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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding sales of cannabis goods product guidelines Seller’s permit number online licensing system manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Arranging for laboratory testing Butane/Hexane/Propane A-license CDPH-issued universal symbol 2020 problems hydrocarbon-based solvents Distributor transport Financial information workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control conditional license packaging Labor peace agreement evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Cannabinoids Testing inventory and quality control Physical address shared-use manufacturing facilities 2020 compliance cannabis plants waste management laws premises diagram managing member evidence of rehabilitation Temporary Cannabis Event destruction of cannabis goods CO2 and ethanol extractions Owner licensing cannabis microbusinesses allergen information limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving secondary packaging an officer or director of a cannabis business transport cannabis goods to retailer at least 20% ownership interest testing lab opaque exit package carbohydrates and fat per serving Cannabis Manufacturing CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing child-resistant outer package retailers shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Edibles– Products CDPH-9041 edible products temporary license CDTFA seller’s permit scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises licensing cannabis retailers Licensee Lookup Tool Industrial Hemp Advisory Board persons 21 years of age or older licensed cannabis manufacturers public Licensee Lookup Tool investment into a commercial cannabis business no infusion of nicotine Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Individual Owner BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity contaminant free manned motor vehicle Licensees labels not be attractive commercial cannabis manufacturing Transition Period cannabis adult-use products product formulation cannabis training adult-use commercial cannabis activity The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Completed Temporary License Application Form inhalable cannabis unique ID/batch number tamper-evident Financial Interest must enter certain events Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Category II Residual Pesticides Testing manufacturing activities MCSB Bond and Insurance Information manufacturing cannabis products microbusinesses manufacturers who package for other producers 2020 fines identity of the product paper inserted into the packaging local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Temporary License Application Information primary panel requirements Local Jurisdictions loan provided to a commercial cannabis business annual license application Moisture Content Testing Business Organizational secondary package cannabis event organizer license A-license and an M-license Ethanol Proposition 65 loop system health impacts of cannabis Premises diagram Type S share facility space re-sealable mandated warning statements basic nutritional information medicinal and adult-use markets shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company conducting quality assurance review Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) security and cannabis waste disposal THC levels concentrate diagram of the business’s layout cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Foreign Material Testing potentially-hazardous foods sanitary workplaces entry into the legal, regulated market health claims 2020 revisions tinctures infusion cannabis industries amount of THC content MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Local Authorization good manufacturing practices Premises Information Heavy Metals Testing ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation M-licensees structure and formation documents Terpenoids Testing Percentage of ownership designated structure nonlaboratory quality control Extractions using CO2 pre-made or purchased 2020 updates commercial kitchens 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market hang tag or a peel-back label Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) 600-foot radius of a school Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 list of artificial food colorings cultivation medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity informational panel Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates contaminants period of 120 days ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis cartoons California Department of Public Health Local Issuing Authority convicted of a substantially related crime child-resistant packaging licensed physical location (premises) transportation and security 100 mg of THC per package labeling track and trace system requiring refrigeration limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together transportation manufacturing Criminal History vape cartridges supply chain motor carrier permit cannabis sales and/or consumption disclosure of all criminal convictions Retailer (Type 10) quality control government warning statement label three cannabis licensing authorities distributors Business Information Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing activity sampling standards purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands onsite consumption of cannabis goods no infusion of alcohol certified by a California-licensed engineer Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Track and Trace transporting cannabis goods medicinal commercial cannabis activity cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) manufacturer's name extraction no added caffeine activity for a period of 120 days licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises topicals minimum standards for extraction processes Premises Diagram Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing license review process MCSB’s temporary license application access to the area(s) security product as a candy prohibited Distributor Transport Only remove THC/CBD exit packaging 2020 issues licensed cannabis cultivators ingredient list testing methods Manufacturing (non-volatile) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act payable to the state of California persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business testing laboratories commercial cannabis manufacturing in California highly-concentrated oils or waxes chain of custody comply with all packaging and labeling requirements licensed cannabis distributors regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California aggregate interest of 20% or more capsules property for the commercial cannabis activity equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Retailer (nonstorefront) Transport vehicles alarm system licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories protocol Temporary License Application 120 days Food-grade Butter/Oil extracts stickers licensing cannabis distributors state cannabis licensing amount of sodium Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Mycotoxins Testing tobacco products commercial cannabis activity The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Mechanical 600 foot radius of a school waste disposal Identifying information cannabis waste recordkeeping storage of cannabis goods Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Vehicle Requirements volatile solvent Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Local Authorization Attachment cannabis cultivation licensing regulatory framework public health and safety cannabis market Temporary event up to 4 days edibles packaging opaque packaging and labeling compliance with local jurisdiction Proposed Section 40133 delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods local jurisdiction’s requirements licensing scheme 2020 regulations manufacturing practices Cultivation less than 10,000 supplemental label 2020 recent news periods of 90 days extensions sanitary and hazard-free environment 2020 proposed changes secured area exception for testing laboratories ownership premises is not within a Government finished product licensed premises Application Checklist final form Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) 2020 important information written procedures for inventory control Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) laboratory quality assurance sugar member manager medicinal and adult-use or both markets definition of owner inventory Bond in the amount of $5,000 disposal testing of cannabis goods The California Department of Public Health's transportation of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Fingerprints emergency regulations local jurisdiction LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS disposal and destruction methods required limits 2020 new laws operating premises consumption of alcohol or tobacco Form # CDPH-9041 2020 resolutions meat and seafood, and other products at least 99% purity California Public Records Act licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers three state cannabis-licensing authorities medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing commercial cannabis manufacturers immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery separate applications Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division valid waiver commercial cannabis products M-license A-licensees surety bond alcoholic beverages operating procedures shipping manifest amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package some nutritional facts California Department of Public Health (CDPH) financial interest holder Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Microbusiness 2020 laws the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Personnel Requirements procedures for inventory control Live Scans for each owner local jurisdiction authorization dried flower manufacture cannabis products packaging and labeling requirements small product packaging Licensee Information Operating Procedures compliance with regulations and more.

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


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