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facilities Identifying information Labor peace agreement definition of owner at least 99% purity equity interest in a commercial cannabis business licensing cannabis microbusinesses manufacturer's name nonlaboratory quality control licensed cannabis distributors loop system evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises conditional license Cannabinoids Testing Local Authorization concentrate MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH cannabis waste pre-made or purchased waste management laws commercial cannabis manufacturing activity recordkeeping transportation Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) licensing scheme 2019 recent news Retailer (Type 10) A-license Butane/Hexane/Propane ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation opaque exit package product formulation Distributor transport purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands cannabis adult-use products written procedures for inventory control distributors good manufacturing practices procedures for inventory control identity of the product 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Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control A-license and an M-license Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Licensee Lookup Tool Form # CDPH-9041 Manufacturing (non-volatile) Application Checklist primary panel requirements local jurisdiction’s requirements commercial cannabis activity list of artificial food colorings Track and Trace Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) exit packaging Arranging for laboratory testing periods of 90 days extensions commercial cannabis manufacturers health claims medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Licensee Information Distributor Transport Only an officer or director of a cannabis business tinctures security and cannabis waste disposal Transition Period payable to the state of California hydrocarbon-based solvents Local Jurisdictions Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing valid waiver volatile solvent cultivation waste disposal manufacturing amount of THC content California Department of Public Health (CDPH) 2019 new laws tamper-evident testing methods ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Bond and Insurance Information cannabis event organizer license supply chain child-resistant outer package sales of cannabis goods chain of custody structure and formation documents vape cartridges shipping manifest manned motor vehicle secondary package cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Cultivation less than 10,000 extraction Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 and more.

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


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