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

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


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