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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding labels not be attractive Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division must enter certain events transporting cannabis goods manufacturer's name Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) some nutritional facts shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company labeling Licensees remove THC/CBD Temporary License Application Fingerprints Category II Residual Pesticides Testing temporary license vape cartridges convicted of a substantially related crime cannabis sales and/or consumption activity for a period of 120 days Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Application Checklist Foreign Material Testing 2019 revisions chain of custody volatile solvent public health and safety list of artificial food colorings Butane/Hexane/Propane Physical address inventory and quality control medicinal and adult-use or both markets Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) sales of cannabis goods 2019 recent news 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market manufacturers who package for other producers conditional license sanitary and hazard-free environment Bond in the amount of $5,000 2019 fines highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Licensee Information basic nutritional information inventory Transition Period Live Scans for each owner requiring refrigeration A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity evidence of rehabilitation The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) infusion ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Extractions using CO2 security and cannabis waste disposal 100 mg of THC per package Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Licensee Lookup Tool licensed physical location (premises) Terpenoids Testing finished product Labor peace agreement Financial information limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package 2019 compliance commercial cannabis products disposal licensing cannabis retailers secondary packaging pre-made or purchased Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing carbohydrates and fat per serving licensing cannabis microbusinesses unique ID/batch number managing member at least 20% ownership interest protocol Track and Trace nonlaboratory quality control persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) medicinal commercial cannabis activity three cannabis licensing authorities Moisture Content Testing manufacturing cannabis products Operating Procedures track and trace system Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 testing of cannabis goods manufacturing Premises Information BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL product formulation cannabis cartoons primary panel requirements the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) 2019 new laws Financial Interest Percentage of ownership recordkeeping packaging and labeling requirements microbusinesses Personnel Requirements delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods 2019 laws Transport vehicles alarm system destruction of cannabis goods no infusion of nicotine licensed cannabis distributors cannabis industries period of 120 days medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together manufacturing practices regulatory framework CDPH-issued universal symbol evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 secondary package scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Retailer (Type 10) licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises California Department of Public Health motor carrier permit security 2019 regulations Premises diagram annual license application Type S share facility space transportation of cannabis goods MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH potentially-hazardous foods Cultivation less than 10,000 Edibles– Products Vehicle Requirements commercial cannabis manufacturing exit packaging exception for testing laboratories A-license and an M-license commercial kitchens dried flower health impacts of cannabis designated structure commercial cannabis manufacturing activity manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) 2019 problems surety bond final form transportation Local Authorization commercial cannabis activity Category I Residual Pesticides Testing quality control A-license Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) public Licensee Lookup Tool Manufacturing (non-volatile) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates opaque exit package sugar consumption of alcohol or tobacco definition of owner good manufacturing practices regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis waste disposal contaminant free allergen information Temporary event up to 4 days capsules 600 foot radius of a school valid waiver Heavy Metals Testing sampling standards Temporary 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Proposed Section 40133 Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) retailers three state cannabis-licensing authorities payable to the state of California commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Business Organizational A-licensees Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods loan provided to a commercial cannabis business product guidelines testing lab Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) conducting quality assurance review highly-concentrated oils or waxes laboratory quality assurance ingredient list sanitary workplaces access to the area(s) Mechanical testing laboratories Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 cannabis event organizer license shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit online licensing system inhalable cannabis local jurisdiction California Department of Public Health (CDPH) disposal and destruction methods extracts local jurisdiction’s requirements The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) tobacco products informational panel M-licensees purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands certified by a California-licensed engineer cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Distributor Transport Only hang tag or a peel-back label CDPH-9041 supply chain product as a candy prohibited Criminal History Local Issuing Authority supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control equity interest in a commercial cannabis business adult-use commercial cannabis activity structure and formation documents 2019 updates edible products shared-use manufacturing facilities meat and seafood, and other products comply with all packaging and labeling requirements LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS California Public Records Act and more.

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


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