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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding local jurisdiction manufacturing Temporary License Application Information temporary license extraction limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 access to the area(s) workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control packaging and labeling contaminant free 2021 problems opaque exit package microbusinesses Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Retailer (Type 10) 2021 fines 2021 resolutions Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates informational panel California Department of Public Health (CDPH) supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Bond and Insurance Information valid waiver Food-grade Butter/Oil potentially-hazardous foods concentrate 2021 recent news member manager Percentage of ownership 2021 revisions licensed physical location (premises) the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) comply with all packaging and labeling requirements commercial kitchens Mycotoxins Testing dried flower labels not be attractive infusion requiring refrigeration sampling standards manufacturing practices Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) must enter certain events written procedures for inventory control basic nutritional information shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Butane/Hexane/Propane Cultivation less than 10,000 Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) evidence of rehabilitation exception for testing laboratories Premises Diagram at least 20% ownership interest sanitary workplaces testing methods license review process recordkeeping retailers shipping manifest product guidelines Licensee Lookup Tool licensing scheme cannabis cartoons Industrial Hemp Advisory Board three state cannabis-licensing authorities online licensing system manufacturing cannabis products Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company compliance with local jurisdiction Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing CDTFA seller’s permit MCSB’s temporary license application hydrocarbon-based solvents Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products inhalable cannabis M-license 2021 proposed changes Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Personnel Requirements Distributor Transport Only onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods cannabis waste annual license application 120 days ownership premises is not within a Government licensing cannabis microbusinesses Bond in the amount of $5,000 Temporary License Application 600-foot radius of a school disposal transporting cannabis goods amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) local jurisdiction authorization Fingerprints Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Transition Period Physical address Category I Residual Pesticides Testing payable to the state of California scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Proposed Section 40133 public health and safety entry into the legal, regulated market emergency regulations alcoholic beverages packaging health claims Arranging for laboratory testing Business Information premises diagram manufacturer's name packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis waste disposal 2021 laws local jurisdiction’s requirements Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods cannabis adult-use products Carbon Dioxide (CO2) cannabis training 2021 issues Business Organizational topicals licensed cannabis distributors some nutritional facts structure and formation documents 2021 updates 2021 new laws Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) conducting quality assurance review commercial cannabis manufacturers no 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product as a candy prohibited product formulation Mechanical A-licensees medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing adult-use commercial cannabis activity Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) testing lab Microbusiness cannabis market Owner health impacts of cannabis equity interest in a commercial cannabis business regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Licensees secured area Labor peace agreement no infusion of nicotine allergen information Premises diagram Extractions using CO2 Completed Temporary License Application Form licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Water/Food-grade Dry Ice medicinal and adult-use markets cannabis cultivation licensing Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 THC levels transport cannabis goods to retailer paper inserted into the packaging persons 21 years of age or older cultivation pre-made or purchased licensing and regulating commercial 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cannabis goods Retailer (nonstorefront) state cannabis licensing sales of cannabis goods activity for a period of 120 days Cannabis Manufacturing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act designated structure Transport vehicles alarm system amount of THC content mandated warning statements 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market separate applications investment into a commercial cannabis business managing member CDPH-issued universal symbol Edibles– Products an officer or director of a cannabis business purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands tobacco products medicinal commercial cannabis activity operating procedures aggregate interest of 20% or more A-license LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS definition of owner inventory Distributor transport manned motor vehicle child-resistant outer package medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together transportation of cannabis goods transportation and security Operating Procedures licensing 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square feet) secondary packaging 2021 important information inventory and quality control The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Temporary event up to 4 days waste management laws regulatory framework onsite consumption of cannabis goods Moisture Content Testing 100 mg of THC per package supply chain manufacturers who package for other producers CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Licensee Information cannabis industries medicinal and adult-use or both markets Foreign Material Testing commercial cannabis products supplemental label property for the commercial cannabis activity procedures for inventory control highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity licensed premises chain of custody and more.

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


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