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

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


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