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

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


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