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

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


Last updated on September 20, 2018



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