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

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


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