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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 tinctures small product packaging 600-foot radius of a school Local Authorization unique ID/batch number license review process MCSB’s temporary license application re-sealable Carbon Dioxide (CO2) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises 2020 recent news Butane/Hexane/Propane contaminants sanitary workplaces access to the area(s) Completed Temporary License Application Form definition of owner track and trace system sales of cannabis goods persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business chain of custody local jurisdiction authorization must enter certain events Local Issuing Authority waste disposal medicinal commercial cannabis activity ingredient list operating procedures Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products identity of the product recordkeeping immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery A-license and an M-license medicinal and adult-use markets required limits Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing medicinal and adult-use or both markets public Licensee Lookup Tool mandated warning statements security concentrate cultivation regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis supplemental label opaque exit package transportation of cannabis goods cannabis adult-use products limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package at least 20% ownership interest Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) licensing cannabis distributors licensed physical location (premises) regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Transport vehicles alarm system Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Category II Residual Pesticides Testing child-resistant packaging commercial cannabis manufacturers alcoholic beverages pre-made or purchased Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods three cannabis licensing authorities evidence of rehabilitation M-licensees Manufacturing (non-volatile) an officer or director of a cannabis business 2020 proposed changes public health and safety Food-grade Butter/Oil 2020 fines LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing sanitary and hazard-free environment Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing testing methods MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH 2020 resolutions extracts cannabis sales and/or consumption Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) 2020 regulations annual license application Bond in the amount of $5,000 MCSB commercial cannabis manufacturing activity convicted of a substantially related crime Distributor Transport Only licensing cannabis retailers Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act quality control shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company cannabis waste adult-use commercial cannabis activity ownership premises is not within a Government disclosure of all criminal convictions Cultivation less than 10,000 infusion primary panel requirements microbusinesses 2020 compliance Business Organizational Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Owner Retailer (Type 10) Retailer (nonstorefront) valid waiver structure and formation documents 2020 updates amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package cannabis event organizer license product as a candy prohibited Form # CDPH-9041 amount of sodium Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) no infusion of nicotine limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) licensed cannabis cultivators Cannabis Manufacturing state cannabis licensing shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit testing laboratories Ethanol The California Department of Public Health's labels not be attractive health claims exit packaging Application Checklist Extractions using CO2 separate applications CDPH-9041 premises diagram ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch allergen information Mycotoxins Testing Distributor transport dried flower loop system Licensee Information Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) activity for a period of 120 days supply chain loan provided to a commercial cannabis business manufacturing cannabis products commercial cannabis manufacturing in California inventory and quality control 2020 issues health impacts of cannabis distributors onsite consumption of cannabis goods security and cannabis waste disposal secondary packaging shipping manifest Proposed Section 40133 stickers transportation and security Licensee Lookup Tool product guidelines commercial cannabis products conditional license medicinal and adult-use cannabis 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In addition, Process 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) Pathogen Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Applicant Medium Outdoor Preventive controls Watts per square foot Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Mixed-light Tier 2 Lot Licensee Mixed-light cultivation Batch M-license Cultivation Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Processing aid Adulterated Nonvolatile solvent Mixed-light Tier 1 Wet weight Monitor list of cannabis manufacturers Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Premises Type 10 (Retailer) Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Pest Topical cannabis product Cultivation site Department Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Allergen Infusion Immature plant CBD Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) DPH-17-010E Kief Manufacturer licensee Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Ingredient Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Small Outdoor Small Indoor Adequate Type 11 (Distributor) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Primary panel Adult-use Market Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Universal symbol Contact surface Package Indoor cultivation alternate use of a manufacturing premises infused pre-rolls infused butters and oils as concentrates Outdoor cultivation Unique identifier UID cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Proposition 65 warning statement Finished product Edible cannabis product Microorganisms Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock MCSB 90-day extension periods Harvest Batch Nonmanufactured cannabis product package flower or pre-rolls Product Identity Commercial cannabis activity cannabis concentrates Request for Live Scan Specialty Cottage Indoor Medium Indoor In-process material Raw material Volatile solvent Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Nursery Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Quarantine Specialty Cottage Outdoor Type 12 (Microbusiness) Distribution Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents adulteration Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Verification Holding Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Theoretical yield Bureau Processor gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Canopy Dried flower Specialty Outdoor Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Hazard Quality control operation Track-and-trace systems Environmental pathogen Validation Quality control personnel Personnel track and trace system Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Specialty Indoor Pre-roll products similar to traditional food products prohibited Mature plant Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Manufacture Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Serving Cannabis product Track and trace system Qualified individual Actual yield Limited-access area Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods THC Extraction Type N – for infusions Processing THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Sanitize Quality Flowering Allergen cross-contact Component Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Informational panel Net weight CBD from industrial hemp Labeling and more.


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