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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding annual license application Category I Residual Pesticides Testing public Licensee Lookup Tool transporting cannabis goods Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Track and Trace hang tag or a peel-back label Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 must enter certain events procedures for inventory control persons 21 years of age or older pre-made or purchased cannabis adult-use products surety bond conducting quality assurance review transport cannabis goods to retailer Proposition 65 paper inserted into the packaging cannabis sales and/or consumption supply chain identity of the product cannabis waste 2018 recent news cannabis cultivation licensing security and cannabis waste disposal Mycotoxins Testing track and trace system Licensees inhalable cannabis concentrate mandated warning statements microbusinesses Food-grade Butter/Oil Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 waste disposal Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act contaminants contaminant free separate applications extracts required limits Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) commercial cannabis products 2018 issues Local Jurisdictions medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together 120 days licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises member manager sugar Temporary License Application The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) licensing cannabis distributors meat and seafood, and other products the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) finished product cannabis event organizer license CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL motor carrier permit Cannabinoids Testing cannabis training immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery opaque exit package Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Manufacturing (non-volatile) cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products destruction of cannabis goods Bond in the amount of $5,000 evidence of rehabilitation regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California commercial cannabis activity sanitary workplaces 2018 revisions shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit aggregate interest of 20% or more testing lab 600 foot radius of a school Terpenoids Testing investment into a commercial cannabis business local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations manufacturing tobacco products Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch alcoholic beverages highly-concentrated oils or waxes product as a candy prohibited transportation emergency regulations stickers licensed cannabis cultivators health impacts of cannabis Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Butane/Hexane/Propane persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business cannabis industries Cultivation less than 10,000 Local Issuing Authority 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alcohol or tobacco manufacturing practices ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity at least 99% purity CDPH-issued universal symbol Seller’s permit number 600-foot radius of a school CO2 and ethanol extractions licensing scheme secondary package evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises licensed cannabis distributors THC levels transportation of cannabis goods sampling standards medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods edible products Fingerprints 2018 fines secured area licensed physical location (premises) access to the area(s) sanitary and hazard-free environment Carbon Dioxide (CO2) health claims infusion licensing cannabis retailers limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving commercial cannabis manufacturing Owner 2,000 mg of THC per package for the 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CDTFA seller’s permit Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Cannabis Manufacturing periods of 90 days extensions payable to the state of California The California Department of Public Health's Operating Procedures managing member Application Checklist workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control topicals cannabis market entry into the legal, regulated market no infusion of alcohol scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises exception for testing laboratories distributors LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Extractions using CO2 2018 compliance 2018 proposed changes Moisture Content Testing Arranging for laboratory testing small product packaging Category II Residual Pesticides Testing operating procedures and more.

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


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