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packaging opaque labels not be attractive medicinal and adult-use or both markets member manager inhalable cannabis exception for testing laboratories evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises 100 mg of THC per package period of 120 days supplemental label Moisture Content Testing quality control CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL informational panel cannabis market microbusinesses Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) 2020 recent news extracts Financial Interest meat and seafood, and other products Bond in the amount of $5,000 2020 revisions A-license and an M-license highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Premises Diagram Completed Temporary License Application Form California Public Records Act waste management laws onsite consumption of cannabis goods 2020 proposed changes opaque exit package commercial cannabis manufacturers manufacturer's name procedures for inventory control 2020 regulations protocol Temporary event up to 4 days sales of cannabis goods waste disposal Type S share facility space Cannabinoids Testing contaminants licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises edible products Premises diagram tinctures Business Information commercial cannabis products testing of cannabis goods licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity product formulation Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing consumption of alcohol or tobacco ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation amount of THC content regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis testing methods separate applications operating premises requiring refrigeration Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Local Authorization Attachment 600-foot radius of a school nonlaboratory quality control Mechanical vape cartridges THC levels manufacturing activities limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving valid waiver minimum standards for extraction processes Transport vehicles alarm system topicals tamper-evident Seller’s permit number security and cannabis waste disposal access to the area(s) Personnel Requirements transport cannabis goods to retailer Manufacturing (non-volatile) CDPH-issued universal symbol payable to the state of California Ethanol primary panel requirements CDTFA seller’s permit amount of sodium stickers Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Terpenoids Testing operating procedures Premises Information Licensees disclosure of all criminal convictions manufacturing practices Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Water/Food-grade Dry Ice chain of custody workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control shared-use manufacturing facilities licensing cannabis distributors pre-made or purchased entry into the legal, regulated market local jurisdiction authorization cannabis adult-use products cannabis plants medicinal and adult-use markets Local Jurisdictions Incorporating THC/CBD 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In addition, Adequate DPH-17-010E Nursery Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type 12 (Microbusiness) Process Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Theoretical yield Pathogen Type 10 (Retailer) Ingredient infused butters and oils as concentrates Pest THC Mixed-light Tier 1 UID Applicant Watts per square foot Outdoor cultivation products similar to traditional food products prohibited Premises CBD from industrial hemp THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Manufacturer licensee Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Universal symbol Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Allergen cross-contact Mixed-light cultivation infused pre-rolls Bureau Wet weight Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Allergen Licensee cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Processing aid Department Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Batch Medium Outdoor Specialty Indoor Cannabis product track and trace system Sanitize CBD Component Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Request for Live Scan Mixed-light Tier 2 Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Quarantine Processor Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Specialty Outdoor Distribution Dried flower Validation Informational panel Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Topical cannabis product Type P – for packaging and labeling only Personnel Lot Product Identity Finished product Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) list of cannabis manufacturers Proposition 65 warning statement Immature plant Indoor cultivation Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Net weight Small Outdoor Holding Quality control personnel Manufacture Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Nonvolatile solvent gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Specialty Cottage Indoor package flower or pre-rolls Unique identifier Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) adulteration Preventive controls Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Cultivation Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Extraction Raw material Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type P Packaging & Labeling Only In-process material Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Medium Indoor Hazard Quality control operation Specialty Cottage Outdoor Qualified individual Environmental pathogen Monitor Type 11 (Distributor) Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Actual yield Verification Microorganisms Limited-access area Track-and-trace systems Small Indoor Cultivation site 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 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) cannabis concentrates Pre-roll Nonmanufactured cannabis product Track and trace system Type N – for infusions Adult-use Market Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) M-license Mature plant Adulterated Volatile solvent Commercial cannabis activity Serving Flowering Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Canopy Edible cannabis product Harvest Batch Processing Contact surface Quality Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Primary panel Package Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Infusion MCSB 90-day extension periods Labeling Kief Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 and more.


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