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

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


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