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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products product guidelines Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) regulatory framework unique ID/batch number quality control manufacturing activities conducting quality assurance review sales of cannabis goods Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Local Authorization 2019 issues manufacturers who package for other producers potentially-hazardous foods labeling 2019 regulations chain of custody Industrial Hemp Advisory Board sampling standards Premises diagram Premises Diagram list of artificial food colorings infusion THC levels Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Distributor transport Transition Period amount of sodium Mycotoxins Testing licensing cannabis retailers diagram of the business’s layout MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH license review process medicinal and adult-use markets Fingerprints Percentage of ownership Financial information operating premises highly-concentrated oils or waxes sanitary and hazard-free environment workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control structure and formation documents cannabis event organizer license cannabis industries Licensee Information certified by a California-licensed engineer manufacturing definition of owner 600 foot radius of a school track and trace system 2019 updates Application Checklist limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package small product packaging Food-grade Butter/Oil licensing cannabis distributors exception for testing laboratories Distributor Transport Only Retailer (nonstorefront) evidence of rehabilitation Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Business Organizational 2019 recent news cultivation protocol transportation and security re-sealable Local Authorization Attachment Proposed Section 40133 transport cannabis goods to retailer temporary license three cannabis licensing authorities surety bond Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) finished product manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) an officer or director of a cannabis business primary panel requirements stickers supplemental label commercial cannabis manufacturing California Public Records Act Cultivation less than 10,000 laboratory quality assurance limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery mandated warning statements regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California 100 mg of THC per package volatile solvent M-license meat and seafood, and other products transportation extracts cannabis adult-use products minimum standards for extraction processes extraction manufacturer's name 2019 revisions Edibles– Products allergen information compliance with regulations Heavy Metals Testing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Individual Owner persons 21 years of age or older licensed cannabis manufacturers Licensee Lookup Tool Carbon Dioxide (CO2) pre-made or purchased informational panel cannabis waste delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Licensees disposal and destruction methods persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS manned motor vehicle local jurisdiction authorization ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Live Scans for each owner local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations distributors evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity security disclosure of all criminal convictions ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation secured area member manager periods of 90 days extensions three state cannabis-licensing authorities CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 valid waiver shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company M-licensees A-license Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) period of 120 days Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) A-licensees public Licensee Lookup Tool final form Vehicle Requirements health claims tobacco products The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) 2019 fines alcoholic beverages public health and safety disposal California Department of Public Health (CDPH) 2019 problems remove THC/CBD paper inserted into the packaging Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing motor carrier permit cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) property for the commercial cannabis activity Labor peace agreement cannabis cultivation licensing designated structure convicted of a substantially related crime topicals carbohydrates and fat per serving Bond in the amount of $5,000 Bond and Insurance Information cannabis training must enter certain events managing member Transport vehicles alarm system Temporary event up to 4 days Financial Interest packaging and labeling tinctures tamper-evident no infusion of nicotine CDPH-9041 inventory compliance with local jurisdiction hydrocarbon-based solvents Physical address at least 20% ownership interest testing of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing in California licensing scheme testing laboratories government warning statement label 2019 laws requiring refrigeration entry into the legal, regulated market Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) ownership premises is not within a Government conditional license commercial cannabis manufacturers Local Jurisdictions sugar cannabis market vape cartridges recordkeeping contaminants medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together secondary packaging medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) sanitary workplaces procedures for inventory control opaque exit package California Department of Public Health shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit contaminant free CDPH-issued universal symbol testing methods edible products Type S share facility space transportation of cannabis goods aggregate interest of 20% or more product as a candy prohibited Completed Temporary License Application Form MCSB’s temporary license application licensed premises Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch emergency regulations commercial cannabis activity storage of cannabis goods Premises Information scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises amount of THC content hang tag or a peel-back label online licensing system Cannabis Manufacturing waste management laws licensing cannabis microbusinesses child-resistant outer package licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories access to the area(s) required limits Temporary License Application Information 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and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles nonlaboratory quality control Manufacturing (non-volatile) secondary package 600-foot radius of a school separate applications The California Department of Public Health's licensed cannabis distributors Local Issuing Authority Retailer (Type 10) Mechanical inhalable cannabis manufacturing practices testing lab Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) adult-use commercial cannabis activity Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Water/Food-grade Dry Ice no infusion of alcohol MCSB Cannabinoids Testing purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands transporting cannabis goods licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises shipping manifest equity interest in a commercial cannabis business local jurisdiction’s requirements 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In addition, Kief Bureau Primary panel products similar to traditional food products prohibited UID alternate use of a manufacturing premises 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) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Qualified individual adulteration Processing Holding Volatile solvent Pest Hazard Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Immature plant Cannabis product Informational panel Indoor cultivation Licensee Labeling Quality control operation Premises Quality control personnel M-license Manufacturer licensee Pre-roll Allergen cross-contact Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Adulterated Sanitize Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Mixed-light Tier 1 Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Process track and trace system Track-and-trace systems Infusion THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Proposition 65 warning statement Finished product THC Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Medium Outdoor Contact surface Validation Allergen Dried flower Processor Preventive controls Specialty Indoor Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Specialty Outdoor Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Edible cannabis product Medium Indoor Component Cultivation Universal symbol Quarantine Wet weight package flower or pre-rolls Package Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Outdoor cultivation Environmental pathogen list of cannabis manufacturers Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Net weight Pathogen Cultivation site Nonvolatile solvent CBD Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Quality Request for Live Scan Track and trace system cannabis concentrates Serving Manufacture Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Personnel Batch Type 12 (Microbusiness) infused pre-rolls Raw material Distribution Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) DPH-17-010E Monitor Canopy CBD from industrial hemp Mixed-light cultivation Adult-use Market Specialty Cottage Outdoor Microorganisms Nursery Flowering infused butters and oils as concentrates Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Product Identity Commercial cannabis activity Type 10 (Retailer) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Extraction Nonmanufactured cannabis product Type 11 (Distributor) Type P – for packaging and labeling only MCSB 90-day extension periods Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Adequate Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 In-process material Harvest Batch Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Small Outdoor Ingredient Department Topical cannabis product Unique identifier Small Indoor Processing aid gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Limited-access area Actual yield Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Verification Theoretical yield Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Specialty Cottage Indoor Applicant Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type N – for infusions Mature plant Lot Watts per square foot Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Mixed-light Tier 2 and more.


Last updated on February 12, 2019



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