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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL carbohydrates and fat per serving extracts Physical address regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Retailer (Type 10) requiring refrigeration access to the area(s) Live Scans for each owner required limits Vehicle Requirements disposal and destruction methods 2019 updates commercial cannabis manufacturing sanitary workplaces highly-concentrated oils or waxes evidence of rehabilitation disposal Edibles– Products product as a candy prohibited Food-grade Butter/Oil must enter certain events Mechanical licensed premises contaminants 2019 resolutions edible products Moisture Content Testing annual license application supplemental label licensed cannabis cultivators transporting cannabis goods Bond in the amount of $5,000 testing methods waste management laws Retailer (nonstorefront) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch opaque exit package The California Department of Public Health's Track and Trace Category I Residual Pesticides Testing allergen information cultivation medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin concentrate Premises Diagram microbusinesses transportation of cannabis goods product guidelines cannabis cartoons 2019 proposed changes at least 20% ownership interest laboratory quality assurance extraction period of 120 days commercial cannabis manufacturing in California CO2 and ethanol extractions licensed cannabis manufacturers amount of sodium Type S share facility space conditional license Water/Food-grade Dry Ice A-license and an M-license managing member Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Cultivation less than 10,000 Extractions using CO2 license review process labeling local jurisdiction Heavy Metals Testing Form # CDPH-9041 licensed physical location (premises) Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Temporary Cannabis Event purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 2019 fines CDPH-9041 cannabis industries Category II Residual Pesticides Testing dried flower Local Issuing Authority procedures for inventory control licensing cannabis distributors Mycotoxins Testing sampling standards three cannabis licensing authorities tobacco products immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery motor carrier permit manufacturing Ethanol 600 foot radius of a school supply chain online licensing system tamper-evident 2019 important information Licensee Information amount of THC content Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Completed Temporary License Application Form licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers government warning statement label primary panel requirements CDTFA seller’s permit chain of custody MCSB’s temporary license application Distributor Transport Only Local Authorization Attachment Percentage of ownership written procedures for inventory control Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 quality control Individual Owner retailers scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2019 regulations Business Organizational Premises Information Proposed Section 40133 licensing scheme testing lab commercial cannabis activity separate applications cannabis market persons 21 years of age or older manned motor vehicle entry into the legal, regulated market Application Checklist 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market no added caffeine evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises minimum standards for extraction processes Terpenoids Testing contaminant free California Department of Public Health alcoholic beverages Local Authorization an officer or director of a cannabis business medicinal and adult-use markets cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division cannabis sales and/or consumption secured area remove THC/CBD transportation Distributor transport The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) disclosure of all criminal convictions some nutritional facts medicinal commercial cannabis activity shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company packaging 2019 revisions secondary packaging ownership premises is not within a Government structure and formation documents cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale aggregate interest of 20% or more Cannabinoids Testing secondary package health impacts of cannabis Cannabis Manufacturing list of artificial food colorings definition of owner stickers commercial cannabis manufacturing activity THC levels licensing cannabis retailers limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package distributors designated structure manufacturing activities basic nutritional information Local Jurisdictions MCSB licensing cannabis microbusinesses recordkeeping California Department of 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Identifying information inventory onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Personnel Requirements Bond and Insurance Information equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Manufacturing (non-volatile) 2019 problems sales of cannabis goods destruction of cannabis goods Temporary event up to 4 days inhalable cannabis Foreign Material Testing public health and safety workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Business Information packaging and labeling requirements temporary license the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Temporary License Application activity for a period of 120 days Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 cannabis event organizer license manufacture cannabis products A-license manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) 2019 compliance Butane/Hexane/Propane Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles onsite consumption of cannabis goods re-sealable Arranging for laboratory testing medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates convicted of a substantially related crime shared-use manufacturing facilities manufacturing cannabis products manufacturers who package for other producers shipping manifest Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing mandated warning statements operating premises Fingerprints topicals Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 600-foot radius of a school health claims Operating Procedures final form operating procedures diagram of the business’s layout hydrocarbon-based solvents capsules manufacturing practices delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods protocol loan provided to a commercial cannabis business consumption of alcohol or tobacco cannabis cultivation licensing CDPH-issued universal symbol Licensees M-license Temporary License Application Information A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity vape cartridges 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In addition, Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Lot UID Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Package Product Identity Raw material Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Watts per square foot Nursery Indoor cultivation Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Monitor CBD from industrial hemp Commercial cannabis activity Serving Labeling Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Verification package flower or pre-rolls Process Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 alternate use of a manufacturing premises Dried flower Specialty Cottage Outdoor Edible cannabis product track and trace system Adult-use Market Validation Applicant Harvest Batch Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Premises Bureau Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Cannabis product Primary panel Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 CBD Proposition 65 warning statement Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Ingredient Adulterated Cultivation site Volatile solvent Preventive controls M-license Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Small Outdoor Medium Indoor Environmental pathogen Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Mixed-light cultivation In-process material Track-and-trace systems Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Quarantine list of cannabis manufacturers Net weight Immature plant gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Pre-roll THC Mature plant Department Manufacturer licensee MCSB 90-day extension periods Kief Component Type P Packaging & Labeling Only 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) Small Indoor Type 10 (Retailer) infused pre-rolls Licensee Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Nonmanufactured cannabis product Specialty Cottage Indoor Topical cannabis product adulteration DPH-17-010E Finished product Unique identifier Sanitize Specialty Indoor Informational panel Track and trace system Canopy Qualified individual Holding Quality control personnel Type 11 (Distributor) Infusion Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Quality control operation Medium Outdoor cannabis concentrates Cultivation Actual yield Personnel cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Quality Type 12 (Microbusiness) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Outdoor Pest Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Manufacture Wet weight Allergen cross-contact Limited-access area Processing Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Allergen Processing aid Mixed-light Tier 2 Batch Processor Adequate Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Contact surface Flowering Nonvolatile solvent Outdoor cultivation Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Theoretical yield Pathogen Type N – for infusions Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Extraction THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Mixed-light Tier 1 infused butters and oils as concentrates Universal symbol Microorganisms Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Hazard Request for Live Scan Distribution and more.


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