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products CDPH-issued universal symbol period of 120 days Local Authorization Attachment licensed cannabis manufacturers the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Bond and Insurance Information government warning statement label Premises Information disposal and destruction methods supplemental label access to the area(s) recordkeeping secondary packaging quality control meat and seafood, and other products annual license application local jurisdiction’s requirements Foreign Material Testing motor carrier permit Financial information Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control designated structure product guidelines licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories entry into the legal, regulated market must enter certain events MCSB licensing scheme A-license and an M-license commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Business Information regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Personnel Requirements Category I Residual Pesticides Testing financial 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interest in a commercial cannabis business testing laboratories Individual Owner licensed cannabis distributors ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis market regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH public health and safety Transition Period 100 mg of THC per package CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL cannabis event organizer license Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division shared-use manufacturing facilities persons 21 years of age or older 2020 recent news Percentage of ownership cannabis industries M-license small product packaging 2020 important information cannabis cultivation licensing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 final form Premises Diagram Moisture Content Testing emergency regulations ownership premises is not within a Government licensing cannabis retailers requiring refrigeration purchasing 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commercial cannabis business Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) manufacturing practices laboratory quality assurance 2020 fines comply with all packaging and labeling requirements ingredient list identity of the product 600-foot radius of a school informational panel amount of sodium Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Bond in the amount of $5,000 Labor peace agreement minimum standards for extraction processes managing member 2020 new laws property for the commercial cannabis activity 2020 issues definition of owner amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package onsite consumption of cannabis goods license review process Financial Interest Licensees Track and Trace cannabis cartoons testing of cannabis goods A-licensees local jurisdiction at least 99% purity Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) sanitary and hazard-free 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cultivation manufacturing cannabis products aggregate interest of 20% or more Business Organizational licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises protocol sales of cannabis goods concentrate CO2 and ethanol extractions Cultivation less than 10,000 Edibles– Products retailers 2020 resolutions packaging and labeling requirements tamper-evident Criminal History licensing cannabis distributors Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) waste management laws medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) transport cannabis goods to retailer shipping manifest medicinal and adult-use or both markets The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity volatile solvent compliance with local jurisdiction Terpenoids Testing medicinal commercial cannabis activity cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Physical address Proposition 65 contaminants M-licensees child-resistant packaging procedures for inventory control extracts Microbusiness state cannabis licensing Local Issuing Authority premises diagram manufacturing activities written procedures for inventory control commercial cannabis manufacturing in California 2020 revisions exit packaging transportation Arranging for laboratory testing investment into a commercial cannabis business destruction of cannabis goods product as a candy prohibited periods of 90 days extensions packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls mandated warning statements Temporary Cannabis Event at least 20% ownership interest carbohydrates and fat per serving LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS sugar certified by a California-licensed engineer and more.

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


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