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Business Information licensed premises exit packaging local jurisdiction authorization at least 20% ownership interest commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Butane/Hexane/Propane comply with all packaging and labeling requirements minimum standards for extraction processes infusion testing of cannabis goods waste management laws California Public Records Act transport cannabis goods to retailer separate applications cannabis waste good manufacturing practices licensed cannabis manufacturers Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Ethanol A-license carbohydrates and fat per serving remove THC/CBD Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing licensed physical location (premises) California Department of Public Health state cannabis licensing supplemental label operating premises 2019 laws Track and Trace Cannabis Manufacturing dried flower amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package medicinal commercial 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local jurisdiction’s requirements disclosure of all criminal convictions child-resistant outer package sampling standards workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control recordkeeping secondary package Proposition 65 commercial cannabis activity Identifying information ownership premises is not within a Government secondary packaging Edibles– Products CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) medicinal and adult-use markets child-resistant packaging some nutritional facts Individual Owner A-license and an M-license 2019 important information Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) volatile solvent 2019 resolutions packaging and labeling amount of sodium M-licensees labels not be attractive Personnel Requirements and more.

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

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