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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding final form Mycotoxins Testing Temporary event up to 4 days operating premises Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles medicinal commercial cannabis activity annual license application written procedures for inventory control potentially-hazardous foods tobacco products valid waiver local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations labels not be attractive 2019 fines regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California M-license Proposed Section 40133 regulatory framework medicinal and adult-use or both markets The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) 2019 proposed changes 120 days CDPH-9041 period of 120 days 2019 compliance manufacturers who package for other producers Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch sanitary workplaces the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market licensing cannabis microbusinesses Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 commercial cannabis manufacturing exception for testing laboratories transportation structure and formation documents local jurisdiction’s requirements cannabis sales and/or consumption California Public Records Act Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) exit packaging medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity security California Department of Public Health (CDPH) primary panel requirements ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS hydrocarbon-based solvents Mechanical supplemental label convicted of a substantially related crime requiring refrigeration contaminants persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business member manager cannabis market alcoholic beverages sanitary and hazard-free environment comply with all packaging and labeling requirements commercial cannabis manufacturing in California at least 20% ownership interest good manufacturing practices Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises onsite consumption of cannabis goods Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing testing laboratories supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products commercial cannabis manufacturers A-licensees concentrate Identifying information laboratory quality assurance testing methods licensing cannabis distributors amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package 2019 new laws Distributor Transport Only Butane/Hexane/Propane product as a candy prohibited volatile solvent commercial kitchens product guidelines cannabis plants packaging and labeling persons 21 years of age or older Local Jurisdictions medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together manned motor vehicle retailers managing member at least 99% purity cannabis cartoons 2019 updates no infusion of nicotine Proposition 65 The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) amount of sodium licensing cannabis retailers dried flower immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery 2019 laws premises diagram designated structure Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 informational panel Premises Information 600-foot radius of a school workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control highly-concentrated oils or waxes health impacts of cannabis extracts carbohydrates and fat per serving entry into the legal, regulated market cannabis cultivation licensing disclosure of all criminal convictions conducting quality assurance review Owner Heavy Metals Testing re-sealable financial interest holder Cannabinoids Testing local jurisdiction Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Ethanol disposal and destruction methods Distributor transport Physical address 2019 issues cannabis event organizer license CO2 and ethanol extractions 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waste disposal limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package The California Department of Public Health's topicals finished product operating procedures licensed physical location (premises) vape cartridges cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale recordkeeping Personnel Requirements Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) meat and seafood, and other products Premises Diagram secondary packaging Temporary License Application licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers sales of cannabis goods Criminal History Extractions using CO2 no infusion of alcohol packaging destruction of cannabis goods MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Transport vehicles alarm system aggregate interest of 20% or more shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Individual Owner identity of the product Temporary License Application Information Vehicle Requirements Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control product formulation 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medicinal and adult-use markets public Licensee Lookup Tool Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates contaminant free adult-use commercial cannabis activity supply chain Microbusiness Operating Procedures M-licensees 2019 resolutions CDPH-issued universal symbol loop system A-license and an M-license shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit sampling standards Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) unique ID/batch number disposal shipping manifest waste disposal CDTFA seller’s permit secondary package some nutritional facts transportation and security A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity manufacturing activities loan provided to a commercial cannabis business pre-made or purchased cannabis waste paper inserted into the packaging and more.

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


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