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

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


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