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days Local Jurisdictions local jurisdiction Food-grade Butter/Oil MCSB Water/Food-grade Dry Ice 600-foot radius of a school Premises Information licensed cannabis cultivators certified by a California-licensed engineer written procedures for inventory control Local Issuing Authority stickers cannabis market Premises diagram commercial cannabis manufacturing shared-use manufacturing facilities aggregate interest of 20% or more licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Local Authorization Local Authorization Attachment cannabis event organizer license A-license and an M-license The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) cannabis cultivation licensing M-licensees Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) 2020 updates medicinal and adult-use or both markets manufacturing 2020 compliance Moisture Content Testing commercial kitchens infusion Bond and Insurance Information no infusion of alcohol hydrocarbon-based solvents conditional license annual license application Business Organizational commercial cannabis activity Application Checklist Temporary License Application sales of cannabis goods evidence of rehabilitation retailers Premises Diagram Manufacturing (non-volatile) Mycotoxins Testing public health and safety surety bond required limits local jurisdiction’s requirements Transition Period 2020 new laws an officer or director of a cannabis business investment into a commercial cannabis business temporary license licensing scheme 2020 proposed changes California Department of Public Health some nutritional facts potentially-hazardous foods protocol Completed Temporary License Application Form Retailer (nonstorefront) no infusion of nicotine cannabis waste 2020 fines Proposition 65 A-license re-sealable 100 mg of THC per package product as a candy prohibited ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation 2020 resolutions Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) member manager tinctures Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates minimum standards for extraction processes Mechanical cannabis industries pre-made or purchased testing of cannabis goods onsite consumption of cannabis goods scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises MCSB’s temporary license application testing methods The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) secured area Seller’s permit number Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 2020 issues health impacts of cannabis Terpenoids Testing commercial cannabis manufacturers waste disposal child-resistant packaging dried flower period of 120 days health claims state cannabis licensing 2020 recent news manufacture cannabis products volatile solvent transportation of cannabis goods the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) managing member licensing cannabis retailers ownership premises is not within a Government chain of custody security Ethanol security and cannabis waste disposal Heavy Metals Testing premises diagram microbusinesses motor carrier permit final form tamper-evident transporting cannabis goods workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Arranging for laboratory testing ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS loan provided to a commercial cannabis business transportation Owner must enter certain events supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Distributor transport Licensee Information transportation and security activity for a period of 120 days manufacturing cannabis products alcoholic beverages three cannabis licensing authorities procedures for inventory control manufacturer's name mandated warning statements licensed cannabis manufacturers Track and Trace inhalable cannabis A-licensees valid waiver shipping manifest delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls waste management laws manufacturing activities amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package diagram of the business’s layout hang tag or a peel-back label Financial Interest Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) compliance with regulations highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin testing lab persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Category I Residual Pesticides Testing opaque exit package primary panel requirements exception for testing laboratories license review process persons 21 years of age or older extracts Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing licensed premises recordkeeping CO2 and ethanol extractions secondary packaging product formulation Microbusiness Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) loop system THC levels adult-use commercial cannabis activity separate applications Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) exit packaging product guidelines limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving 600 foot radius of a school cannabis training licensing cannabis distributors edibles packaging opaque evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis compliance with local jurisdiction medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Form # CDPH-9041 commercial cannabis manufacturing activity allergen information Carbon Dioxide (CO2) extraction supply chain vape cartridges onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Criminal History Labor peace agreement secondary package Fingerprints licensing cannabis microbusinesses medicinal and adult-use markets manned motor vehicle Personnel Requirements 2020 laws paper inserted into the packaging definition of owner consumption of alcohol or tobacco licensed cannabis distributors at least 99% purity Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch inventory and quality control BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Vehicle Requirements sanitary and hazard-free environment licensed physical location (premises) child-resistant outer package Category II Residual Pesticides Testing A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity sampling standards three state cannabis-licensing authorities distributors small product packaging CDPH-9041 remove THC/CBD The California Department of Public Health's disclosure of all criminal convictions commercial cannabis manufacturing in California cannabis cartoons structure and formation documents edible products CDTFA seller’s permit packaging and labeling requirements medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together laboratory quality assurance unique ID/batch number Cultivation less than 10,000 Temporary Cannabis Event immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Cannabinoids Testing Distributor Transport Only Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods 2020 revisions Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act emergency regulations no added caffeine packaging and labeling designated structure periods of 90 days extensions M-license disposal and destruction methods cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division public Licensee Lookup Tool contaminant free identity of the product basic nutritional information equity interest in a commercial cannabis business inventory supplemental label tobacco products 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Bond in the amount of $5,000 Extractions using CO2 comply with all packaging and labeling requirements good manufacturing practices LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS sanitary workplaces meat and seafood, and other products Foreign Material Testing cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Type S share facility space online licensing system conducting quality assurance review capsules Business Information nonlaboratory quality control Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control property for the commercial cannabis activity operating premises informational panel packaging storage of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing CDPH-issued universal symbol Individual Owner Live Scans for each owner local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) requiring refrigeration concentrate manufacturing practices Identifying information labeling amount of THC content shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) financial interest holder list of artificial food colorings Transport vehicles alarm system payable to the state of California local jurisdiction authorization at least 20% ownership interest Licensees topicals cultivation Financial information Retailer (Type 10) Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 sugar highly-concentrated oils or waxes Cannabis Manufacturing Operating Procedures testing laboratories destruction of cannabis goods access to the area(s) regulatory framework CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL amount of sodium labels not be attractive Physical address manufacturers who package for other producers commercial cannabis products cannabis sales and/or consumption cannabis plants contaminants limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing convicted of a substantially related crime 2020 problems California Public Records Act Butane/Hexane/Propane entry into the legal, regulated market transport cannabis goods to retailer Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products and more.

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


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