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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding A-licensees small product packaging A-license and an M-license remove THC/CBD Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates cultivation commercial cannabis products cannabis sales and/or consumption MCSB capsules medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Business Organizational emergency regulations Labor peace agreement separate applications at least 20% ownership interest Form # CDPH-9041 Local Jurisdictions onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods track and trace system waste disposal California Department of Public Health Transition Period shared-use manufacturing facilities packaging and labeling alcoholic beverages hang tag or a peel-back label Temporary License Application Information health impacts of cannabis member manager Temporary Cannabis Event structure and formation documents basic nutritional information amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 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medicinal and adult-use markets CDPH-9041 labeling 2021 updates manufacturer's name re-sealable three cannabis licensing authorities commercial cannabis manufacturers licensing scheme 600 foot radius of a school Local Authorization Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division dried flower ingredient list limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package activity for a period of 120 days ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licensed cannabis distributors medicinal commercial cannabis activity manufacturing property for the commercial cannabis activity regulatory framework 2021 important information immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery compliance with local jurisdiction definition of owner 2021 resolutions some nutritional facts designated structure requiring refrigeration comply with all packaging and labeling requirements amount of sodium Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis 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insect, or fruit MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH compliance with regulations edible products cannabis plants infusion Edibles– Products Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products product as a candy prohibited manufacturers who package for other producers Local Authorization Attachment product formulation manufacturing activities shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business access to the area(s) at least 99% purity finished product loop system security 2021 regulations 2021 laws must enter certain events Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods transportation of cannabis goods Licensee Information transporting cannabis goods Transport vehicles alarm system Seller’s permit number annual license application 2021 proposed changes operating procedures transport cannabis goods to retailer licensing and regulating 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In addition, Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Small Outdoor Indoor cultivation Batch Adulterated Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents M-license Distribution Dried flower Immature plant gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Product Identity Premises Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) DPH-17-010E Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 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) Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) MCSB 90-day extension periods Allergen Applicant Specialty Cottage Outdoor adulteration THC Manufacturer licensee Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Lot Medium Indoor Verification Flowering Mixed-light Tier 1 Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Ingredient cannabis concentrates Theoretical yield Canopy Track and trace system Nursery Extraction Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Track-and-trace systems Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Raw material Outdoor cultivation Bureau Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Small Indoor Licensee Unique identifier alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type 12 (Microbusiness) CBD Serving Preventive controls Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Processor Specialty Outdoor infused pre-rolls Microorganisms package flower or pre-rolls Allergen cross-contact Process Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Topical cannabis product Commercial cannabis activity Wet weight Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) CBD from industrial hemp Medium Outdoor Primary panel Actual yield Type P Packaging & Labeling Only cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Specialty Cottage Indoor Processing aid Validation Component Cultivation Request for Live Scan Environmental pathogen Labeling track and trace system Department Mixed-light cultivation Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Sanitize Finished product Type 10 (Retailer) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) infused butters and oils as concentrates Harvest Batch Cultivation site Quality control personnel Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Manufacture Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Mature plant products similar to traditional food products prohibited Volatile solvent UID Hazard Contact surface Edible cannabis product Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type P – for packaging and labeling only list of cannabis manufacturers Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Infusion Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Quality control operation Watts per square foot Adequate Monitor Personnel Cannabis product Proposition 65 warning statement THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Qualified individual Holding Pest Nonmanufactured cannabis product Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 11 (Distributor) Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Kief Type N – for infusions Pre-roll Processing Informational panel Specialty Indoor Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Limited-access area Package Mixed-light Tier 2 In-process material Quarantine Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Adult-use Market Quality Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Pathogen Universal symbol Net weight Nonvolatile solvent and more.


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