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

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


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