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

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


Last updated on April 16, 2019



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