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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding cannabis cultivation licensing labels not be attractive sugar Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) medicinal and adult-use or both markets persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 CDPH-9041 loop system online licensing system BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Butane/Hexane/Propane opaque exit package activity for a period of 120 days 2019 revisions labeling carbohydrates and fat per serving final form medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together secondary package Percentage of ownership tinctures cultivation 2019 proposed changes conducting quality assurance review Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) health impacts of cannabis quality control 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Temporary License Application Information Physical address periods of 90 days extensions period of 120 days hang tag or a peel-back label volatile solvent convicted of a substantially related crime government warning statement label waste management laws laboratory quality assurance primary panel requirements highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Retailer (Type 10) shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Local Jurisdictions operating premises commercial cannabis manufacturing in California CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing diagram of the business’s layout basic nutritional information the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) transportation of cannabis goods motor carrier permit Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods medicinal commercial cannabis activity delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods licensed physical location (premises) compliance with local jurisdiction recordkeeping aggregate interest of 20% or more The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) storage of cannabis goods amount of THC content Distributor Transport Only temporary license destruction of cannabis goods comply with all packaging and labeling requirements cannabis sales and/or consumption requiring refrigeration Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division M-license cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Mycotoxins Testing sales of cannabis goods regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California topicals testing methods Carbon Dioxide (CO2) packaging inventory and quality control licensing cannabis microbusinesses 2019 problems Identifying information exit packaging Form # CDPH-9041 alcoholic beverages Bond and Insurance Information regulatory framework medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing allergen information stickers licensing cannabis retailers re-sealable 120 days Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Foreign Material Testing testing laboratories Terpenoids Testing amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Mechanical track and trace system investment into a commercial cannabis business member manager separate applications CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL licensed cannabis cultivators Financial information 600-foot radius of a school Fingerprints regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis required limits consumption of alcohol or tobacco some nutritional facts 2019 regulations supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products product guidelines exception for testing laboratories cannabis cartoons ingredient list Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 commercial kitchens onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Vehicle Requirements M-licensees adult-use commercial cannabis activity MCSB’s temporary license application child-resistant packaging licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories testing lab Premises Diagram disposal Proposition 65 Water/Food-grade Dry Ice tamper-evident Ethanol loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Operating Procedures an officer or director of a cannabis business state cannabis licensing The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Temporary Cannabis Event 2019 new laws Licensees Local Authorization evidence of rehabilitation supply chain waste disposal onsite consumption of cannabis goods extraction Manufacturing (non-volatile) Owner Cultivation less than 10,000 Temporary License Application health claims child-resistant outer package no infusion of alcohol LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS THC levels payable to the state of California good manufacturing practices shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit cannabis training chain of custody edibles packaging opaque testing of cannabis goods manufacture cannabis products licensing cannabis distributors disposal and destruction methods transport cannabis goods to retailer cannabis plants local jurisdiction authorization local jurisdiction’s requirements purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands hydrocarbon-based solvents distributors cannabis event organizer license tobacco products Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) public Licensee Lookup Tool supplemental label Personnel Requirements financial interest holder informational panel Individual Owner Business Information ownership premises is not within a Government Distributor transport Seller’s permit number 2019 resolutions meat and seafood, and other products structure and formation documents A-license manned motor vehicle Labor peace agreement cannabis industries product as a candy prohibited property for the commercial cannabis activity entry into the legal, regulated market Proposed Section 40133 Type S share facility space Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch finished product Premises Information Premises diagram Criminal History manufacturer's name packaging and labeling requirements inventory sanitary workplaces CDTFA seller’s permit Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing microbusinesses identity of the product security Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) shared-use manufacturing facilities manufacturing activities commercial cannabis activity The California Department of Public Health's licensed cannabis distributors Application Checklist manufacturing persons 21 years of age or older nonlaboratory quality control security and cannabis waste disposal Cannabinoids Testing transportation and security inhalable cannabis 100 mg of THC per package Microbusiness CDPH-issued universal symbol must enter certain events equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Business Organizational transportation Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) emergency regulations Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Licensee Lookup Tool vape cartridges small product packaging potentially-hazardous foods infusion MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Temporary event up to 4 days public health and safety Cannabis Manufacturing dried flower unique ID/batch number Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) annual license application medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity secured area capsules Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) licensing scheme Live Scans for each owner Track and Trace Moisture Content Testing scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Edibles– Products A-licensees licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises at least 20% ownership interest at least 99% purity extracts 2019 compliance Transition Period conditional license cannabis waste Industrial Hemp Advisory Board secondary packaging definition of owner Licensee Information Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Local Authorization Attachment Category I Residual Pesticides Testing local jurisdiction shipping manifest list of artificial food colorings cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale access to the area(s) 2019 updates designated structure commercial cannabis products limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package premises diagram cannabis market disclosure of all criminal convictions 2019 laws manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) protocol sampling standards concentrate procedures for inventory control commercial cannabis manufacturing activity California Public Records Act commercial cannabis manufacturers Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 pre-made or purchased licensed cannabis manufacturers licensed premises minimum standards for extraction processes Extractions using CO2 paper inserted into the packaging no infusion of nicotine transporting cannabis goods Financial Interest surety bond cannabis adult-use products license review process Arranging for laboratory testing manufacturing cannabis products packaging and labeling product formulation manufacturers who package for other producers packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Category II Residual Pesticides Testing A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity managing member no added caffeine amount of sodium compliance with regulations highly-concentrated oils or waxes ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS operating procedures remove THC/CBD retailers contaminant free 600 foot radius of a school California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Retailer (nonstorefront) Bond in the amount of $5,000 licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers three state cannabis-licensing authorities Completed Temporary License Application Form CO2 and ethanol extractions manufacturing practices 2019 fines Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control sanitary and hazard-free environment three cannabis licensing authorities A-license and an M-license 2019 issues Food-grade Butter/Oil Transport vehicles alarm system local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations medicinal and adult-use markets commercial cannabis manufacturing contaminants valid waiver Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) 2019 recent news written procedures for inventory control mandated warning statements edible products immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Heavy Metals Testing limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Local Issuing Authority 2019 important information MCSB certified by a California-licensed engineer California Department of Public Health and more.

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


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