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

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


Last updated on August 12, 2018



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