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Transport Only California Department of Public Health onsite consumption of cannabis goods The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) product guidelines Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 extracts CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Temporary License Application Temporary Cannabis Event Licensee Lookup Tool Financial information temporary license storage of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Premises Diagram conditional license online licensing system Fingerprints labeling secondary packaging hang tag or a peel-back label Distributor transport 2021 regulations Moisture Content Testing capsules waste disposal Application Checklist microbusinesses licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Heavy Metals Testing primary panel requirements Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) state cannabis licensing public health and safety purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands conducting quality assurance review licensed cannabis cultivators Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) at least 99% purity 2021 fines immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery laboratory quality assurance A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles 600 foot radius of a school child-resistant packaging annual license application manned motor vehicle A-license security topicals certified by a California-licensed engineer unique ID/batch number persons 21 years of age or older infusion 2021 revisions commercial cannabis manufacturing workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California minimum standards for extraction processes cannabis cartoons Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act testing laboratories Temporary License Application Information comply with all 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package Arranging for laboratory testing 2021 resolutions protocol child-resistant outer package 120 days re-sealable ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Butane/Hexane/Propane Mycotoxins Testing extraction 2021 issues Live Scans for each owner cannabis market loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) labels not be attractive informational panel Percentage of ownership transporting cannabis goods limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises sampling standards entry into the legal, regulated market Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing cannabis adult-use products tinctures carbohydrates and fat per serving CDTFA seller’s permit pre-made or purchased licensed cannabis distributors Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Manufacturing (non-volatile) Food-grade 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In addition, Cultivation site Pest Quality Infusion Labeling Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Nonvolatile solvent UID Unique identifier Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Primary panel CBD from industrial hemp Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Volatile solvent infused pre-rolls Pathogen Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) track and trace system Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) list of cannabis manufacturers Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Commercial cannabis activity Ingredient Department Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type P – for packaging and labeling only Request for Live Scan Processing Mature plant Type 12 (Microbusiness) Contact surface M-license infused butters and oils as concentrates cannabis concentrates Adulterated Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Distribution In-process material Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) adulteration Small Outdoor Bureau Medium Indoor Kief Specialty Cottage Indoor Cannabis product Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Serving package flower or pre-rolls Processing aid Allergen Mixed-light Tier 2 Pre-roll Topical cannabis product Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Flowering Verification 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) THC Manufacturer licensee Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Licensee Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 10 (Retailer) Wet weight Specialty Indoor Specialty Outdoor alternate use of a manufacturing premises Edible cannabis product gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Universal symbol Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Process Nursery Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Informational panel Package THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Outdoor cultivation Hazard Type 11 (Distributor) Quality control personnel Environmental pathogen Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Component Monitor Finished product Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Harvest Batch Batch Product Identity Type N – for infusions Mixed-light Tier 1 Cultivation Premises Preventive controls Dried flower Processor Raw material Medium Outdoor Manufacture Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Watts per square foot Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Proposition 65 warning statement Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Canopy Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Personnel Extraction Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Specialty Cottage Outdoor Limited-access area Adequate Quality control operation Nonmanufactured cannabis product Actual yield Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Track-and-trace systems Adult-use Market cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Sanitize Quarantine Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Validation Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Holding Indoor cultivation Microorganisms Allergen cross-contact Qualified individual DPH-17-010E Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Net weight Track and trace system Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Theoretical yield Small Indoor Immature plant Mixed-light cultivation Applicant CBD Lot and more.


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