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package meat and seafood, and other products M-licensees shipping manifest BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 600 foot radius of a school evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises diagram of the business’s layout microbusinesses 2018 regulations minimum standards for extraction processes CDTFA seller’s permit CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Live Scans for each owner exit packaging sugar Local Issuing Authority three cannabis licensing authorities extraction onsite consumption of cannabis goods nonlaboratory quality control must enter certain events identity of the product The California Department of Public Health's final form inventory and quality control online licensing system aggregate interest of 20% or more Personnel Requirements informational panel Licensee Information pre-made or purchased product as a candy prohibited amount of sodium security and cannabis waste disposal Financial information definition of owner infusion 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commercial cannabis manufacturing shared-use manufacturing facilities transportation and security product guidelines Local Authorization Attachment Track and Trace 600-foot radius of a school The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2018 issues Cannabis Manufacturing commercial cannabis manufacturers Premises Diagram Premises Information Carbon Dioxide (CO2) list of artificial food colorings Owner licensed physical location (premises) transportation of cannabis goods cannabis market capsules designated structure Arranging for laboratory testing requiring refrigeration Proposition 65 activity for a period of 120 days Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles ingredient list medicinal and adult-use or both markets compliance with local jurisdiction 2018 resolutions loop system CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Local Authorization Transition Period amount of THC content Department of Public Health’s 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In addition, Quality control personnel M-license Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package MCSB 90-day extension periods Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Adequate Mixed-light Tier 2 Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Adult-use Market Type 10 (Retailer) Validation Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Small Indoor Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Nonmanufactured cannabis product Theoretical yield Track and trace system Watts per square foot track and trace system Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Holding Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods adulteration Environmental pathogen Preventive controls Proposition 65 warning statement Type P – for packaging and labeling only Applicant Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Distribution Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) 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) Topical cannabis product Serving Manufacturer licensee Batch Premises Actual yield Nursery Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) THC Pest Quality control operation Commercial cannabis activity list of cannabis manufacturers Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Nonvolatile solvent UID Unique identifier cannabis concentrates Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Monitor Process Request for Live Scan Mixed-light cultivation Specialty Cottage Outdoor Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Department DPH-17-010E Cannabis product Type N – for infusions Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Personnel CBD from industrial hemp Specialty Cottage Indoor Product Identity Type 12 (Microbusiness) Hazard Pre-roll Quarantine Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Informational panel Harvest Batch Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Small Outdoor Universal symbol Volatile solvent Processing aid package flower or pre-rolls Cultivation products similar to traditional food products prohibited Lot Adulterated Immature plant Allergen Processing Verification Canopy Net weight infused pre-rolls Bureau Medium Outdoor Microorganisms In-process material Cultivation site Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Processor Finished product alternate use of a manufacturing premises Allergen cross-contact Medium Indoor Edible cannabis product Extraction Specialty Outdoor Quality Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Specialty Indoor Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Contact surface Sanitize Dried flower Limited-access area Component Pathogen Wet weight Track-and-trace systems Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Kief Primary panel Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 CBD Ingredient Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Manufacture gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Mixed-light Tier 1 Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Mature plant Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Flowering Infusion Package Type 11 (Distributor) Labeling Raw material Licensee Outdoor cultivation infused butters and oils as concentrates Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Indoor cultivation Qualified individual Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 and more.


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