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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing 2018 important information operating premises cannabis event organizer license regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Heavy Metals Testing 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market list of artificial food colorings Licensees highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin entry into the legal, regulated market surety bond licensed cannabis cultivators disclosure of all criminal convictions Ethanol packaging Business Organizational primary panel requirements MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) commercial cannabis manufacturing in California requiring refrigeration cannabis cultivation licensing comply with all packaging and labeling requirements 2018 proposed changes some nutritional facts evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises evidence of rehabilitation an officer or director of a cannabis business 2018 new laws 2018 recent news potentially-hazardous foods Cannabis Manufacturing Water/Food-grade Dry Ice sampling standards Physical address medicinal and adult-use markets Individual Owner cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Type S share facility space must enter certain events manufacturing practices health claims product formulation emergency regulations Distributor transport Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) ingredient list at least 20% ownership interest Foreign Material Testing workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control volatile solvent Track and Trace testing laboratories laboratory quality assurance small product packaging identity of the product Retailer (Type 10) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 product guidelines tamper-evident cannabis sales and/or consumption loan provided to a commercial cannabis business extraction shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Premises Diagram licensed premises commercial kitchens conducting quality assurance review Temporary License Application informational panel sanitary and hazard-free environment Premises diagram basic nutritional information loop system immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery hang tag or a peel-back label CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL inventory and quality control sugar onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods waste disposal Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2018 resolutions final form capsules Financial Interest track and trace system Temporary event up to 4 days labels not be attractive finished product Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) nonlaboratory quality control 2018 revisions commercial cannabis manufacturers scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises licensing scheme distributors 2018 laws medicinal and 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vehicle limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Personnel Requirements CDPH-9041 Criminal History CDTFA seller’s permit annual license application definition of owner inhalable cannabis payable to the state of California secondary package A-license and an M-license local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations security separate applications retailers licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories 2018 regulations Operating Procedures license review process Seller’s permit number Vehicle Requirements period of 120 days product as a candy prohibited Local Authorization Attachment Butane/Hexane/Propane periods of 90 days extensions supplemental label testing lab microbusinesses Live Scans for each owner cannabis training MCSB’s temporary license application opaque exit package Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Industrial Hemp Advisory Board required limits cannabis market carbohydrates and fat per serving 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In addition, Adequate Department Specialty Indoor Validation Quality Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Dried flower Applicant Lot Volatile solvent Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) THC Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Nonvolatile solvent In-process material Small Indoor Pest Unique identifier Hazard Holding Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Infusion Limited-access area Nursery Microorganisms Topical cannabis product Medium Indoor Ingredient Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Labeling Processor Pathogen Adult-use Market Net weight Type 10 (Retailer) Canopy Actual yield Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Environmental pathogen adulteration MCSB 90-day extension periods Process Allergen Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 12 (Microbusiness) Small Outdoor Finished product Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Cultivation site products similar to traditional food products prohibited CBD from industrial hemp Indoor cultivation Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Batch Nonmanufactured cannabis product Verification track and trace system Type P – for packaging and labeling only Track-and-trace systems Outdoor cultivation Track and trace system THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Premises Bureau Mixed-light cultivation gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 11 (Distributor) Adulterated Pre-roll 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) Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 M-license Licensee Quality control operation Type N – for infusions DPH-17-010E Immature plant cannabis concentrates Cultivation Processing aid Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Component Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) UID Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Watts per square foot Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Harvest Batch Theoretical yield Allergen cross-contact Specialty Outdoor Request for Live Scan Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Commercial cannabis activity Type P Packaging & Labeling Only infused pre-rolls Specialty Cottage Outdoor CBD Package Proposition 65 warning statement list of cannabis manufacturers Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Quarantine Universal symbol Quality control personnel Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Cottage Indoor Cannabis product alternate use of a manufacturing premises Kief infused butters and oils as concentrates Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Raw material Sanitize Wet weight Processing Flowering cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Product Identity Serving Preventive controls Edible cannabis product Mature plant Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Qualified individual Distribution Medium Outdoor Mixed-light Tier 1 Mixed-light Tier 2 Manufacturer licensee Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Primary panel package flower or pre-rolls Informational panel Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Extraction Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Monitor Personnel Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Contact surface Manufacture and more.


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