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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding secondary packaging periods of 90 days extensions commercial cannabis manufacturing activity shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company cultivation activity for a period of 120 days 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market at least 20% ownership interest no added caffeine CDPH-9041 nonlaboratory quality control local jurisdiction authorization licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers 2020 important information testing lab primary panel requirements medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Bond in the amount of $5,000 onsite consumption of cannabis goods hang tag or a peel-back label recordkeeping protocol aggregate interest of 20% or more exception for testing laboratories Microbusiness cannabis cultivation licensing Vehicle Requirements at least 99% purity allergen information chain of custody mandated warning statements Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods storage of cannabis goods cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale license review process Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) re-sealable Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) final form Percentage of ownership cannabis training manufacturing practices the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Arranging for laboratory testing remove THC/CBD disposal supplemental label 2020 problems Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division amount of THC content child-resistant outer package investment into a commercial cannabis business commercial cannabis manufacturers Premises Diagram Operating Procedures Licensee Lookup Tool Distributor transport Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates written procedures for inventory control Heavy Metals Testing sugar regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California licensing cannabis distributors 2020 resolutions The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) manned motor vehicle Terpenoids Testing workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control sanitary and hazard-free environment period of 120 days equity interest in a commercial cannabis business secured area commercial cannabis activity cannabis sales and/or consumption Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Fingerprints alcoholic beverages 2020 regulations Bond and Insurance Information infusion diagram of the business’s layout Local Authorization sales of cannabis goods shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Identifying information identity of the product retailers carbohydrates and fat per serving A-licensees THC levels Individual Owner 2020 new laws cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) some nutritional facts The California Department of Public Health's three cannabis licensing authorities unique ID/batch number Transport vehicles alarm system Premises diagram Moisture Content Testing The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Distributor Transport Only Licensee Information requiring refrigeration Retailer (Type 10) Business Organizational Labor peace agreement destruction of cannabis goods BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Form # CDPH-9041 laboratory quality assurance adult-use commercial cannabis activity surety bond tinctures M-licensees Carbon Dioxide (CO2) minimum standards for extraction processes quality control sanitary workplaces no infusion of alcohol local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Physical address waste management laws cannabis cartoons Mechanical MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH contaminant free persons 21 years of age or older 2020 proposed changes manufacturers who package for other producers inventory CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing 600 foot radius of a school 2020 laws M-license Cultivation less than 10,000 basic nutritional information structure and formation documents labels not be attractive paper inserted into the packaging Local Issuing Authority California Department of Public Health shipping manifest cannabis industries extraction California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) transport cannabis goods to retailer conducting quality assurance review MCSB’s temporary license application operating procedures entry into the legal, regulated market supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products manufacture cannabis products cannabis market Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act CDPH-issued universal symbol Retailer (nonstorefront) Financial Interest dried flower Manufacturing (non-volatile) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) public health and safety pre-made or purchased Live Scans for each owner Licensees packaging and labeling ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Cannabis Manufacturing licensing scheme Edibles– Products concentrate 2020 revisions regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis medicinal commercial cannabis activity Industrial Hemp Advisory Board certified by a California-licensed engineer Criminal History Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles 600-foot radius of a school medicinal and adult-use or both markets Business Information packaging and labeling requirements operating premises Premises Information licensing cannabis microbusinesses California Public Records Act Temporary License Application topicals scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises three state cannabis-licensing authorities Cannabinoids Testing 100 mg of THC per package 120 days 2020 issues licensed premises commercial cannabis products finished product vape cartridges secondary package transporting cannabis goods immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery an officer or director of a cannabis business local jurisdiction definition of owner 2020 compliance commercial cannabis manufacturing in California must enter certain events Foreign Material Testing comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Butane/Hexane/Propane local jurisdiction’s requirements ownership premises is not within a Government Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch edible products designated structure medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Track and Trace opaque exit package capsules Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) list of artificial food colorings licensing cannabis retailers stickers Transition Period waste disposal amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package packaging licensed cannabis manufacturers required limits annual license application Seller’s permit number payable to the state of California public Licensee Lookup Tool regulatory framework product as a candy prohibited testing methods limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Water/Food-grade Dry Ice edibles packaging opaque loan provided to a commercial cannabis business no infusion of nicotine conditional license contaminants licensed cannabis distributors testing of cannabis goods Type S share facility space loop system government warning statement label Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing member manager manufacturing activities A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity consumption of alcohol or tobacco 2020 fines persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business tamper-evident CO2 and ethanol extractions 2020 updates Ethanol inventory and quality control Category I Residual Pesticides Testing sampling standards track and trace system testing laboratories online licensing system property for the commercial cannabis activity microbusinesses A-license Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) transportation and security health claims MCSB informational panel security Proposed Section 40133 temporary license ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation labeling supply chain manufacturing cannabis waste exit packaging Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products inhalable cannabis valid waiver shared-use manufacturing facilities delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods emergency regulations commercial cannabis manufacturing Local Jurisdictions licensed physical location (premises) ingredient list motor carrier permit Mycotoxins Testing Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing transportation financial interest holder 2020 recent news cannabis event organizer license security and cannabis waste disposal transportation of cannabis goods convicted of a substantially related crime packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls hydrocarbon-based solvents Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 child-resistant packaging procedures for inventory control evidence of rehabilitation highly-concentrated oils or waxes Temporary event up to 4 days licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises amount of sodium extracts good manufacturing practices distributors Food-grade Butter/Oil separate applications volatile solvent medicinal and adult-use markets compliance with local jurisdiction product guidelines managing member compliance with regulations Extractions using CO2 licensed cannabis cultivators Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) potentially-hazardous foods disposal and destruction methods access to the area(s) commercial kitchens Financial information Local Authorization Attachment meat and seafood, and other products Completed Temporary License Application Form premises diagram manufacturing cannabis products purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Application Checklist Temporary License Application Information Temporary Cannabis Event tobacco products cannabis adult-use products health impacts of cannabis Personnel Requirements manufacturer's name product formulation disclosure of all criminal convictions A-license and an M-license cannabis plants small product packaging Proposition 65 Category II Residual Pesticides Testing highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL CDTFA seller’s permit Owner state cannabis licensing and more.

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


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