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

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


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