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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Owner Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Form # CDPH-9041 Transition Period no infusion of alcohol Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) sales of cannabis goods California Department of Public Health ingredient list cannabis waste packaging contaminants stickers packaging and labeling requirements Business Information Temporary License Application licensed cannabis cultivators secondary package financial interest holder commercial cannabis activity MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Water/Food-grade Dry Ice waste management laws California Public Records Act infusion compliance with local jurisdiction license review process access to the area(s) M-license informational panel Edibles– Products medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Retailer (nonstorefront) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates comply with all packaging and labeling requirements child-resistant outer package equity interest in a commercial cannabis business separate applications 100 mg of THC per package re-sealable product as a candy prohibited regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis edible products testing of cannabis goods Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Business Organizational Extractions using CO2 Completed Temporary License Application Form 2020 problems manufacturing required limits retailers onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing temporary license exception for testing laboratories medicinal and adult-use or both markets requiring refrigeration LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2020 regulations list of artificial food colorings primary panel requirements public Licensee Lookup Tool 2020 new laws CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Ethanol shared-use manufacturing facilities minimum standards for extraction processes member manager The California Department of Public Health's Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods certified by a California-licensed engineer scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises quality control Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles annual license application medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity pre-made or purchased supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products cultivation compliance with regulations Licensee Information inventory and quality control transportation ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation THC levels Fingerprints Industrial Hemp Advisory Board online licensing system structure and formation documents surety bond some nutritional facts small product packaging opaque exit package Type S share facility space security Local Authorization Attachment conditional license Licensees Proposed Section 40133 Mycotoxins Testing cannabis event organizer license persons with a financial interest in the cannabis 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practices tamper-evident Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division CDTFA seller’s permit procedures for inventory control supply chain licensing cannabis retailers local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations public health and safety transporting cannabis goods commercial kitchens 600-foot radius of a school commercial cannabis manufacturing chain of custody amount of sodium at least 20% ownership interest Heavy Metals Testing hang tag or a peel-back label Retailer (Type 10) tinctures Cultivation less than 10,000 commercial cannabis manufacturers Category II Residual Pesticides Testing inhalable cannabis Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) contaminant free premises diagram tobacco products three cannabis licensing authorities valid waiver consumption of alcohol or tobacco 2020 resolutions property for the commercial cannabis activity cannabis cultivation licensing Labor peace agreement aggregate interest of 20% or more volatile solvent Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 sanitary workplaces Percentage of ownership CDPH-issued universal symbol Foreign Material Testing CO2 and ethanol extractions Cannabis Manufacturing The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) distributors Personnel Requirements highly-concentrated oils or waxes highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin product formulation 2020 recent news carbohydrates and fat per serving workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Distributor transport payable to the state of California manned motor vehicle commercial cannabis manufacturing activity The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) licensing cannabis distributors capsules Manufacturing (non-volatile) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Vehicle Requirements disclosure of all criminal convictions Moisture Content Testing labels not be attractive evidence of the legal right to 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