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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Cannabinoids Testing transportation of cannabis goods tobacco products Local Authorization Attachment 2019 regulations Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates dried flower LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) opaque exit package highly-concentrated oils or waxes 2019 resolutions product formulation Local Authorization medicinal and adult-use or both markets Transport vehicles alarm system CO2 and ethanol extractions local jurisdiction authorization distributors sanitary workplaces conditional license inhalable cannabis ownership premises is not within a Government nonlaboratory quality control 2019 recent news paper inserted into the packaging transport cannabis goods to retailer persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business list of artificial food colorings Business Organizational evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 manufacture cannabis products mandated warning statements Physical address designated structure tamper-evident stickers aggregate interest of 20% or more microbusinesses informational panel secured area member manager Premises Information Local Jurisdictions manufacturing procedures for inventory control Transition Period Owner Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) transportation sugar cannabis cartoons manufacturer's name financial interest holder extraction packaging and labeling requirements the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Category II Residual Pesticides Testing disposal licensing cannabis distributors CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL persons 21 years of age or older laboratory quality assurance loop system potentially-hazardous foods Percentage of ownership limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Track and Trace regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis retailers Premises Diagram transporting cannabis goods contaminant free testing methods Licensee Information tinctures medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Temporary License Application emergency regulations annual license application California Department of Public Health (CDPH) chain of custody Mechanical track and trace system sales of cannabis goods highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Temporary event up to 4 days cannabis plants MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH activity for a period of 120 days Ethanol amount of THC content 120 days local jurisdiction’s requirements an officer or director of a cannabis business 2019 revisions A-license and an M-license local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package cultivation security and cannabis waste disposal Individual Owner medicinal and adult-use markets Form # CDPH-9041 Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Personnel Requirements conducting quality assurance review ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Live Scans for each owner labeling labels not be attractive product guidelines workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control 2019 issues loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Proposition 65 public Licensee Lookup Tool The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) ingredient list concentrate Mycotoxins Testing Application Checklist Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Edibles– Products cannabis waste premises diagram 2019 problems supplemental label California Public Records Act A-license scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Licensees valid waiver at least 99% purity Proposed Section 40133 Industrial Hemp Advisory Board 2019 compliance commercial cannabis manufacturing in California government warning statement label 2019 proposed changes Vehicle Requirements good manufacturing practices licensing cannabis retailers definition of owner access to the area(s) M-licensees no infusion of alcohol waste management laws Carbon Dioxide (CO2) The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) adult-use commercial cannabis activity Identifying information payable to the state of California requiring refrigeration manufacturing practices periods of 90 days extensions CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing surety bond THC levels infusion Butane/Hexane/Propane sampling standards inventory health claims Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) regulatory framework cannabis event organizer license three cannabis licensing authorities Retailer (nonstorefront) primary panel requirements ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS commercial cannabis activity Extractions using CO2 Moisture Content Testing Temporary License Application Information three state cannabis-licensing authorities 2019 updates temporary license cannabis training onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods quality control storage of cannabis goods manufacturers who package for other producers cannabis market exception for testing laboratories California Department of Public Health waste disposal identity of the product secondary packaging cannabis adult-use products 2019 new laws Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Premises diagram evidence of rehabilitation volatile solvent Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) secondary package certified by a California-licensed engineer motor carrier permit edible products commercial cannabis manufacturing Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing testing laboratories 2019 important information supply chain 600-foot radius of a school M-license shared-use manufacturing facilities packaging and labeling BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Type S share facility space at least 20% ownership interest Completed Temporary License Application Form Manufacturing (non-volatile) remove THC/CBD Seller’s permit number delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods commercial kitchens disposal and destruction methods Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) The California Department of Public Health's local jurisdiction A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Cannabis Manufacturing Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis industries medicinal commercial cannabis activity diagram of the business’s layout Distributor transport cannabis sales and/or consumption CDPH-issued universal symbol Microbusiness shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company licensing cannabis microbusinesses contaminants cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale recordkeeping shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Financial Interest period of 120 days licensed premises commercial cannabis manufacturers license review process Fingerprints vape cartridges Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) unique ID/batch number Category I Residual Pesticides Testing 2019 laws 100 mg of THC per package packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Criminal History licensed physical location (premises) manned motor vehicle CDPH-9041 manufacturing cannabis products carbohydrates and fat per serving child-resistant packaging testing of cannabis goods Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division CDTFA seller’s permit Bond and Insurance Information Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch onsite consumption of cannabis goods licensed cannabis distributors structure and formation documents edibles packaging opaque immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery no added caffeine Water/Food-grade Dry Ice compliance with regulations compliance with local jurisdiction Arranging for laboratory testing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) property for the commercial cannabis activity some nutritional facts allergen information inventory and quality control packaging investment into a commercial cannabis business manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) separate applications Operating Procedures amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package alcoholic beverages consumption of alcohol or tobacco Labor peace agreement protocol capsules operating procedures Business Information written procedures for inventory control transportation and security A-licensees minimum standards for extraction processes convicted of a substantially related crime Distributor Transport Only security Financial information Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles licensed cannabis cultivators topicals Terpenoids Testing Foreign Material Testing entry into the legal, regulated market Food-grade Butter/Oil medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity must enter certain events Temporary Cannabis Event MCSB’s temporary license application re-sealable 600 foot radius of a school operating premises Cultivation less than 10,000 health impacts of cannabis sanitary and hazard-free environment destruction of cannabis goods 2019 fines required limits licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises final form supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products finished product online licensing system Heavy Metals Testing hydrocarbon-based solvents disclosure of all criminal convictions shipping manifest public health and safety Local Issuing Authority manufacturing activities no infusion of nicotine exit packaging purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands child-resistant 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In addition, Mixed-light Tier 2 Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Holding Allergen cross-contact adulteration Small Indoor Department Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Nursery Small Outdoor Medium Indoor Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Outdoor cultivation Processing Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Mixed-light Tier 1 Manufacturer licensee In-process material CBD from industrial hemp Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Processor Qualified individual Premises Specialty Indoor Type N – for infusions alternate use of a manufacturing premises Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Immature plant Pathogen Infusion Cannabis product Ingredient CBD Verification Hazard Adequate Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Dried flower Type 10 (Retailer) Topical cannabis product Adulterated Flowering Type P – for packaging and labeling only Informational panel Distribution gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Processing aid products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Edible cannabis product Quality Validation Watts per square foot Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Raw material Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Monitor Nonvolatile solvent Type 11 (Distributor) Unique identifier Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 cannabis concentrates Sanitize Theoretical yield Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Applicant Manufacture Medium Outdoor Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Primary panel Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Package infused pre-rolls MCSB 90-day extension periods Universal symbol Pre-roll Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Contact surface Request for Live Scan UID Cultivation site Serving Type 12 (Microbusiness) track and trace system Net weight Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Cultivation Extraction Mature plant Harvest Batch THC Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Indoor cultivation Quality control operation Adult-use Market Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Limited-access area Mixed-light cultivation Kief Environmental pathogen Nonmanufactured cannabis product Specialty Cottage Indoor Specialty Cottage Outdoor Specialty Outdoor Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Process Batch Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Actual yield DPH-17-010E Pest Track and trace system infused butters and oils as concentrates Finished product Wet weight Preventive controls Canopy Licensee Labeling Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Proposition 65 warning statement Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Track-and-trace systems Microorganisms 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) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Lot Bureau Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Personnel M-license Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) list of cannabis manufacturers Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Component Volatile solvent Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Quality control personnel Allergen Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Product Identity Quarantine package flower or pre-rolls Commercial cannabis activity and more.

Last updated on January 19, 2019

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