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nonlaboratory quality control Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act procedures for inventory control Completed Temporary License Application Form testing of cannabis goods certified by a California-licensed engineer MCSB’s temporary license application amount of THC content premises diagram MCSB periods of 90 days extensions manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing vape cartridges licensed physical location (premises) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale conditional license diagram of the business’s layout state cannabis licensing Physical address Percentage of ownership CDTFA seller’s permit Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package quality control Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) opaque exit package access to the area(s) limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving aggregate interest of 20% or more operating procedures concentrate designated structure Fingerprints 100 mg of THC per package licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories 600 foot radius of a school Distributor transport Local Authorization Attachment required limits license review process packaging and labeling requirements Track and Trace 2018 fines scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises tamper-evident identity of the product delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing compliance with regulations the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Financial Interest testing methods unique ID/batch number Industrial Hemp Advisory Board licensing scheme Mycotoxins Testing packaging Retailer (Type 10) licensed cannabis distributors primary panel requirements Edibles– Products exit packaging Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch child-resistant outer package medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California must enter certain events hydrocarbon-based solvents Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) requiring refrigeration Licensees health impacts of cannabis ingredient list M-licensees no added caffeine purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Individual Owner property for the commercial cannabis activity allergen information Business Information cannabis adult-use products cannabis plants Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch A-license and an M-license microbusinesses disclosure of all criminal convictions extracts contaminants regulatory framework commercial cannabis manufacturing commercial cannabis manufacturers topicals cannabis cultivation licensing consumption of alcohol or tobacco California Department of Public Health (CDPH) 2018 compliance Moisture Content Testing financial interest holder recordkeeping 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market infusion CDPH-issued universal symbol chain of custody exception for testing laboratories emergency regulations manufacturer's name supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) California Department of Public Health Butane/Hexane/Propane three state cannabis-licensing authorities sampling standards commercial cannabis manufacturing activity activity for a period of 120 days entry into the legal, regulated market medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together basic nutritional information Carbon Dioxide (CO2) commercial cannabis activity sugar Transport vehicles alarm system investment into a commercial cannabis business local jurisdiction highly-concentrated oils or waxes ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation retailers secondary package Local Issuing Authority licensing 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within a Government public Licensee Lookup Tool Owner labeling California Public Records Act licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Arranging for laboratory testing shared-use manufacturing facilities A-licensees Personnel Requirements commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Transition Period Cannabinoids Testing Type S share facility space transportation contaminant free laboratory quality assurance waste management laws destruction of cannabis goods child-resistant packaging licensing cannabis distributors remove THC/CBD Food-grade Butter/Oil valid waiver Retailer (nonstorefront) separate applications Distributor Transport Only no infusion of alcohol manufacture cannabis products sales of cannabis goods disposal and destruction methods Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) sanitary and hazard-free environment Mechanical Application Checklist CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Cultivation less than 10,000 volatile solvent cannabis training product formulation 2018 proposed changes cannabis sales and/or consumption 2018 important information Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles adult-use commercial cannabis activity at least 99% purity The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) minimum standards for extraction processes Labor peace agreement Proposed Section 40133 CDPH-9041 2018 resolutions testing lab Local Authorization cannabis industries tobacco products disposal stickers Bond and Insurance Information track and trace system licensing cannabis retailers regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis paper inserted into the packaging Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 no infusion of nicotine highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin manned motor vehicle Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) supply chain CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Office of Environmental Health 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activity The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) transporting cannabis goods re-sealable inhalable cannabis loop system M-license storage of cannabis goods Temporary Cannabis Event small product packaging licensed premises secured area transport cannabis goods to retailer 2018 new laws persons 21 years of age or older payable to the state of California dried flower amount of sodium shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company period of 120 days carbohydrates and fat per serving Local Jurisdictions sanitary workplaces product as a candy prohibited cannabis market managing member informational panel final form product guidelines Financial information government warning statement label protocol persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business 2018 updates manufacturers who package for other producers A-license 120 days licensed cannabis cultivators Bond in the amount of $5,000 public health and safety 2018 recent news transportation and 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In addition, Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Specialty Outdoor Adulterated list of cannabis manufacturers Commercial cannabis activity Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Mature plant Limited-access area infused butters and oils as concentrates THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Canopy Cannabis product Processor gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Bureau Type N – for infusions Lot Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Primary panel Mixed-light cultivation Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Processing aid CBD from industrial hemp package flower or pre-rolls Type 10 (Retailer) Quality control personnel THC Type P – for packaging and labeling only Premises Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Small Indoor Specialty Cottage Indoor Hazard Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Volatile solvent Kief Allergen cross-contact Theoretical yield Nursery Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) alternate use of a manufacturing premises Extraction Component Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 products similar to traditional food products prohibited Actual yield Cultivation site In-process material UID Watts per square foot Type 12 (Microbusiness) Raw material Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Track-and-trace systems Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Specialty Cottage Outdoor Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Product Identity CBD Allergen Cultivation Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Edible cannabis product Mixed-light Tier 1 Department Validation Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Infusion Type 11 (Distributor) Universal symbol Dried flower Ingredient Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Immature plant MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Batch track and trace system Nonmanufactured cannabis product Specialty Indoor Monitor Mixed-light Tier 2 Pest infused pre-rolls DPH-17-010E Finished product Process Microorganisms cannabis concentrates Quarantine Distribution Small Outdoor Verification Labeling Quality Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Manufacture Adequate Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Pathogen Nonvolatile solvent Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Proposition 65 warning statement Serving Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Quality control operation Package Harvest Batch 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) Sanitize Manufacturer licensee Medium Outdoor Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Outdoor cultivation Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) M-license Medium Indoor Topical cannabis product Pre-roll Applicant Licensee Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Track and trace system Unique identifier Preventive controls Holding Flowering Informational panel Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Request for Live Scan Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Wet weight Net weight Personnel Indoor cultivation Qualified individual Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Contact surface adulteration Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Adult-use Market Environmental pathogen Processing Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints and more.


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