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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding allergen information ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation CDPH-issued universal symbol manufacturers who package for other producers compliance with local jurisdiction Local Issuing Authority medicinal and adult-use markets commercial cannabis manufacturing secondary package vape cartridges Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 re-sealable volatile solvent concentrate capsules activity for a period of 120 days THC levels Cannabinoids Testing Percentage of ownership waste disposal pre-made or purchased cannabis sales and/or consumption shared-use manufacturing facilities Criminal History regulatory framework 2022 regulations managing member licensing cannabis microbusinesses manned motor vehicle manufacture cannabis products valid waiver Cannabis Manufacturing limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package licensed premises Extractions using CO2 immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery loop system good manufacturing practices property for the commercial cannabis activity equity interest in a commercial cannabis business sanitary and hazard-free environment investment into a commercial cannabis business amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package minimum standards for extraction processes labeling Application Checklist exception for testing laboratories extraction persons 21 years of age or older scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises commercial cannabis manufacturing in California persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers basic nutritional information Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California commercial cannabis manufacturers Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) edible products cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) commercial cannabis products cannabis training delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods microbusinesses Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Temporary License Application LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS recordkeeping three cannabis licensing authorities cannabis industries health impacts of cannabis health claims onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods structure and formation documents entry into the legal, regulated market ingredient list Form # CDPH-9041 Temporary event up to 4 days Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) 2022 updates local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations transportation limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving conditional license required limits Licensee Lookup Tool shipping manifest testing of cannabis goods manufacturing practices Individual Owner exit packaging Category II Residual Pesticides Testing MCSB’s temporary license application dried flower ownership premises is not within a Government testing laboratories medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing motor carrier permit commercial cannabis manufacturing activity local jurisdiction authorization Personnel Requirements small product packaging child-resistant packaging tobacco products an officer or director of a cannabis business carbohydrates and fat per serving operating premises evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises public Licensee Lookup Tool labels not be attractive extracts definition of owner procedures for inventory control Physical address Food-grade Butter/Oil Distributor transport packaging and labeling alcoholic beverages evidence of rehabilitation inventory Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) testing lab licensed cannabis manufacturers Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products 2022 fines Cultivation less than 10,000 cannabis waste hydrocarbon-based solvents Identifying information quality control Bond in the amount of $5,000 sales of cannabis goods Transport vehicles alarm system no infusion of nicotine Ethanol Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Financial information disclosure of all criminal convictions local jurisdiction at least 99% purity 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Labor peace agreement member manager packaging and labeling requirements Butane/Hexane/Propane licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories manufacturing cannabis products Water/Food-grade Dry Ice cannabis cultivation licensing emergency regulations Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Seller’s permit number cannabis adult-use products Microbusiness transporting cannabis goods M-license destruction of cannabis goods infusion Temporary Cannabis Event aggregate interest of 20% or more medicinal and adult-use or both markets Local Authorization Attachment convicted of a substantially related crime state cannabis licensing California Public Records Act no added caffeine testing methods CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL product formulation medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together product guidelines shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company retailers tamper-evident The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) mandated warning statements Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods primary panel requirements Local Authorization transportation of cannabis goods 600 foot radius of a school potentially-hazardous foods highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin unique ID/batch number MCSB operating procedures medicinal commercial cannabis activity secured area tinctures meat and seafood, and other products sanitary workplaces stickers transportation and security Heavy Metals Testing payable to the state of California Track and Trace 2022 problems storage of cannabis goods Mycotoxins Testing Temporary License Application Information onsite consumption of cannabis goods disposal and destruction methods requiring refrigeration product as a candy prohibited online licensing system periods of 90 days extensions Live Scans for each owner Premises Diagram nonlaboratory quality control informational panel distributors public health and safety supplemental label Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Edibles– Products security and cannabis waste disposal Retailer (Type 10) waste management laws finished product some nutritional facts Industrial Hemp Advisory Board government warning statement label Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) commercial kitchens 2022 recent news purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands consumption of alcohol or tobacco three state cannabis-licensing authorities A-license and an M-license laboratory quality assurance secondary packaging cultivation Premises Information 2022 revisions regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis 600-foot radius of a school Premises diagram topicals Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) temporary license BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 2022 issues licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Completed Temporary License Application Form Carbon Dioxide (CO2) 2022 compliance Moisture Content Testing inventory and quality control transport cannabis goods to retailer diagram of the business’s layout license review process licensed cannabis distributors hang tag or a peel-back label Mechanical Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates disposal written procedures for inventory control licensing scheme Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 paper inserted into the packaging 2022 new laws Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity annual license application Licensee Information cannabis event organizer license manufacturer's name Retailer (nonstorefront) Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Proposition 65 A-license Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles The California Department of Public Health's Terpenoids Testing amount of THC content contaminants licensed physical location (premises) California Department of Public Health (CDPH) security cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale CO2 and ethanol extractions Local Jurisdictions separate applications highly-concentrated oils or waxes inhalable cannabis Transition Period 100 mg of THC per package Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) manufacturing Foreign Material Testing surety bond opaque exit package supply chain final form conducting quality assurance review track and trace system list of artificial food colorings Financial Interest 120 days amount of sodium cannabis cartoons licensing cannabis retailers Proposed Section 40133 manufacturing activities must enter certain events at least 20% ownership interest Manufacturing (non-volatile) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act edibles packaging opaque Arranging for laboratory testing period of 120 days access to the area(s) CDTFA seller’s permit 2022 resolutions compliance with regulations sampling standards local jurisdiction’s requirements Business Information Distributor Transport Only supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls licensing cannabis distributors contaminant free 2022 important information protocol manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) commercial cannabis activity California Department of Public Health Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity A-licensees Licensees remove THC/CBD no infusion of alcohol The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business cannabis market premises diagram Vehicle Requirements comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Type S share facility space cannabis plants certified by a California-licensed engineer packaging sugar Operating Procedures Business Organizational Owner chain of custody CDPH-9041 child-resistant outer package 2022 laws financial interest holder M-licensees adult-use commercial cannabis activity Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Fingerprints 2022 proposed changes Bond and Insurance Information identity of the product licensed cannabis cultivators designated structure and more.

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


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