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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding THC levels online licensing system payable to the state of California Identifying information product guidelines small product packaging entry into the legal, regulated market motor carrier permit Retailer (nonstorefront) Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 manufacturing amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2019 new laws tobacco products disposal and destruction methods Track and Trace requiring refrigeration California Department of Public Health (CDPH) A-license contaminants commercial cannabis products Operating Procedures list of artificial food colorings conditional license licensed premises packaging and labeling requirements consumption of alcohol or tobacco Mechanical Licensee Information highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin packaging Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) track and trace 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cannabis waste disposal cannabis market Proposed Section 40133 Premises Diagram sampling standards Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) good manufacturing practices paper inserted into the packaging child-resistant packaging Food-grade Butter/Oil microbusinesses basic nutritional information quality control opaque exit package Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing transportation of cannabis goods local jurisdiction exit packaging inventory and quality control periods of 90 days extensions licensing cannabis retailers Seller’s permit number activity for a period of 120 days Form # CDPH-9041 Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Individual Owner annual license application public health and safety sugar MCSB’s temporary license application testing lab premises diagram Personnel Requirements operating procedures child-resistant outer package ingredient list capsules CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity sanitary workplaces unique ID/batch number equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 final form Extractions using CO2 ownership premises is not within a Government infusion extracts cannabis training sales of cannabis goods Proposition 65 re-sealable scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products local jurisdiction authorization Distributor Transport Only 600-foot radius of a school carbohydrates and fat per serving Cultivation less than 10,000 Premises Information Retailer (Type 10) financial interest holder remove THC/CBD Edibles– Products commercial kitchens licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers certified by a California-licensed engineer testing of cannabis goods secured area Local Authorization definition of owner concentrate manufacture cannabis products transporting cannabis goods Owner manufacturing cannabis products supply chain secondary package persons 21 years of age or older no added caffeine Bond in the amount of $5,000 government warning statement label California Public Records Act ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act onsite consumption of cannabis goods CDPH-issued universal symbol Physical address tinctures compliance with regulations Live Scans for each owner three cannabis licensing authorities Criminal History Type S share facility space limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Cannabis Manufacturing hydrocarbon-based solvents operating premises stickers cannabis cultivation licensing medicinal and adult-use or both markets CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Moisture Content Testing shipping manifest medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Temporary License Application Licensees licensing scheme Temporary License Application Information 120 days The California Department of 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activity aggregate interest of 20% or more cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) security must enter certain events cannabis cartoons local jurisdiction’s requirements testing laboratories ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS pre-made or purchased 100 mg of THC per package shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit identity of the product extraction designated structure public Licensee Lookup Tool Bond and Insurance Information LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS inventory onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods CDPH-9041 amount of sodium Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division 2019 laws Percentage of ownership 2019 revisions 2019 important information no infusion of alcohol topicals Terpenoids Testing edibles packaging opaque supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Butane/Hexane/Propane alcoholic beverages Fingerprints Temporary Cannabis Event shared-use manufacturing facilities mandated warning statements regulatory framework BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL cannabis adult-use products 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Distributor transport loop system Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2019 regulations packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls secondary packaging volatile solvent protocol sanitary and hazard-free environment medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing licensed physical location (premises) highly-concentrated oils or waxes recordkeeping temporary license managing member Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Manufacturing (non-volatile) licensed cannabis manufacturers Cannabinoids Testing Temporary event up to 4 days A-license and an M-license Vehicle Requirements health claims convicted of a substantially related crime regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis licensed cannabis cultivators disposal access to the area(s) Transition Period no infusion 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In addition, Lot Nonmanufactured cannabis product Nursery Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Quality control operation Specialty Outdoor Specialty Cottage Indoor Bureau Outdoor cultivation Environmental pathogen Small Outdoor gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Raw material Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Manufacturer licensee Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Universal symbol Distribution Verification Process Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Sanitize Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Adulterated Volatile solvent Specialty Cottage Outdoor alternate use of a manufacturing premises Actual yield Personnel Medium Outdoor Specialty Indoor Microorganisms Medium Indoor adulteration Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Indoor cultivation THC Type 10 (Retailer) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Product Identity Nonvolatile solvent Batch Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Extraction Cultivation site M-license In-process material Manufacture Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Mixed-light Tier 1 Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Immature plant Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Adult-use Market Adequate Harvest Batch Department Theoretical yield Licensee Contact surface package flower or pre-rolls THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Track and trace system Monitor Mixed-light cultivation Net weight 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) Track-and-trace systems Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Component Finished product Labeling UID Limited-access area Processing infused pre-rolls Primary panel Watts per square foot Premises Edible cannabis product Infusion Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) cannabis concentrates Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Processor Request for Live Scan Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Quality Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Cannabis product Type 12 (Microbusiness) track and trace system Pathogen Validation list of cannabis manufacturers Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) DPH-17-010E Pest Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Type 11 (Distributor) Allergen Informational panel Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Processing aid Flowering Qualified individual Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Allergen cross-contact Quality control personnel Canopy Serving CBD Small Indoor Package Pre-roll Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Ingredient Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Unique identifier Proposition 65 warning statement Mixed-light Tier 2 Preventive controls Holding Type N – for infusions Dried flower infused butters and oils as concentrates Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Mature plant Wet weight Cultivation Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Applicant Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) CBD from industrial hemp Kief Commercial cannabis activity Hazard Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Quarantine Topical cannabis product MCSB 90-day extension periods and more.


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