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

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


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