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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding small product packaging Carbon Dioxide (CO2) financial interest holder regulatory framework aggregate interest of 20% or more cannabis waste manufacturing practices product as a candy prohibited Extractions using CO2 three cannabis licensing authorities hang tag or a peel-back label commercial cannabis manufacturing in California convicted of a substantially related crime waste disposal Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) testing methods track and trace system regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products inventory and quality control compliance with regulations comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Operating Procedures Industrial Hemp Advisory Board unique ID/batch number volatile solvent testing laboratories licensing cannabis distributors Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) temporary license contaminants medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing opaque exit package The California Department of Public Health's Completed Temporary License Application Form local jurisdiction alcoholic beverages The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) shipping manifest written procedures for inventory control Ethanol Edibles– Products Seller’s permit number Mycotoxins Testing Temporary Cannabis Event state cannabis licensing microbusinesses license review process loop system list of artificial food colorings delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods topicals exception for testing laboratories extraction primary panel requirements onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California commercial cannabis manufacturing activity child-resistant outer package Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing final form health impacts of cannabis Form # CDPH-9041 vape cartridges cannabis sales and/or consumption infusion edible products Transport vehicles alarm system CO2 and ethanol extractions highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin sugar required limits recordkeeping secondary packaging disposal and destruction methods medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises property for the commercial cannabis activity 2021 important information motor carrier permit Butane/Hexane/Propane licensed cannabis cultivators Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 contaminant free Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Type S share facility space an officer or director of a cannabis business A-licensees disclosure of all criminal convictions amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package sanitary and hazard-free environment emergency regulations Individual Owner cannabis market cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) packaging and labeling requirements Physical address Identifying information workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Microbusiness Cannabinoids Testing A-license and an M-license Vehicle Requirements Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Licensees CDTFA seller’s permit 120 days A-license Track and Trace Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles product guidelines Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing supplemental label highly-concentrated oils or waxes transport cannabis goods to retailer access to the area(s) Premises Diagram shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company conducting quality assurance review Terpenoids Testing 2021 regulations Licensee Information persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business quality control Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Bond and Insurance Information hydrocarbon-based solvents Distributor transport carbohydrates and fat per serving public Licensee Lookup Tool Heavy Metals Testing Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Labor peace agreement the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) no infusion of nicotine manufacturing activities Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) amount of sodium Arranging for laboratory testing CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing investment into a commercial cannabis business Manufacturing (non-volatile) medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity operating procedures Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Premises Information persons 21 years of age or older licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Financial Interest shared-use manufacturing facilities designated structure Fingerprints 600-foot radius of a school 600 foot radius of a school CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL three state cannabis-licensing authorities CDPH-issued universal symbol local jurisdiction’s requirements Personnel Requirements Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch commercial cannabis manufacturing inventory 2021 issues transportation of cannabis goods cannabis event organizer license re-sealable premises diagram Temporary event up to 4 days payable to the state of California Local Issuing Authority edibles packaging opaque manufacture cannabis products product formulation 2021 recent news separate applications finished product Foreign Material Testing periods of 90 days extensions limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving concentrate entry into the legal, regulated market Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit 2021 proposed changes medicinal commercial cannabis activity transportation and security extracts surety bond MCSB exit packaging local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations commercial cannabis manufacturers tinctures Owner local jurisdiction authorization Distributor Transport Only secondary package sales of cannabis goods evidence of rehabilitation Cultivation less than 10,000 2021 resolutions manufacturing manufacturing cannabis products California Public Records Act licensed cannabis distributors Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control sampling standards some nutritional facts 2021 compliance valid waiver child-resistant packaging cultivation 100 mg of THC per package ownership premises is not within a Government M-license security licensing scheme immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery potentially-hazardous foods Cannabis Manufacturing Bond in the amount of $5,000 paper inserted into the packaging laboratory quality assurance limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package destruction of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use or both markets chain of custody transportation commercial cannabis products Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Premises diagram basic nutritional information Percentage of ownership licensed cannabis manufacturers MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH cannabis cultivation licensing certified by a California-licensed engineer nonlaboratory quality control cannabis adult-use products California Department of Public Health M-licensees MCSB’s temporary license application no infusion of alcohol Financial information disposal 2021 laws supply chain California Department of Public Health (CDPH) adult-use commercial cannabis activity Business Organizational Live Scans for each owner 2021 problems procedures for inventory control cannabis cartoons minimum standards for extraction processes manufacturers who package for other producers loan provided to a commercial cannabis business packaging conditional license Retailer (Type 10) Proposition 65 amount of THC content at least 20% ownership interest commercial kitchens Temporary License Application Information mandated warning statements structure and formation documents storage of cannabis goods Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch onsite consumption of cannabis goods secured area manufacturer's name Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises licensing cannabis retailers Licensee Lookup Tool Local Authorization 2021 new laws Food-grade Butter/Oil 2021 fines 2021 updates Criminal History licensed physical location (premises) manned motor vehicle cannabis plants Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) transporting cannabis goods tamper-evident cannabis industries purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands stickers diagram of the business’s layout consumption of alcohol or tobacco Application Checklist annual license application Mechanical capsules packaging and labeling commercial cannabis activity manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) testing of cannabis goods distributors Retailer (nonstorefront) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Temporary License Application Moisture Content Testing Local Jurisdictions CDPH-9041 retailers meat and seafood, and other products public health and safety remove THC/CBD labeling protocol pre-made or purchased ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS period of 120 days evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises requiring refrigeration testing lab packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act medicinal and adult-use markets Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 licensed premises compliance with local jurisdiction licensing cannabis microbusinesses Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division good manufacturing practices health claims informational panel must enter certain events Proposed Section 40133 member manager cannabis training 2021 revisions security and cannabis waste disposal sanitary workplaces government warning statement label identity of the product activity for a period of 120 days allergen information labels not be attractive no added caffeine online licensing system at least 99% purity Business Information Transition Period equity interest in a commercial cannabis business A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity definition of owner The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) tobacco products ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Local Authorization Attachment Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) dried flower ingredient list BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market waste management laws operating premises managing member THC levels inhalable cannabis licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers and more.

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


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