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

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


Last updated on October 16, 2018



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