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Health highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin dried flower Transport vehicles alarm system 2019 problems must enter certain events medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Temporary License Application Information Temporary event up to 4 days diagram of the business’s layout sanitary workplaces supply chain investment into a commercial cannabis business Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 three state cannabis-licensing authorities operating procedures licensed cannabis cultivators 2019 revisions Seller’s permit number packaging and labeling exception for testing laboratories Microbusiness Bond and Insurance Information packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls health claims an officer or director of a cannabis business periods of 90 days extensions regulatory framework remove THC/CBD CDTFA seller’s permit tobacco products Identifying information transportation of cannabis goods concentrate secured area Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) vape cartridges licensing cannabis retailers regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis mandated warning statements Category II Residual Pesticides Testing shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit MCSB’s temporary license application LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS allergen information Industrial Hemp Advisory Board the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) M-licensees disclosure of all criminal convictions minimum standards for extraction processes testing methods compliance with regulations Personnel Requirements Individual Owner Mycotoxins Testing manufacturing practices licensed cannabis manufacturers amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package waste disposal child-resistant outer package ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS meat and seafood, and other products security and cannabis waste disposal activity for a period of 120 days transporting cannabis goods financial interest holder Physical address highly-concentrated 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(Type 9) Moisture Content Testing workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Financial Interest manufacturers who package for other producers Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing testing of cannabis goods packaging and labeling requirements labeling ownership premises is not within a Government licensed cannabis distributors extraction required limits chain of custody MCSB manufacturing waste management laws unique ID/batch number 2019 new laws license review process shipping manifest 2019 updates Business Information cannabis market Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Retailer (nonstorefront) commercial cannabis manufacturing contaminants 2019 important information Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) local jurisdiction 2019 fines Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles inventory and quality control Criminal History manufacture cannabis products evidence of rehabilitation commercial cannabis manufacturers Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) CO2 and ethanol extractions comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Track and Trace nonlaboratory quality control compliance with local jurisdiction Proposition 65 Food-grade Butter/Oil limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package paper inserted into the packaging basic nutritional information tinctures transportation no infusion of nicotine protocol Butane/Hexane/Propane product formulation Type S share facility space Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing manufacturer's name Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Percentage of ownership Terpenoids Testing Local Jurisdictions manned motor vehicle Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 local jurisdiction’s requirements Completed Temporary License Application Form managing member edibles packaging opaque Extractions using CO2 commercial cannabis products CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL A-license and 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