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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding identity of the product Premises diagram 2019 laws cannabis industries child-resistant outer package Fingerprints licensed premises three state cannabis-licensing authorities immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery transportation and security annual license application limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Premises Information structure and formation documents Track and Trace microbusinesses MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Extractions using CO2 licensing cannabis retailers licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories remove THC/CBD quality control CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing medicinal and adult-use or both markets Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 2019 compliance inventory and quality control security and cannabis waste disposal Operating Procedures 2019 revisions Temporary Cannabis Event Moisture Content Testing cannabis cartoons A-license shared-use manufacturing facilities opaque exit package cannabis cultivation licensing security tinctures compliance with local jurisdiction potentially-hazardous foods Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing testing laboratories transportation local jurisdiction sugar ingredient list managing member compliance with regulations sampling standards Live Scans for each owner concentrate 600 foot radius of a school licensed cannabis cultivators track and trace system conditional license certified by a California-licensed engineer stickers disposal and destruction methods Physical address access to the area(s) Form # CDPH-9041 health impacts of cannabis California Department of Public Health Local Authorization Attachment 2019 problems at least 20% ownership interest supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products alcoholic beverages Criminal History 2019 important information highly-concentrated oils or waxes commercial kitchens manufacturing practices THC levels extracts A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity designated structure Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit transport cannabis goods to retailer Local Jurisdictions final form motor carrier permit an officer or director of a cannabis business vape cartridges M-licensees procedures for inventory control temporary license M-license Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles entry into the legal, regulated market packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls unique ID/batch number Seller’s permit number comply with all packaging and labeling requirements online licensing system Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division storage of cannabis goods supplemental label Financial information Transport vehicles alarm system Manufacturing (non-volatile) licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers requiring refrigeration medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Bond and Insurance Information manufacturer's name packaging and labeling requirements Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods 2019 proposed changes extraction A-license and an M-license amount of THC content licensed cannabis distributors 100 mg of THC per package consumption of alcohol or tobacco commercial cannabis activity Industrial Hemp Advisory Board 2019 regulations product as a candy prohibited Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin sales of cannabis goods scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises commercial cannabis manufacturing investment into a commercial cannabis business local jurisdiction authorization Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) equity interest in a commercial cannabis business recordkeeping Distributor Transport Only Financial Interest regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California valid waiver product guidelines no infusion of nicotine emergency regulations Premises Diagram Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) no infusion of alcohol some nutritional facts amount of sodium Food-grade Butter/Oil Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing California Department of Public Health (CDPH) onsite consumption of cannabis goods cannabis adult-use products California Public Records Act amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Completed Temporary License Application Form health claims hang tag or a peel-back label public health and safety Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch transporting cannabis goods state cannabis licensing Category II Residual Pesticides Testing minimum standards for extraction processes secured area cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) payable to the state of California Application Checklist primary panel requirements adult-use commercial cannabis activity ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation re-sealable premises diagram purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands packaging 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market licensed cannabis manufacturers public Licensee Lookup Tool Personnel Requirements Business Organizational medicinal commercial cannabis activity volatile solvent Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products required limits Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) laboratory quality assurance disclosure of all criminal convictions persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business commercial cannabis manufacturers The California Department of Public Health's property for the commercial cannabis activity Distributor transport Mycotoxins Testing Local Authorization separate applications Transition Period chain of custody Cannabinoids Testing sanitary and hazard-free environment Type S share facility space testing methods dried flower activity for a period of 120 days Mechanical The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Temporary License Application child-resistant packaging CDPH-issued universal symbol Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Microbusiness Ethanol persons 21 years of age or older 2019 issues periods of 90 days extensions sanitary workplaces Vehicle Requirements topicals surety bond cannabis sales and/or consumption 600-foot radius of a school 2019 new laws Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates carbohydrates and fat per serving Retailer (Type 10) Edibles– Products period of 120 days informational panel waste disposal cultivation The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) destruction of cannabis goods CO2 and ethanol extractions Licensee Lookup Tool medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity three cannabis licensing authorities finished product 2019 updates Butane/Hexane/Propane cannabis training shipping manifest limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving protocol cannabis event organizer license infusion contaminant free 120 days must enter certain events Arranging for laboratory testing manned motor vehicle packaging and labeling LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS government warning statement label Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 exit packaging basic nutritional information product formulation meat and seafood, and other products evidence of rehabilitation commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Temporary License Application Information good manufacturing practices nonlaboratory quality control Licensee Information labels not be attractive retailers inhalable cannabis tamper-evident pre-made or purchased secondary packaging Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) aggregate interest of 20% or more workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control manufacturing activities mandated warning statements allergen information cannabis waste supply chain Proposition 65 shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company hydrocarbon-based solvents Proposed Section 40133 manufacturing medicinal and adult-use markets ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS member manager CDPH-9041 ownership premises is not within a Government CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Foreign Material Testing contaminants licensing cannabis distributors regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis transportation of cannabis goods cannabis plants Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 financial interest holder testing lab Labor peace agreement Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) commercial cannabis products tobacco products onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods manufacturers who package for other producers MCSB’s temporary license application Temporary event up to 4 days manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) definition of owner local jurisdiction’s requirements convicted of a substantially related crime 2019 fines local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Owner edible products license review process regulatory framework small product packaging waste management laws Terpenoids Testing Business Information loop system loan provided to a commercial cannabis business cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale capsules conducting quality assurance review distributors BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Bond in the amount of $5,000 Identifying information Individual Owner at least 99% purity Percentage of ownership inventory licensed physical location (premises) cannabis market labeling Retailer (nonstorefront) CDTFA seller’s permit Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together licensing cannabis microbusinesses list of artificial food colorings disposal Heavy Metals Testing Local Issuing Authority Licensees commercial cannabis manufacturing activity paper inserted into the packaging Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control 2019 recent news delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods operating procedures MCSB no added caffeine evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises 2019 resolutions licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises operating premises Cannabis Manufacturing A-licensees diagram of the business’s layout manufacture cannabis products Water/Food-grade Dry Ice secondary package edibles packaging opaque testing of cannabis goods exception for testing laboratories Category I Residual Pesticides Testing manufacturing cannabis products written procedures for inventory control Cultivation less than 10,000 licensing scheme and more.

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


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