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

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


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