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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding paper inserted into the packaging certified by a California-licensed engineer periods of 90 days extensions packaging Ethanol shared-use manufacturing facilities consumption of alcohol or tobacco government warning statement label an officer or director of a cannabis business manufacture cannabis products public health and safety child-resistant outer package pre-made or purchased labeling Local Authorization health impacts of cannabis shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) product as a candy prohibited Food-grade Butter/Oil transport cannabis goods to retailer unique ID/batch number destruction of cannabis goods sanitary workplaces loop system Premises Diagram Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates 2020 resolutions CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL cultivation Microbusiness definition of owner manufacturers who package for other producers Track and Trace cannabis sales and/or consumption microbusinesses 2020 regulations disclosure of all criminal convictions track and trace system written procedures for inventory control basic nutritional information Category II Residual Pesticides Testing must enter certain events requiring refrigeration regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Extractions using CO2 100 mg of THC per package immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery chain of custody A-license hang tag or a peel-back label Transport vehicles alarm system Local Issuing Authority licensing cannabis retailers CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing licensed physical location (premises) licensing scheme waste disposal manufacturing three state cannabis-licensing authorities CDPH-9041 laboratory quality assurance cannabis cultivation licensing comply with all packaging and labeling requirements cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale 120 days supplemental label Butane/Hexane/Propane inventory and quality control Licensee Lookup Tool scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises concentrate Personnel Requirements Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) stickers manufacturing activities at least 99% purity secondary package compliance with regulations Physical address online licensing system commercial cannabis manufacturing in California access to the area(s) licensed premises Arranging for laboratory testing shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company at least 20% ownership interest A-licensees annual license application motor carrier permit commercial kitchens product formulation waste management laws California Public Records Act retailers Manufacturing (non-volatile) carbohydrates and fat per serving finished product entry into the legal, regulated market 2020 fines quality control emergency regulations re-sealable 600 foot radius of a school tinctures allergen information licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories child-resistant packaging 2020 problems manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) required limits Licensees extraction CDTFA seller’s permit list of artificial food colorings The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) topicals security and cannabis waste disposal transporting cannabis goods Temporary event up to 4 days testing of cannabis goods meat and seafood, and other products medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together M-licensees 2020 compliance conditional license cannabis training Proposed Section 40133 testing laboratories Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands infusion conducting quality assurance review cannabis adult-use products distributors transportation of cannabis goods onsite consumption of cannabis goods Mycotoxins Testing Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) amount of sodium managing member potentially-hazardous foods health claims final form capsules 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market The California Department of Public Health's Financial Interest The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) period of 120 days Percentage of ownership Fingerprints Application Checklist amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Local Authorization Attachment persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Retailer (nonstorefront) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 informational panel equity interest in a commercial cannabis business security transportation ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS packaging and labeling Bond in the amount of $5,000 Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Labor peace agreement licensing cannabis distributors BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL procedures for inventory control licensed cannabis manufacturers local jurisdiction’s requirements investment into a commercial cannabis business sampling standards Owner manufacturing cannabis products Distributor Transport Only vape cartridges 2020 updates 2020 new laws small product packaging Financial information remove THC/CBD edible products Heavy Metals Testing loan provided to a commercial cannabis business ingredient list Temporary License Application Vehicle Requirements activity for a period of 120 days cannabis plants Premises Information Operating Procedures Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) temporary license supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products tobacco products Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division A-license and an M-license Edibles– Products licensing cannabis microbusinesses M-license Industrial Hemp Advisory Board tamper-evident testing methods MCSB the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) exception for testing laboratories Form # CDPH-9041 commercial cannabis manufacturing activity primary panel requirements Temporary Cannabis Event evidence of rehabilitation Type S share facility space Cultivation less than 10,000 THC levels transportation and security disposal nonlaboratory quality control no infusion of alcohol Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing valid waiver minimum standards for extraction processes some nutritional facts Premises diagram supply chain packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls hydrocarbon-based solvents local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations adult-use commercial cannabis activity Licensee Information testing lab ownership premises is not within a Government cannabis market secured area member manager volatile solvent protocol Completed Temporary License Application Form Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 product guidelines convicted of a substantially related crime sanitary and hazard-free environment Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Terpenoids Testing Seller’s permit number 2020 recent news cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) contaminants 2020 laws local jurisdiction authorization persons 21 years of age or older Live Scans for each owner 2020 issues limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Criminal History compliance with local jurisdiction commercial cannabis manufacturers diagram of the business’s layout Mechanical 2020 important information Temporary License Application Information Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing manned motor vehicle Individual Owner structure and formation documents operating premises license review process premises diagram separate applications Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) public Licensee Lookup Tool Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) CO2 and ethanol extractions cannabis waste disposal and destruction methods sales of cannabis goods A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Category I Residual Pesticides Testing limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving no infusion of nicotine Business Information Transition Period good manufacturing practices aggregate interest of 20% or more California Department of Public Health (CDPH) commercial cannabis products property for the commercial cannabis activity opaque exit package 600-foot radius of a school edibles packaging opaque shipping manifest cannabis event organizer license exit packaging medicinal and adult-use or both markets Foreign Material Testing three cannabis licensing authorities Retailer (Type 10) 2020 revisions cannabis industries inhalable cannabis medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Identifying information highly-concentrated oils or waxes mandated warning statements amount of THC content Moisture Content Testing MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH manufacturer's name highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin commercial cannabis manufacturing packaging and labeling requirements payable to the state of California recordkeeping regulatory framework manufacturing practices Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Proposition 65 Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers local jurisdiction financial interest holder labels not be attractive Business Organizational medicinal and adult-use markets MCSB’s temporary license application workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control CDPH-issued universal symbol extracts Carbon Dioxide (CO2) contaminant free LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS state cannabis licensing ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation commercial cannabis activity no added caffeine Cannabinoids Testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods 2020 proposed changes Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Bond and Insurance Information secondary packaging medicinal commercial cannabis activity cannabis cartoons licensed cannabis cultivators Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) alcoholic beverages Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Cannabis Manufacturing Distributor transport surety bond sugar Local Jurisdictions inventory California Department of Public Health designated structure medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing operating procedures onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods licensed cannabis distributors dried flower storage of cannabis goods evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises identity of the product and more.

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


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