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markets ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS alcoholic beverages product as a candy prohibited Moisture Content Testing packaging and labeling 600 foot radius of a school Completed Temporary License Application Form regulatory framework ingredient list Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) convicted of a substantially related crime secured area Type S share facility space extracts licensing cannabis microbusinesses amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Proposed Section 40133 manufacturing activities 2020 proposed changes licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers motor carrier permit packaging and labeling requirements Cultivation less than 10,000 adult-use commercial cannabis activity BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL transporting cannabis goods Extractions using CO2 manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Butane/Hexane/Propane Physical address Business Organizational capsules informational panel packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls retailers Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Microbusiness Category II Residual Pesticides Testing shipping manifest must enter certain events delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods premises diagram requiring refrigeration opaque exit package compliance with local jurisdiction property for the commercial cannabis activity Distributor Transport Only cannabis cartoons Proposition 65 600-foot radius of a school 100 mg of THC per package no added caffeine no infusion of nicotine activity for a period of 120 days Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) persons 21 years of age or older California Department of Public Health licensing cannabis distributors persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Vehicle Requirements medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing commercial cannabis products an 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Food-grade Butter/Oil California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) public health and safety California Public Records Act stickers Cannabis Manufacturing annual license application mandated warning statements manufacturing practices Local Authorization Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity inventory edibles packaging opaque The California Department of Public Health's at least 99% purity Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2020 new laws microbusinesses separate applications unique ID/batch number highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin 2020 recent news security and cannabis waste disposal some nutritional facts workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch licensing scheme Edibles– Products Terpenoids Testing 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M-licensees THC levels managing member sanitary and hazard-free environment MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH 2020 resolutions medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) disclosure of all criminal convictions evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises transportation testing laboratories Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing transportation of cannabis goods cannabis event organizer license Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Cannabinoids Testing Premises Information highly-concentrated oils or waxes primary panel requirements Financial information small product packaging manufacture cannabis products cannabis plants cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together disposal and destruction methods emergency regulations testing of cannabis goods 2020 revisions Business Information Mechanical cannabis market operating premises Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing inhalable cannabis scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises supplemental label hydrocarbon-based solvents medicinal commercial cannabis activity Manufacturing (non-volatile) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package aggregate interest of 20% or more amount of sodium child-resistant outer package purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands manufacturer's name conducting quality assurance review Mycotoxins Testing Local Jurisdictions cannabis adult-use products 2020 updates cannabis industries manufacturers who package for other producers member manager pre-made or purchased Temporary event up to 4 days Carbon Dioxide (CO2) destruction of cannabis goods operating procedures M-license financial interest holder labeling definition of owner sanitary workplaces shaped like 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potentially-hazardous foods extraction Bond in the amount of $5,000 exit packaging Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Owner CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division onsite consumption of cannabis goods health impacts of cannabis Licensees laboratory quality assurance LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 120 days investment into a commercial cannabis business limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving product guidelines local jurisdiction authorization 2020 compliance 2020 laws regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Retailer (nonstorefront) local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations three state cannabis-licensing authorities Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 and more.

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


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