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

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


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