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

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


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