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niger, A. terreus) definition of owner onsite consumption of cannabis goods public health and safety comply with all packaging and labeling requirements 2018 problems ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice 2018 revisions sugar identity of the product Personnel Requirements track and trace system scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises stickers recordkeeping Temporary Cannabis Event Fingerprints access to the area(s) certified by a California-licensed engineer regulatory framework licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers 2018 updates microbusinesses cannabis cartoons 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market motor carrier permit Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods contaminant free supply chain Business Information limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving edibles packaging opaque A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Application Checklist waste disposal Licensee Information edible products Bond and Insurance Information local jurisdiction’s requirements limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin distributors evidence of rehabilitation unique ID/batch number remove THC/CBD workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control potentially-hazardous foods Cultivation less than 10,000 an officer or director of a cannabis business Operating Procedures hydrocarbon-based solvents 2018 proposed changes extracts 2018 fines sales of cannabis goods entry into the legal, regulated market 600 foot radius of a school Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 2018 new laws Retailer (Type 10) meat and seafood, and other products licensing cannabis retailers Ethanol three cannabis licensing authorities cannabis industries disposal and destruction methods transportation and security medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Heavy Metals Testing informational panel cannabis market separate applications BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Mechanical Temporary License Application Distributor Transport Only CDPH-issued universal symbol CDTFA seller’s permit manufacturing activities regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Moisture Content Testing temporary license medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing member manager CDPH-9041 loop system alcoholic beverages manufacturing cannabis products no infusion of nicotine cannabis plants manufacturers who package for other producers Financial information Financial Interest MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH product as a candy prohibited Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Proposed Section 40133 cannabis cultivation licensing licensed premises Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) shipping manifest Cannabis Manufacturing Owner 120 days Distributor transport Transition Period supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products small product packaging vape cartridges paper inserted into the packaging ownership premises is not within a Government diagram of the business’s layout Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch MCSB’s temporary license application extraction investment into a commercial cannabis business child-resistant outer package Arranging for laboratory testing Transport vehicles alarm system delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods period of 120 days Premises Information Foreign Material Testing THC levels nonlaboratory quality control valid waiver opaque exit package re-sealable health claims manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Local 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licensing scheme M-license Food-grade Butter/Oil Edibles– Products licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories storage of cannabis goods allergen information ingredient list inventory labels not be attractive public Licensee Lookup Tool Category I Residual Pesticides Testing managing member cannabis waste exit packaging compliance with regulations 2018 compliance Individual Owner procedures for inventory control hang tag or a peel-back label inventory and quality control conducting quality assurance review topicals cannabis event organizer license CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing adult-use commercial cannabis activity no added caffeine commercial kitchens waste management laws activity for a period of 120 days Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles local jurisdiction Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale security California Department of Public Health (CDPH) no infusion of alcohol Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) The California Department of Public Health's premises diagram at least 20% ownership interest annual license application commercial cannabis manufacturers licensed cannabis cultivators transport cannabis goods to retailer 2018 regulations A-license and an M-license disposal supplemental label sampling standards Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates capsules manufacturing practices loan provided to a commercial cannabis business testing of cannabis goods three state cannabis-licensing authorities packaging and labeling requirements Type S share facility space secondary package manufacturing Licensees Proposition 65 cannabis adult-use products Terpenoids Testing 600-foot radius of a school tobacco products Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch transportation of cannabis goods Mycotoxins Testing and more.

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

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