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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding 2020 compliance Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles designated structure definition of owner re-sealable shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company period of 120 days labels not be attractive Bond in the amount of $5,000 Temporary event up to 4 days workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Foreign Material Testing no infusion of nicotine 2020 resolutions amount of sodium protocol Water/Food-grade Dry Ice microbusinesses testing laboratories infusion Seller’s permit number hydrocarbon-based solvents chain of custody extracts licensed physical location (premises) Fingerprints property for the commercial cannabis activity evidence of rehabilitation Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products 2020 regulations CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Cultivation less than 10,000 Live Scans for each owner Terpenoids Testing medicinal and adult-use or both markets distributors Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch child-resistant outer package Carbon Dioxide (CO2) conditional license Food-grade Butter/Oil retailers packaging and labeling requirements mandated warning statements purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands product as a candy prohibited Business Organizational 100 mg of THC per package Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) laboratory quality assurance MCSB CDPH-9041 cannabis waste waste management laws 2020 problems Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation licensed cannabis cultivators Premises Information identity of the product good manufacturing practices CO2 and ethanol extractions licensing cannabis distributors cannabis cultivation licensing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) periods of 90 days extensions manufacture cannabis products required limits online licensing system Retailer (Type 10) allergen information emergency regulations Distributor Transport Only temporary license edible products sanitary workplaces no infusion of alcohol medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity structure and formation documents health claims Local Issuing Authority cannabis market topicals security and cannabis waste disposal testing lab equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Form # CDPH-9041 alcoholic beverages manufacturing practices local jurisdiction final form product formulation A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Local Authorization Mechanical capsules quality control recordkeeping premises diagram small product packaging storage of cannabis goods sales of cannabis goods Temporary License Application convicted of a substantially related crime immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery MCSB’s temporary license application cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) requiring refrigeration operating procedures licensing cannabis microbusinesses onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises comply with all packaging and labeling requirements transporting cannabis goods edibles packaging opaque 2020 new laws list of artificial food colorings tobacco products cannabis plants waste disposal procedures for inventory control unique ID/batch number medicinal and adult-use markets financial interest holder Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Proposition 65 amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package commercial cannabis manufacturing Licensee Lookup Tool Category II Residual Pesticides Testing 2020 issues local jurisdiction authorization separate applications member manager medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together licensed premises carbohydrates and fat per serving Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Licensee Information Financial information cannabis event organizer license packaging and labeling A-license and an M-license 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market packaging certified by a California-licensed engineer access to the area(s) an officer or director of a cannabis business shipping manifest destruction of cannabis goods hang tag or a peel-back label three state cannabis-licensing authorities Premises Diagram pre-made or purchased Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Ethanol 2020 laws THC levels valid waiver CDTFA seller’s permit Manufacturing (non-volatile) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 operating premises disposal ingredient list compliance with local jurisdiction Proposed Section 40133 The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) inventory and quality control transportation Individual Owner no added caffeine shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit California Department of Public Health public Licensee Lookup Tool labeling Application Checklist cannabis cartoons 2020 proposed changes Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Local Authorization Attachment testing methods motor carrier permit persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Type S share facility space Criminal History transportation and security licensing scheme public health and safety Premises diagram California Public Records Act cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale managing member aggregate interest of 20% or more minimum standards for extraction processes three cannabis licensing authorities local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations tamper-evident contaminant free license review process manned motor vehicle sugar exception for testing laboratories Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) 2020 fines commercial cannabis manufacturers Temporary License Application Information Cannabis Manufacturing opaque exit package Edibles– Products some nutritional facts government warning statement label supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS extraction conducting quality assurance review Transport vehicles alarm system onsite consumption of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) manufacturers who package for other producers A-licensees cultivation manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises security Arranging for laboratory testing sanitary and hazard-free environment inventory secondary package at least 20% ownership interest 2020 important information 600-foot radius of a school Local Jurisdictions shared-use manufacturing facilities disposal and destruction methods state cannabis licensing informational panel CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Completed Temporary License Application Form stickers licensing cannabis retailers 2020 recent news activity for a period of 120 days paper inserted into the packaging concentrate California Department of Public Health (CDPH) finished product exit packaging supply chain written procedures for inventory control commercial cannabis manufacturing in California licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving tinctures Physical address Financial Interest must enter certain events cannabis sales and/or consumption Category I Residual Pesticides Testing transportation of cannabis goods sampling standards Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 commercial cannabis manufacturing activity secured area medicinal commercial cannabis activity loop system regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California manufacturing cannabis products 600 foot radius of a school 2020 updates compliance with regulations annual license application Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) ownership premises is not within a Government testing of cannabis goods basic nutritional information Owner Operating Procedures Vehicle Requirements Percentage of ownership nonlaboratory quality control M-licensees Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Business Information remove THC/CBD highly-concentrated oils or waxes packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Extractions using CO2 health impacts of cannabis Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Identifying information Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act manufacturing activities cannabis training loan provided to a commercial cannabis business track and trace system commercial kitchens diagram of the business’s layout Personnel Requirements MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) persons 21 years of age or older regulatory framework CDPH-issued universal symbol secondary packaging medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing cannabis industries licensed cannabis distributors Bond and Insurance Information Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch transport cannabis goods to retailer amount of THC content Track and Trace 2020 revisions A-license delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods licensed cannabis manufacturers dried flower ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises commercial cannabis activity product guidelines entry into the legal, regulated market regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis child-resistant packaging contaminants Cannabinoids Testing vape cartridges Labor peace agreement meat and seafood, and other products local jurisdiction’s requirements Moisture Content Testing supplemental label highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin disclosure of all criminal convictions Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Retailer (nonstorefront) BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL consumption of alcohol or tobacco The California Department of Public Health's Distributor transport inhalable cannabis surety bond manufacturer's name Microbusiness payable to the state of California Mycotoxins Testing commercial cannabis products The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) 120 days manufacturing primary panel requirements Temporary Cannabis Event adult-use commercial cannabis activity cannabis adult-use products Butane/Hexane/Propane the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package volatile solvent Transition Period at least 99% purity Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods investment into a commercial cannabis business Heavy Metals Testing licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories potentially-hazardous foods Licensees M-license and more.

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


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