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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding sanitary and hazard-free environment cannabis cartoons evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises property for the commercial cannabis activity volatile solvent packaging and labeling Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 100 mg of THC per package government warning statement label structure and formation documents Operating Procedures Bond in the amount of $5,000 2018 important information child-resistant outer package quality control local jurisdiction’s requirements Moisture Content Testing Track and Trace onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods M-licensees retailers persons 21 years of age or older Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business licensed premises Mechanical track and trace system limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package highly-concentrated oils or waxes ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation basic nutritional information commercial cannabis manufacturing CDTFA seller’s permit labeling at least 20% ownership interest Licensee Information Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Local Authorization Local Authorization Attachment Premises Information Individual Owner comply with all packaging and labeling requirements testing methods Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 alcoholic beverages transportation of cannabis goods identity of the product 2018 regulations contaminant free Butane/Hexane/Propane Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Extractions using CO2 A-license and an M-license local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis industries Distributor Transport Only Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control motor carrier permit Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) no added caffeine protocol The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) disclosure of all criminal convictions testing lab manufacturing activities inventory remove THC/CBD three state cannabis-licensing authorities ingredient list Premises Diagram Proposed Section 40133 nonlaboratory quality control waste disposal Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories periods of 90 days extensions 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California operating procedures A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity financial interest holder CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing packaging cannabis plants Microbusiness limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control no infusion of alcohol Food-grade Butter/Oil shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit public Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis waste Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Transport vehicles alarm system good manufacturing practices BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacturing compliance with regulations mandated warning statements licensing cannabis retailers secured area cannabis adult-use products Seller’s permit number disposal Ethanol extraction requiring refrigeration temporary license CDPH-issued universal symbol MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Type S share facility space Form # CDPH-9041 Industrial Hemp Advisory Board no infusion of nicotine licensing scheme onsite consumption of cannabis goods Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles conditional license Fingerprints sampling standards dried flower security Foreign Material Testing 2018 fines licensed cannabis manufacturers Percentage of ownership Retailer (nonstorefront) packaging and labeling requirements 2018 revisions Business Information microbusinesses meat and seafood, and other products sales of cannabis goods the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) evidence of rehabilitation emergency regulations Personnel Requirements licensing cannabis distributors CO2 and ethanol extractions medicinal commercial cannabis activity Cultivation less than 10,000 California Public Records Act product as a candy prohibited some nutritional facts cannabis training amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package potentially-hazardous foods aggregate interest of 20% or more Live Scans for each owner licensed physical location (premises) Cannabinoids Testing licensing cannabis microbusinesses scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises inventory and quality control commercial cannabis manufacturers highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin 2018 issues licensed cannabis distributors extracts convicted of a substantially related crime Owner licensed cannabis cultivators packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls 2018 laws California Department of Public Health regulatory framework entry into the legal, regulated market manufacturing cannabis products Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch activity for a period of 120 days an officer or director of a cannabis business 2018 compliance health claims ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS local jurisdiction Identifying information Temporary event up to 4 days loop system supplemental label finished product must enter certain events inhalable cannabis distributors regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises designated structure access to the area(s) delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS ownership premises is not within a Government infusion disposal and destruction methods manned motor vehicle manufacturer's name investment into a commercial cannabis business Temporary Cannabis Event 120 days Application Checklist capsules amount of THC content CDPH-9041 transporting cannabis goods compliance with local jurisdiction stickers 2018 problems Mycotoxins Testing testing laboratories vape cartridges Financial Interest testing of cannabis goods labels not be attractive The California Department of Public Health's Physical address transportation and security Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Business Organizational manufacturing practices cannabis cultivation licensing sugar commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Terpenoids Testing cultivation small product packaging medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity hydrocarbon-based solvents Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) certified by a California-licensed engineer adult-use commercial cannabis activity Proposition 65 Category I Residual Pesticides Testing shipping manifest recordkeeping operating premises three cannabis licensing authorities MCSB commercial kitchens opaque exit package Transition Period primary panel requirements Temporary License Application Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods 2018 proposed changes exit packaging list of artificial food colorings chain of custody edibles packaging opaque tamper-evident exception for testing laboratories Cannabis Manufacturing Vehicle Requirements security and cannabis waste disposal consumption of alcohol or tobacco procedures for inventory control period of 120 days surety bond final form Bond and Insurance Information 2018 new laws cannabis sales and/or consumption equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Licensees separate applications unique ID/batch number commercial cannabis products hang tag or a peel-back label Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together commercial cannabis manufacturing activity supply chain 2018 resolutions Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Heavy Metals Testing written procedures for inventory control child-resistant packaging product formulation medicinal and adult-use or both markets manufacture cannabis products Distributor transport premises diagram transportation storage of cannabis goods manufacturers who package for other producers Local Jurisdictions Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Edibles– Products Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 shared-use manufacturing facilities re-sealable medicinal and adult-use markets immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery annual license application Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Labor peace agreement transport cannabis goods to retailer public health and safety valid waiver Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Category II Residual Pesticides Testing diagram of the business’s layout Arranging for laboratory testing member manager Premises diagram license review process 2018 updates destruction of cannabis goods state cannabis licensing edible products The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) payable to the state of California secondary package supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products 2018 recent news tobacco products managing member 600 foot radius of a school M-license tinctures Completed Temporary License Application Form cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale carbohydrates and fat per serving licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers waste management laws purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands concentrate definition of owner A-license commercial cannabis activity MCSB’s temporary license application THC levels topicals Retailer (Type 10) Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) local jurisdiction authorization amount of sodium contaminants paper inserted into the packaging cannabis market required limits loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Water/Food-grade Dry Ice at least 99% purity Criminal History product guidelines pre-made or purchased conducting quality assurance review California Department of Public Health (CDPH) allergen information A-licensees sanitary workplaces secondary packaging minimum standards for extraction processes informational panel Manufacturing (non-volatile) online licensing system Local Issuing Authority shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company laboratory quality assurance health impacts of cannabis Financial information cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Temporary License Application Information medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing cannabis event organizer license 600-foot radius of a school and more.

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


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