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

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


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