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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Mechanical microbusinesses cannabis cultivation licensing labeling purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) emergency regulations The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Application Checklist destruction of cannabis goods track and trace system product as a candy prohibited Labor peace agreement 2019 problems tinctures Proposed Section 40133 online licensing system testing methods amount of sodium loop system ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation packaging and labeling three state cannabis-licensing authorities infusion minimum standards for extraction processes packaging and labeling requirements medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 2019 issues Temporary event up to 4 days opaque exit package convicted of a substantially related crime health 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Department of Public Health's 2019 updates public Licensee Lookup Tool Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods primary panel requirements 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market list of artificial food colorings Retailer (Type 10) compliance with regulations packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls medicinal and adult-use or both markets paper inserted into the packaging Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch unique ID/batch number Track and Trace contaminants Personnel Requirements regulatory framework cannabis plants licensing cannabis microbusinesses transportation and security recordkeeping shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company hydrocarbon-based solvents licensed premises manned motor vehicle A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity meat and seafood, and other products some nutritional facts Seller’s permit 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In addition, Type P – for packaging and labeling only CBD Small Outdoor Hazard Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Processing aid Adult-use Market Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Adulterated Raw material Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Component Mixed-light Tier 2 Dried flower Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Validation Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Informational panel Topical cannabis product Sanitize Process Adequate Cannabis product Edible cannabis product DPH-17-010E infused pre-rolls Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Universal symbol package flower or pre-rolls Small Indoor Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Primary panel Contact surface Commercial cannabis activity Mixed-light cultivation Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) adulteration Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Nonvolatile solvent Batch Product Identity Holding Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Finished product Quality control operation Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 MCSB 90-day extension periods CBD from industrial hemp Premises Microorganisms Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Track and trace system Pest Distribution Department Proposition 65 warning statement Theoretical yield THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Type 10 (Retailer) Mature plant Ingredient Specialty Outdoor Specialty Cottage Indoor list of cannabis manufacturers gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Lot Medium Indoor Quarantine Personnel Limited-access area Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) alternate use of a manufacturing premises Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Mixed-light Tier 1 Allergen products similar to traditional food products prohibited Nursery THC Wet weight Pathogen Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Processor Qualified individual Labeling Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) infused butters and oils as concentrates Canopy UID Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Volatile solvent Actual yield Monitor Type 11 (Distributor) Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Indoor cultivation Allergen cross-contact Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Outdoor cultivation Nonmanufactured cannabis product Package Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Extraction Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type N – for infusions In-process material Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Serving Pre-roll Cultivation site Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Preventive controls Net weight Infusion Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Cultivation Harvest Batch Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Bureau Quality Processing Unique identifier Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) 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) track and trace system cannabis concentrates Specialty Cottage Outdoor Immature plant Verification Applicant Watts per square foot cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Licensee M-license Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Manufacturer licensee Flowering Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Quality control personnel Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Environmental pathogen Track-and-trace systems Specialty Indoor Type 12 (Microbusiness) Kief Medium Outdoor Manufacture Request for Live Scan and more.


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