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Information period of 120 days stickers edible products local jurisdiction authorization Business Organizational Retailer (nonstorefront) shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company medicinal commercial cannabis activity Cultivation less than 10,000 Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) shared-use manufacturing facilities manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) licensed physical location (premises) 120 days surety bond commercial cannabis products disposal and destruction methods minimum standards for extraction processes security Carbon Dioxide (CO2) cannabis market Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods highly-concentrated oils or waxes Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations protocol testing methods M-license 100 mg of THC per package structure and formation documents loop system re-sealable A-license and an M-license The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 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training cannabis waste Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Application Checklist Labor peace agreement primary panel requirements transportation of cannabis goods 2020 revisions diagram of the business’s layout BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL testing lab manufacturing secondary packaging immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery A-licensees licensed cannabis manufacturers Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice commercial cannabis activity managing member CDTFA seller’s permit 600 foot radius of a school 2020 important information Food-grade Butter/Oil convicted of a substantially related crime exception for testing laboratories compliance with regulations onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Transition Period manufacturers who package for other producers labels not be attractive onsite consumption of cannabis goods Edibles– Products 2020 issues local jurisdiction’s requirements Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control local jurisdiction 2020 resolutions Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 cannabis cultivation licensing Microbusiness 2020 problems product as a candy prohibited small product packaging cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) supply chain Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) licensed premises carbohydrates and fat per serving quality control paper inserted into the packaging 2020 recent news remove THC/CBD compliance with local jurisdiction The California Department of Public Health's public Licensee Lookup Tool Moisture Content Testing Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Temporary License Application Information motor carrier permit ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation aggregate interest of 20% or more Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) good manufacturing practices tamper-evident Proposed Section 40133 Track and Trace vape 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business Temporary event up to 4 days must enter certain events unique ID/batch number manufacturing cannabis products certified by a California-licensed engineer secondary package Fingerprints testing of cannabis goods Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing mandated warning statements Local Issuing Authority separate applications identity of the product Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) pre-made or purchased meat and seafood, and other products Distributor Transport Only cannabis cartoons shipping manifest amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Cannabis Manufacturing three cannabis licensing authorities MCSB capsules product guidelines chain of custody purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands and more.

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