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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding member manager child-resistant packaging California Department of Public Health Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods extracts structure and formation documents onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods no infusion of nicotine extraction 2019 issues 2019 new laws cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale sugar Identifying information contaminant free labeling microbusinesses Temporary License Application Information minimum standards for extraction processes Premises Diagram local jurisdiction’s requirements evidence of rehabilitation Criminal History written procedures for inventory control online licensing system Premises Information Microbusiness Edibles– Products Bond in the amount of $5,000 operating premises distributors workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing retailers Local Issuing Authority California Public Records Act waste management laws contaminants Live Scans for each owner topicals security and cannabis waste disposal carbohydrates and fat per serving activity for a period of 120 days Track and Trace CDPH-issued universal symbol hang tag or a peel-back label M-license licensed cannabis manufacturers public health and safety Licensee Information premises diagram investment into a commercial cannabis business three state cannabis-licensing authorities compliance with regulations adult-use commercial cannabis activity testing lab property for the commercial cannabis activity Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control disposal California Department of Public Health (CDPH) commercial cannabis manufacturing in California chain of custody licensed cannabis cultivators diagram of the business’s layout Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Local Jurisdictions 100 mg of THC per package security The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) opaque exit package Extractions using CO2 emergency regulations basic nutritional information CO2 and ethanol extractions exit packaging Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) secondary packaging Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles license review process concentrate CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing transportation Proposed Section 40133 final form Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act A-license and an M-license 2019 fines testing of cannabis goods alcoholic beverages regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California track and trace system THC levels ownership premises is not within a Government Local Authorization Attachment shared-use manufacturing facilities A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch pre-made or purchased access to the area(s) compliance with local jurisdiction Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Mycotoxins Testing Heavy Metals Testing infusion secured area packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls government warning statement label Physical address Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) nonlaboratory quality control stickers Seller’s permit number protocol scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises cannabis training Operating Procedures capsules health claims temporary license meat and seafood, and other products packaging Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis disposal and destruction methods finished product certified by a California-licensed engineer 2019 revisions conditional license packaging and labeling requirements product guidelines medicinal and adult-use or both markets shipping manifest Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing M-licensees valid waiver Financial Interest dried flower transport cannabis goods to retailer shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Mechanical inhalable cannabis state cannabis licensing testing laboratories persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business consumption of alcohol or tobacco good manufacturing practices operating procedures Cannabis Manufacturing period of 120 days identity of the product local jurisdiction authorization A-license no infusion of alcohol licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories loan provided to a commercial cannabis business ingredient list 2019 recent news mandated warning statements cannabis waste sanitary and hazard-free environment Terpenoids Testing Local Authorization immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing disclosure of all criminal convictions Temporary Cannabis Event hydrocarbon-based solvents exception for testing laboratories limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package destruction of cannabis goods transportation and security evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises some nutritional facts local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations labels not be attractive Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) 2019 resolutions 2019 regulations financial interest holder ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licensed cannabis distributors Butane/Hexane/Propane Licensees A-licensees recordkeeping separate applications Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Completed Temporary License Application Form Application Checklist the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Foreign Material Testing loop system volatile solvent convicted of a substantially related crime testing methods manufacturing practices 2019 laws surety bond secondary package commercial kitchens Percentage of ownership Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis cartoons commercial cannabis manufacturing edible products Transport vehicles alarm system Personnel Requirements at least 20% ownership interest medicinal and adult-use markets primary panel requirements amount of sodium payable to the state of California cannabis adult-use products Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Moisture Content Testing Cultivation less than 10,000 amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package medicinal commercial cannabis activity Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) MCSB re-sealable tobacco products local jurisdiction licensing cannabis retailers 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market 2019 important information Retailer (Type 10) inventory procedures for inventory control motor carrier permit licensed premises manufacturers who package for other producers manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) sampling standards CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL transporting cannabis goods Cannabinoids Testing licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers cannabis industries Form # CDPH-9041 requiring refrigeration Type S share facility space licensing cannabis microbusinesses Owner Business Information edibles packaging opaque medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together MCSB’s temporary license application ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation quality control list of artificial food colorings required limits 600 foot radius of a school shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company managing member child-resistant outer package sales of cannabis goods persons 21 years of age or older health impacts of cannabis MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity transportation of cannabis goods Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Temporary License Application licensing cannabis distributors Labor peace agreement 2019 proposed changes unique ID/batch number must enter certain events licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Temporary event up to 4 days commercial cannabis manufacturers Business Organizational Distributor transport amount of THC content cannabis sales and/or consumption entry into the legal, regulated market laboratory quality assurance Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division The California Department of Public Health's annual license application cultivation Transition Period comply with all packaging and labeling requirements informational panel manufacturing cannabis products tinctures aggregate interest of 20% or more potentially-hazardous foods Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Proposition 65 Manufacturing (non-volatile) supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products regulatory framework public Licensee Lookup Tool licensed physical location (premises) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) manufacturer's name Bond and Insurance Information cannabis cultivation licensing Food-grade Butter/Oil 2019 compliance purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Distributor Transport Only commercial cannabis products packaging and labeling storage of cannabis goods Financial information 600-foot radius of a school remove THC/CBD 2019 problems equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Fingerprints limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Retailer (nonstorefront) supply chain cannabis market Industrial Hemp Advisory Board at least 99% purity supplemental label manufacture cannabis products cannabis event organizer license BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL licensing scheme Ethanol Vehicle Requirements allergen information manufacturing activities CDTFA seller’s permit small product packaging 120 days waste disposal CDPH-9041 cannabis plants periods of 90 days extensions conducting quality assurance review 2019 updates Premises diagram product formulation designated structure Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Individual Owner Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) three cannabis licensing authorities delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods commercial cannabis activity onsite consumption of cannabis goods definition of owner no added caffeine Arranging for laboratory testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch an officer or director of a cannabis business inventory and quality control highly-concentrated oils or waxes Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 paper inserted into the packaging product as a candy prohibited cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) vape cartridges manufacturing sanitary workplaces manned motor vehicle tamper-evident The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) and more.

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


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