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

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


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