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

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


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