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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding secondary package Labor peace agreement CDPH-9041 shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods disclosure of all criminal convictions must enter certain events Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands exit packaging inventory and quality control M-licensees 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) M-license Category II Residual Pesticides Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Category I Residual Pesticides Testing conducting quality assurance review The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) finished product licensed cannabis distributors cultivation meat and seafood, and other products Live Scans for each owner tinctures Temporary License Application Information 2019 laws Arranging for laboratory testing final form Operating Procedures testing lab operating procedures cannabis training Distributor transport conditional license topicals contaminants periods of 90 days extensions loan provided to a commercial cannabis business ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation an officer or director of a cannabis business Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together CDTFA seller’s permit public Licensee Lookup Tool quality control Cannabinoids Testing no infusion of nicotine Edibles– Products primary panel requirements local jurisdiction 2019 new laws packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls MCSB medicinal commercial cannabis activity Transition Period Application Checklist Local Jurisdictions manufacture cannabis products scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Retailer (Type 10) supplemental label minimum standards for extraction processes licensed physical location (premises) licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Type S share facility space regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California regulatory framework hydrocarbon-based solvents Retailer (nonstorefront) temporary license Water/Food-grade Dry Ice cannabis cartoons local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations manufacturing cannabis products Manufacturing (non-volatile) Temporary License Application valid waiver storage of cannabis goods Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Seller’s permit number CO2 and ethanol extractions Owner Local Authorization Attachment Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) persons 21 years of age or older packaging Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) tamper-evident shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company small product packaging commercial cannabis manufacturers paper inserted into the packaging CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing chain of custody evidence of rehabilitation Personnel Requirements destruction of cannabis goods 600 foot radius of a school Local Authorization edibles packaging opaque 100 mg of THC per package Track and Trace California Public Records Act Premises Information aggregate interest of 20% or more Cultivation less than 10,000 designated structure sanitary workplaces licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises sanitary and hazard-free environment cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package pre-made or purchased good manufacturing practices adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2019 revisions vape cartridges Identifying information diagram of the business’s layout separate applications 2019 compliance manufacturer's name Licensees financial interest holder cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Terpenoids Testing capsules local jurisdiction’s requirements labels not be attractive required limits manufacturing 600-foot radius of a school Premises diagram commercial cannabis manufacturing persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Vehicle Requirements government warning statement label Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) sugar security Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing 2019 updates motor carrier permit equity interest in a commercial cannabis business regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis alcoholic beverages evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Business Organizational three cannabis licensing authorities transporting cannabis goods online licensing system activity for a period of 120 days licensing cannabis retailers some nutritional facts certified by a California-licensed engineer licensing scheme member manager manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Heavy Metals Testing 2019 resolutions medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing ownership premises is not within a Government amount of sodium opaque exit package child-resistant packaging Local Issuing Authority limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package manufacturers who package for other producers Proposed Section 40133 cannabis plants premises diagram supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products extracts Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) 2019 problems hang tag or a peel-back label requiring refrigeration list of artificial food colorings waste disposal Industrial Hemp Advisory Board payable to the state of California cannabis sales and/or consumption commercial cannabis activity Individual Owner Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch remove THC/CBD waste management laws medicinal and adult-use or both markets cannabis waste product guidelines manufacturing practices surety bond transportation of cannabis goods investment into a commercial cannabis business structure and formation documents medicinal and adult-use markets the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) licensed premises track and trace system laboratory quality assurance unique ID/batch number transport cannabis goods to retailer exception for testing laboratories labeling Form # CDPH-9041 comply with all packaging and labeling requirements licensed cannabis manufacturers at least 20% ownership interest convicted of a substantially related crime Transport vehicles alarm system shared-use manufacturing facilities amount of THC content Financial information product formulation A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Licensee Information commercial cannabis products commercial cannabis manufacturing activity definition of owner three state cannabis-licensing authorities Temporary Cannabis Event identity of the product Ethanol licensed cannabis cultivators secondary packaging no infusion of alcohol licensing cannabis microbusinesses Criminal History Cannabis Manufacturing licensing cannabis distributors no added caffeine onsite consumption of cannabis goods loop system extraction informational panel operating premises re-sealable Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Temporary event up to 4 days transportation and security mandated warning statements recordkeeping microbusinesses contaminant free distributors MCSB’s temporary license application Business Information A-licensees Mycotoxins Testing onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods testing methods annual license application public health and safety at least 99% purity cannabis market licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) health claims inventory testing laboratories retailers disposal Fingerprints Bond and Insurance Information Financial Interest highly-concentrated oils or waxes Moisture Content Testing access to the area(s) California Department of Public Health (CDPH) CDPH-issued universal symbol manned motor vehicle Mechanical ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS packaging and labeling Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 volatile solvent cannabis industries Physical address Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) ingredient list 2019 issues cannabis adult-use products Extractions using CO2 health impacts of cannabis Butane/Hexane/Propane disposal and destruction methods edible products child-resistant outer package consumption of alcohol or tobacco manufacturing activities 2019 regulations Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products sales of cannabis goods workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control nonlaboratory quality control CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL basic nutritional information 120 days medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity carbohydrates and fat per serving state cannabis licensing commercial kitchens MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH A-license and an M-license protocol limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving supply chain secured area Percentage of ownership THC levels managing member emergency regulations packaging and labeling requirements local jurisdiction authorization Licensee Lookup Tool Bond in the amount of $5,000 The California Department of Public Health's 2019 fines stickers cannabis cultivation licensing 2019 proposed changes Proposition 65 dried flower license review process BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL procedures for inventory control cannabis event organizer license concentrate sampling standards testing of cannabis goods Completed Temporary License Application Form property for the commercial cannabis activity compliance with regulations 2019 important information Premises Diagram 2019 recent news Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act infusion period of 120 days Foreign Material Testing allergen information transportation California Department of Public Health shipping manifest potentially-hazardous foods Distributor Transport Only highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin compliance with local jurisdiction Microbusiness tobacco products Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates A-license inhalable cannabis LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS entry into the legal, regulated market product as a candy prohibited written procedures for inventory control security and cannabis waste disposal Food-grade Butter/Oil and more.

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


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