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

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


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