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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises procedures for inventory control supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products basic nutritional information THC levels limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Identifying information Premises Diagram no infusion of alcohol medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity premises diagram written procedures for inventory control immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Fingerprints Licensees Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Criminal History Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package local jurisdiction’s requirements alcoholic beverages ingredient list Proposed Section 40133 2019 regulations Physical address cannabis adult-use products local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations medicinal and adult-use markets Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Financial information minimum standards for extraction processes manufacturers who package for other producers contaminant free Distributor transport Business Organizational evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises no infusion of nicotine hydrocarbon-based solvents manufacturing onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods chain of custody commercial cannabis manufacturing in California licensed cannabis distributors 2019 recent news valid waiver Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2019 important information 600 foot radius of a school manufacturer's name The California Department of Public Health's security and cannabis waste disposal commercial cannabis manufacturing activity nonlaboratory quality control sanitary and hazard-free environment Financial Interest managing member adult-use commercial cannabis activity temporary license at least 99% purity Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Ethanol Live Scans for each owner testing methods identity of the product commercial cannabis manufacturing product formulation shipping manifest final form 100 mg of THC per package inventory The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) commercial cannabis products surety bond retailers Cannabis Manufacturing Percentage of ownership Owner Seller’s permit number unique ID/batch number California Public Records Act CDPH-9041 equity interest in a commercial cannabis business manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) destruction of cannabis goods supply chain topicals medicinal commercial cannabis activity manufacturing cannabis products must enter certain events persons 21 years of age or older Premises diagram Temporary License Application Information tinctures 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market motor carrier permit Vehicle Requirements secondary packaging shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company waste management laws diagram of the business’s layout medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together sugar health impacts of cannabis shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit 2019 problems Distributor Transport Only conditional license cannabis cultivation licensing child-resistant packaging amount of THC content M-licensees limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Form # CDPH-9041 online licensing system transportation property for the commercial cannabis activity 2019 fines Food-grade Butter/Oil 600-foot radius of a school 2019 proposed changes Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) cannabis industries annual license application three cannabis licensing authorities pre-made or purchased Carbon Dioxide (CO2) licensing cannabis microbusinesses shared-use manufacturing facilities Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates opaque exit package Labor peace agreement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) infusion Premises Information cannabis training transporting cannabis goods MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH secured area disposal and destruction methods separate applications designated structure edibles packaging opaque compliance with regulations regulatory framework Licensee Information 2019 new laws requiring refrigeration at least 20% ownership interest Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Manufacturing (non-volatile) entry into the legal, regulated market quality control medicinal and adult-use or both markets sanitary workplaces extracts supplemental label 2019 laws evidence of rehabilitation disposal product as a candy prohibited Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing commercial cannabis activity 2019 revisions purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS amount of sodium delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods security packaging and labeling capsules operating procedures Local Jurisdictions licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Completed Temporary License Application Form laboratory quality assurance licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories mandated warning statements Temporary event up to 4 days product guidelines investment into a commercial cannabis business cannabis waste waste disposal Transport vehicles alarm system M-license Local Authorization contaminants tamper-evident CDTFA seller’s permit financial interest holder Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) manned motor vehicle conducting quality assurance review MCSB track and trace system tobacco products Retailer (nonstorefront) Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) testing of cannabis goods cannabis event organizer license exception for testing laboratories 120 days licensing scheme some nutritional facts the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) licensing cannabis retailers comply with all packaging and labeling requirements CO2 and ethanol extractions licensed cannabis cultivators Heavy Metals Testing periods of 90 days extensions public health and safety extraction Business Information Proposition 65 persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business labels not be attractive manufacture cannabis products paper inserted into the packaging transportation of cannabis goods sampling standards cannabis plants 2019 updates storage of cannabis goods primary panel requirements recordkeeping Moisture Content Testing Individual Owner Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 informational panel Licensee Lookup Tool Temporary Cannabis Event secondary package distributors cannabis sales and/or consumption stickers Mycotoxins Testing cultivation onsite consumption of cannabis goods Bond in the amount of $5,000 state cannabis licensing highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin labeling exit packaging Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control definition of owner payable to the state of California Foreign Material Testing no added caffeine finished product concentrate public Licensee Lookup Tool medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) health claims workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control convicted of a substantially related crime disclosure of all criminal convictions consumption of alcohol or tobacco commercial kitchens Cultivation less than 10,000 microbusinesses certified by a California-licensed engineer Mechanical cannabis cartoons dried flower Type S share facility space three state cannabis-licensing authorities small product packaging manufacturing activities Transition Period A-licensees loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Microbusiness A-license list of artificial food colorings Water/Food-grade Dry Ice license review process inventory and quality control loop system testing laboratories Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) meat and seafood, and other products Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division edible products period of 120 days California Department of Public Health Temporary License Application testing lab hang tag or a peel-back label MCSB’s temporary license application BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Retailer (Type 10) packaging and labeling requirements The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Application Checklist Edibles– Products vape cartridges sales of cannabis goods A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity cannabis market commercial cannabis manufacturers protocol A-license and an M-license Track and Trace ownership premises is not within a Government government warning statement label Local Issuing Authority 2019 issues cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale transport cannabis goods to retailer structure and formation documents Operating Procedures child-resistant outer package Cannabinoids Testing Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) licensed cannabis manufacturers potentially-hazardous foods inhalable cannabis aggregate interest of 20% or more CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing transportation and security activity for a period of 120 days compliance with local jurisdiction Arranging for laboratory testing emergency regulations Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Industrial Hemp Advisory Board local jurisdiction remove THC/CBD Bond and Insurance Information Terpenoids Testing an officer or director of a cannabis business licensed physical location (premises) 2019 compliance cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) access to the area(s) Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles 2019 resolutions Personnel Requirements Extractions using CO2 required limits Butane/Hexane/Propane highly-concentrated oils or waxes manufacturing practices allergen information Local Authorization Attachment operating premises packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act licensing cannabis distributors Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) local jurisdiction authorization licensed premises LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS re-sealable packaging CDPH-issued universal symbol CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL member manager carbohydrates and fat per serving good manufacturing practices regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California volatile solvent and more.

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


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