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medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity supplemental label Edibles– Products child-resistant packaging transportation of cannabis goods packaging and labeling 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Percentage of ownership M-license CDPH-9041 edible products Ethanol period of 120 days annual license application 120 days persons 21 years of age or older primary panel requirements evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises product as a candy prohibited extracts packaging written procedures for inventory control local jurisdiction authorization Premises Information exception for testing laboratories California Department of Public Health (CDPH) extraction premises diagram cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) sales of cannabis goods Cannabinoids Testing Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) 2021 proposed changes hang tag or a peel-back label testing lab inhalable cannabis transportation sanitary workplaces Retailer 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In addition, Pest Preventive controls Primary panel Cannabis product Specialty Indoor adulteration products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Component Mixed-light cultivation Limited-access area infused pre-rolls Finished product DPH-17-010E Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) MCSB 90-day extension periods Harvest Batch Quality control personnel Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Nursery Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Applicant Commercial cannabis activity Personnel Extraction Nonmanufactured cannabis product track and trace system Process Bureau Manufacturer licensee Distribution M-license Allergen cross-contact Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Monitor Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Quality control operation Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type P – for packaging and labeling only Infusion Theoretical yield Processor Cultivation site Type 11 (Distributor) Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) package flower or pre-rolls Medium Outdoor Net weight Request for Live Scan Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Track and trace system Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 10 (Retailer) Wet weight Batch Flowering CBD from industrial hemp Qualified individual Nonvolatile solvent THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Informational panel Small Outdoor Universal symbol Package Pathogen Contact surface Department cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Topical cannabis product Mature plant Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) UID Validation Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Canopy list of cannabis manufacturers alternate use of a manufacturing premises Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 THC Pre-roll Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Manufacture Proposition 65 warning statement Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Edible cannabis product Mixed-light Tier 1 Volatile solvent cannabis concentrates Adult-use Market Holding Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Specialty Outdoor Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Raw material Small Indoor Medium Indoor Lot In-process material Specialty Cottage Outdoor Environmental pathogen Serving Outdoor cultivation Mixed-light Tier 2 Dried flower Licensee Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Sanitize Kief Watts per square foot gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Hazard Product Identity Cultivation Quarantine 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 Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Track-and-trace systems Labeling Type N – for infusions Processing aid Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Unique identifier Specialty Cottage Indoor Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 infused butters and oils as concentrates Adulterated Quality Type 12 (Microbusiness) Premises Indoor cultivation Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Allergen Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Immature plant Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Adequate Microorganisms Verification Actual yield Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) CBD Ingredient and more.


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