activity Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) cannabis cartoons secured area 2018 fines health claims some nutritional facts security and cannabis waste disposal Local Jurisdictions Form # CDPH-9041 2018 problems Application Checklist annual license application premises diagram valid waiver loan provided to a commercial cannabis business conditional license regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Ethanol disposal cannabis industries limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving product as a candy prohibited three cannabis licensing authorities 2018 updates Percentage of ownership evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises meat and seafood, and other products M-licensees local jurisdiction authorization carbohydrates and fat per serving licensed physical location (premises) requiring refrigeration must enter certain events disposal and destruction methods Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Bond in the amount of $5,000 cannabis plants government warning statement label Proposition 65 MCSB’s temporary license application edible products cultivation Premises Information ingredient list labels not be attractive Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles local jurisdiction cannabis sales and/or consumption Local Authorization Attachment opaque exit package 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control motor carrier permit supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products child-resistant outer package 2018 issues emergency regulations tobacco products shipping manifest testing laboratories Carbon Dioxide (CO2) contaminant free persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business topicals cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Temporary License Application Cultivation less than 10,000 2018 regulations adult-use commercial cannabis activity Business Information alcoholic beverages Foreign Material Testing quality control Financial Interest Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control manufacturer's name cannabis event organizer license Business Organizational compliance with regulations licensed cannabis cultivators manufacturing sanitary and hazard-free environment Mechanical Premises diagram volatile solvent 2018 compliance extracts labeling unique ID/batch number Terpenoids Testing Individual Owner local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Category I Residual Pesticides Testing 2018 recent news Live Scans for each owner licensing cannabis distributors testing lab periods of 90 days extensions entry into the legal, regulated market public Licensee Lookup Tool hydrocarbon-based solvents waste management laws basic nutritional information tamper-evident Distributor transport Licensee Lookup Tool period of 120 days Temporary License Application Information Temporary event up to 4 days an officer or director of a cannabis business Edibles– Products licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises cannabis cultivation licensing online licensing system commercial kitchens sanitary workplaces nonlaboratory quality control shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit security Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Operating Procedures informational panel distributors list of artificial food colorings certified by a California-licensed engineer Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) required limits medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity manufacture cannabis products testing of cannabis goods 2018 revisions Premises Diagram medicinal and adult-use or both markets cannabis adult-use products hang tag or a peel-back label Owner commercial cannabis manufacturing 2018 new laws licensing cannabis retailers Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) capsules potentially-hazardous foods Type S share facility space secondary packaging onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods sugar manned motor vehicle allergen information licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Cannabinoids Testing small product packaging minimum standards for extraction processes re-sealable Track and Trace Food-grade Butter/Oil Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) comply with all packaging and labeling requirements purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Proposed Section 40133 recordkeeping track and trace system Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing member manager California Department of Public Health CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing at least 99% purity financial interest holder supplemental label microbusinesses packaging and labeling requirements no infusion of nicotine amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 contaminants Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) packaging pre-made or purchased Local Authorization remove THC/CBD transportation transportation of cannabis goods licensing cannabis microbusinesses CO2 and ethanol extractions Mycotoxins Testing Vehicle Requirements 2018 important information activity for a period of 120 days CDPH-9041 sampling standards licensing scheme designated structure cannabis market transport cannabis goods to retailer equity interest in a commercial cannabis business packaging and labeling loop system sales of cannabis goods highly-concentrated oils or waxes child-resistant packaging surety bond A-license manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) cannabis training shared-use manufacturing facilities public health and safety Category II Residual Pesticides Testing transportation and security definition of owner conducting quality assurance review Distributor Transport Only exit packaging local jurisdiction’s requirements The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) separate applications investment into a commercial cannabis business Transition Period Retailer (Type 10) consumption of alcohol or tobacco diagram of the business’s layout Fingerprints concentrate the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) manufacturers who package for other producers regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Financial information A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity 100 mg of THC per package Seller’s permit number medicinal and adult-use markets Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 aggregate interest of 20% or more destruction of cannabis goods stickers Transport vehicles alarm system licensed premises scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises disclosure of all criminal convictions property for the commercial cannabis activity Manufacturing (non-volatile) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Physical address licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Bond and Insurance Information at least 20% ownership interest exception for testing laboratories LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing extraction Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Completed Temporary License Application Form inhalable cannabis tinctures 120 days Local Issuing Authority CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL dried flower packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls license review process licensed cannabis distributors Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) retailers Butane/Hexane/Propane Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Cannabis Manufacturing access to the area(s) cannabis waste testing methods protocol onsite consumption of cannabis goods Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products no added caffeine Industrial Hemp Advisory Board product guidelines product formulation storage of cannabis goods THC levels manufacturing practices Licensee Information Extractions using CO2 operating premises manufacturing cannabis products licensed cannabis manufacturers convicted of a substantially related crime medicinal commercial cannabis activity regulatory framework state cannabis licensing inventory and quality control ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Identifying information ownership premises is not within a Government inventory written procedures for inventory control M-license immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery transporting cannabis goods Moisture Content Testing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Criminal History Heavy Metals Testing commercial cannabis products procedures for inventory control final form amount of THC content CDTFA seller’s permit commercial cannabis manufacturers The California Department of Public Health's payable to the state of California 600 foot radius of a school Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 commercial cannabis manufacturing activity MCSB amount of sodium Arranging for laboratory testing and more.

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


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