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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding public health and safety supplemental label ingredient list Cannabinoids Testing investment into a commercial cannabis business Local Authorization Temporary License Application hang tag or a peel-back label tobacco products scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods child-resistant outer package product guidelines California Public Records Act MCSB The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2018 issues mandated warning statements sanitary and hazard-free environment CDTFA seller’s permit THC levels manned motor vehicle CO2 and ethanol extractions valid waiver extraction separate applications Premises Information conducting quality assurance review 2018 recent news Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Retailer (nonstorefront) amount of THC content Foreign Material Testing Distributor Transport Only government warning statement label BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL A-license 100 mg of THC per package MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Butane/Hexane/Propane transport cannabis goods to retailer Operating Procedures written procedures for inventory control retailers contaminants 2018 compliance packaging product formulation potentially-hazardous foods Ethanol manufacturing shipping manifest no infusion of nicotine MCSB’s temporary license application cannabis cartoons Premises Diagram Premises diagram loan provided to a commercial cannabis business entry into the legal, regulated market licensing cannabis retailers commercial cannabis manufacturers exit packaging Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control commercial kitchens disposal and destruction methods licensing scheme informational panel identity of the product exception for testing laboratories disclosure of all criminal convictions local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch designated structure Business Information Food-grade Butter/Oil The California Department of Public Health's transportation temporary license required limits surety bond manufacturing practices alcoholic beverages requiring refrigeration unique ID/batch number cannabis adult-use products licensed cannabis cultivators manufacturer's name manufacturers who package for other producers definition of owner highly-concentrated oils or waxes Transport vehicles alarm system cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control security and cannabis waste disposal list of artificial food colorings Temporary Cannabis Event Fingerprints Cannabis Manufacturing regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Identifying information protocol persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business re-sealable local jurisdiction M-license stickers capsules secondary package regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Percentage of ownership evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Mycotoxins Testing cannabis event organizer license 2018 fines Licensee Information evidence of rehabilitation commercial cannabis activity waste management laws A-licensees Manufacturing (non-volatile) destruction of cannabis goods some nutritional facts Vehicle Requirements Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Mechanical Proposition 65 paper inserted into the packaging recordkeeping testing laboratories Moisture Content Testing 2018 important information Temporary License Application Information sugar final form online licensing system Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation labels not be attractive Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 supply chain packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls an officer or director of a cannabis business pre-made or purchased Individual Owner comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Local Issuing Authority compliance with regulations Extractions using CO2 inhalable cannabis at least 20% ownership interest Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division medicinal and adult-use or both markets chain of custody transportation and security Heavy Metals Testing limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving manufacture cannabis products Water/Food-grade Dry Ice annual license application three state cannabis-licensing authorities adult-use commercial cannabis activity medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing nonlaboratory quality control emergency regulations diagram of the business’s layout shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Physical address highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Terpenoids Testing Financial Interest topicals commercial cannabis manufacturing Temporary event up to 4 days California Department of Public Health delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods track and trace system cannabis sales and/or consumption onsite consumption of cannabis goods 2018 problems Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Owner Application Checklist shared-use manufacturing facilities A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis manufacturing activity procedures for inventory control property for the commercial cannabis activity Industrial Hemp Advisory Board 2018 laws Seller’s permit number licensing cannabis distributors operating procedures Business Organizational Bond and Insurance Information 2018 new laws Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) amount of sodium product as a candy prohibited security Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) licensed physical location (premises) supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) medicinal and adult-use markets Retailer (Type 10) primary panel requirements infusion no infusion of alcohol convicted of a substantially related crime onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Track and Trace testing of cannabis goods operating premises Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates concentrate Form # CDPH-9041 distributors 2018 revisions certified by a California-licensed engineer ownership premises is not within a Government immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery licensed cannabis manufacturers Type S share facility space consumption of alcohol or tobacco loop system 600-foot radius of a school Licensees Personnel Requirements Licensee Lookup Tool Transition Period Local Authorization Attachment California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Arranging for laboratory testing cannabis market three cannabis licensing authorities motor carrier permit dried flower 120 days 2018 proposed changes microbusinesses Microbusiness 2018 resolutions payable to the state of California Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 must enter certain events medicinal commercial cannabis activity Distributor transport sanitary workplaces secured area M-licensees hydrocarbon-based solvents purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands carbohydrates and fat per serving member manager shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Bond in the amount of $5,000 cultivation Local Jurisdictions premises diagram license review process access to the area(s) conditional license Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Criminal History volatile solvent Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles storage of cannabis goods financial interest holder manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Edibles– Products licensed premises Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) local jurisdiction’s requirements small product packaging structure and formation documents minimum standards for extraction processes Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing regulatory framework opaque exit package Labor peace agreement state cannabis licensing activity for a period of 120 days Cultivation less than 10,000 transportation of cannabis goods licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers quality control edible products local jurisdiction authorization Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis industries tamper-evident A-license and an M-license health claims manufacturing activities labeling packaging and labeling requirements Live Scans for each owner Completed Temporary License Application Form Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) remove THC/CBD CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing public Licensee Lookup Tool packaging and labeling 2018 regulations cannabis waste inventory and quality control CDPH-issued universal symbol tinctures amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Proposed Section 40133 period of 120 days 600 foot radius of a school no added caffeine licensing cannabis microbusinesses cannabis plants good manufacturing practices cannabis training Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) child-resistant packaging at least 99% purity cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity inventory meat and seafood, and other products transporting cannabis goods cannabis cultivation licensing finished product Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products aggregate interest of 20% or more commercial cannabis products health impacts of cannabis vape cartridges disposal persons 21 years of age or older testing methods sales of cannabis goods waste disposal licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories managing member CDPH-9041 testing lab basic nutritional information periods of 90 days extensions secondary packaging licensed cannabis distributors sampling standards compliance with local jurisdiction extracts contaminant free edibles packaging opaque 2018 updates allergen information Financial information laboratory quality assurance manufacturing cannabis products licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises commercial cannabis manufacturing in California and more.

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


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