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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Seller’s permit number Temporary License Application Information conducting quality assurance review Proposed Section 40133 infusion M-license Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Business Information 2018 new laws conditional license ownership premises is not within a Government delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods temporary license amount of sodium some nutritional facts Cultivation less than 10,000 shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Licensees cannabis market amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Individual Owner consumption of alcohol or tobacco Heavy Metals Testing evidence of rehabilitation cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale opaque exit package Carbon Dioxide (CO2) 100 mg of THC per package manned motor vehicle 2018 problems medicinal and adult-use or both markets immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery 2018 resolutions The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Terpenoids Testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) remove THC/CBD microbusinesses 2018 revisions disclosure of all criminal convictions Distributor transport evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL cannabis training health impacts of cannabis packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Edibles– Products paper inserted into the packaging Premises Information payable to the state of California Manufacturing (non-volatile) annual license application product guidelines 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market separate applications requiring refrigeration Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing recordkeeping licensed physical location (premises) persons 21 years of age or older The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Local Authorization operating procedures Local Authorization Attachment cannabis cartoons sanitary and hazard-free environment waste management laws Temporary License Application track and trace system persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business small product packaging security Category I Residual Pesticides Testing at least 99% purity cannabis plants unique ID/batch number product formulation carbohydrates and fat per serving 2018 recent news Transport vehicles alarm system MCSB’s temporary license application regulatory framework Local Jurisdictions surety bond compliance with regulations Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles aggregate interest of 20% or more cannabis sales and/or consumption member manager Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) compliance with local jurisdiction product as a candy prohibited purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands sanitary workplaces A-license local jurisdiction period of 120 days stickers 120 days commercial cannabis products CO2 and ethanol extractions public health and safety workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control manufacturing practices Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Extractions using CO2 operating premises shared-use manufacturing facilities local jurisdiction authorization investment into a commercial cannabis business edible products 2018 issues 2018 laws destruction of cannabis goods shipping manifest list of artificial food colorings laboratory quality assurance Moisture Content Testing structure and formation documents tamper-evident distributors allergen information Licensee Lookup Tool Track and Trace tinctures tobacco products certified by a California-licensed engineer Percentage of ownership Foreign Material Testing Live Scans for each owner CDPH-9041 Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) 600-foot radius of a school sugar licensing scheme disposal and destruction methods Type S share facility space medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together 2018 updates labeling emergency regulations Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 highly-concentrated oils or waxes A-license and an M-license cultivation Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates procedures for inventory control licensing cannabis microbusinesses CDTFA seller’s permit Water/Food-grade Dry Ice transportation medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing periods of 90 days extensions child-resistant outer package Mechanical government warning statement label activity for a period of 120 days re-sealable hang tag or a peel-back label hydrocarbon-based solvents access to the area(s) Butane/Hexane/Propane highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL license review process transportation and security A-licensees contaminant free minimum standards for extraction processes good manufacturing practices Operating Procedures commercial cannabis manufacturing activity no added caffeine inventory comply with all packaging and labeling requirements medicinal and adult-use markets public Licensee Lookup Tool sampling standards diagram of the business’s layout mandated warning statements adult-use commercial cannabis activity manufacturers who package for other producers basic nutritional information licensing cannabis retailers packaging and labeling requirements supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products health claims CDPH-issued universal symbol inhalable cannabis manufacturing activities 2018 regulations pre-made or purchased licensed premises Bond in the amount of $5,000 Physical address Licensee Information finished product THC levels Premises Diagram M-licensees protocol Application Checklist Financial information Labor peace agreement Microbusiness motor carrier permit informational panel supply chain transport cannabis goods to retailer Owner Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) financial interest holder shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Retailer (Type 10) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS commercial cannabis manufacturing in California must enter certain events medicinal commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories testing of cannabis goods Premises diagram licensed cannabis manufacturers exception for testing laboratories ingredient list Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Fingerprints Industrial Hemp Advisory Board local jurisdiction’s requirements manufacturer's name online licensing system written procedures for inventory control California Public Records Act manufacture cannabis products onsite consumption 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Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) secondary packaging vape cartridges capsules Transition Period Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Local Issuing Authority property for the commercial cannabis activity cannabis industries primary panel requirements licensed cannabis distributors sales of cannabis goods secondary package packaging and labeling onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods potentially-hazardous foods at least 20% ownership interest commercial cannabis manufacturers managing member licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises premises diagram limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving loan provided to a commercial cannabis business labels not be attractive CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing testing lab Vehicle Requirements manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises concentrate Financial Interest 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In addition, Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Allergen cross-contact Bureau Kief Holding Mixed-light Tier 1 Environmental pathogen Track and trace system Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) CBD Nursery Universal symbol Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Cannabis product Contact surface Pathogen Quality control personnel Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) cannabis concentrates Specialty Cottage Outdoor adulteration Process 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) Adulterated cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Canopy Immature plant Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 infused pre-rolls Type 10 (Retailer) Batch track and trace system Indoor cultivation Wet weight Processor M-license Adult-use Market Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Raw material Ingredient Type 11 (Distributor) package flower or pre-rolls Request for Live Scan Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type N – for infusions Department Net weight Pest UID Harvest Batch Proposition 65 warning statement Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents CBD from industrial hemp Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Edible cannabis product Qualified individual Medium Indoor Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Dried flower Flowering Licensee infused butters and oils as concentrates Specialty Outdoor Mixed-light Tier 2 Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) THC Allergen Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Sanitize Unique identifier alternate use of a manufacturing premises Applicant Informational panel Validation Hazard Lot Personnel Limited-access area Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package DPH-17-010E Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Primary panel Preventive controls Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 products similar to traditional food products prohibited Extraction Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Small Outdoor Component Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Processing aid Cultivation Medium Outdoor Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Finished product Mature plant Volatile solvent Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Mixed-light cultivation In-process material Verification Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Quarantine Distribution Manufacturer licensee Nonvolatile solvent Quality Outdoor cultivation Nonmanufactured cannabis product Labeling Track-and-trace systems Microorganisms Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Quality control operation Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) list of cannabis manufacturers Watts per square foot Type P – for packaging and labeling only Cultivation site MCSB 90-day extension periods Processing Premises Actual yield Topical cannabis product Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Serving gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Specialty Cottage Indoor Type 12 (Microbusiness) Commercial cannabis activity Specialty Indoor Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Monitor Manufacture Package Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Infusion Theoretical yield Adequate Pre-roll Small Indoor Product Identity and more.


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