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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding hydrocarbon-based solvents manufacturing practices CDPH-9041 evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises licensing cannabis distributors chain of custody extraction Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods medicinal commercial cannabis activity CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL waste management laws Foreign Material Testing state cannabis licensing CO2 and ethanol extractions sales of cannabis goods an officer or director of a cannabis business Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Extractions using CO2 licensing scheme nonlaboratory quality control product guidelines designated structure California Public Records Act M-licensees Criminal History health claims re-sealable Labor peace agreement commercial cannabis products secured area Individual Owner storage of cannabis goods local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin inhalable 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conditional license Bond in the amount of $5,000 amount of THC content track and trace system compliance with regulations potentially-hazardous foods Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act licensed cannabis cultivators ingredient list product formulation MCSB secondary package Completed Temporary License Application Form compliance with local jurisdiction Ethanol Temporary Cannabis Event commercial cannabis manufacturing 2019 laws good manufacturing practices Terpenoids Testing cannabis industries CDTFA seller’s permit distributors Financial information regulatory framework THC levels vape cartridges online licensing system disposal property for the commercial cannabis activity Premises Diagram California Department of Public Health licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers labels not be attractive paper inserted into the packaging Application Checklist Local Authorization no infusion of alcohol The California Department of Public Health's persons 21 years of age or older transportation of cannabis goods adult-use commercial cannabis activity topicals 120 days retailers regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Proposed Section 40133 Business Organizational Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) at least 20% ownership interest security 2019 important information Temporary License Application ownership premises is not within a Government health impacts of cannabis Physical address minimum standards for extraction processes 2019 regulations labeling secondary packaging exit packaging shipping manifest the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) managing member identity of the product Local Issuing Authority medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Heavy Metals Testing amount of sodium licensing cannabis retailers A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity tinctures separate applications Vehicle Requirements CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Manufacturing (non-volatile) equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) 2019 new laws cannabis training medicinal and adult-use markets commercial kitchens Retailer (Type 10) Transition Period license review process licensed cannabis manufacturers scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Industrial Hemp Advisory Board cannabis market allergen information mandated warning statements product as a candy prohibited pre-made or purchased Live Scans for each owner manufacture cannabis products laboratory quality assurance final form public Licensee Lookup Tool consumption of alcohol or tobacco manufacturers who package for other producers primary panel requirements ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2019 resolutions regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California local jurisdiction’s requirements Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing packaging recordkeeping 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physical location (premises) tobacco products testing of cannabis goods 2019 recent news licensed cannabis distributors A-license manufacturing activities aggregate interest of 20% or more shared-use manufacturing facilities Identifying information immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery no infusion of nicotine motor carrier permit packaging and labeling Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 three cannabis licensing authorities Arranging for laboratory testing loop system cannabis cultivation licensing comply with all packaging and labeling requirements dried flower Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Licensee Information sanitary and hazard-free environment M-license 100 mg of THC per package The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale testing lab 2019 issues licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Owner convicted of a substantially related crime period of 120 days inventory and quality control Temporary License Application Information licensed premises Local Authorization Attachment MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH disclosure of all criminal convictions Personnel Requirements cannabis plants Business Information child-resistant outer package A-licensees valid waiver ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL testing laboratories transport cannabis goods to retailer amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package capsules 2019 problems Mechanical Seller’s permit number delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Type S share facility space Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch packaging and labeling requirements meat and seafood, and other products public health and safety Edibles– Products transportation procedures for inventory control Financial Interest surety bond 600 foot radius of a school shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company local jurisdiction packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls evidence of rehabilitation Distributor Transport Only workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Transport vehicles alarm system extracts must enter certain events operating procedures cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) certified by a California-licensed engineer The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) edibles packaging opaque Licensees Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Cannabis Manufacturing edible products supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products alcoholic beverages periods of 90 days extensions 2019 proposed changes informational panel payable to the state of California entry into the legal, regulated market small product packaging three state cannabis-licensing authorities A-license and an M-license Premises diagram carbohydrates and fat per serving Track and Trace Temporary event up to 4 days Fingerprints sugar sanitary workplaces 600-foot radius of a school Food-grade Butter/Oil Mycotoxins Testing list of artificial food colorings volatile solvent Distributor transport cannabis adult-use products Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Operating Procedures Water/Food-grade Dry Ice disposal and destruction methods unique ID/batch number structure and formation documents manufacturing 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market transporting cannabis goods local jurisdiction authorization Cultivation less than 10,000 and more.

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


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