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

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