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

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


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