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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control cannabis adult-use products carbohydrates and fat per serving Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division motor carrier permit finished product disclosure of all criminal convictions premises diagram 2019 recent news persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company paper inserted into the packaging commercial cannabis manufacturing Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 written procedures for inventory control CO2 and ethanol extractions Business Organizational ownership premises is not within a Government medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together retailers transportation of cannabis goods Distributor transport transportation and security packaging and labeling Physical address waste disposal Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Seller’s permit number topicals Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Premises Information medicinal commercial cannabis activity edible products procedures for inventory control 100 mg of THC per package temporary license inhalable cannabis Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates product as a candy prohibited Local Jurisdictions cannabis waste Financial information sugar The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) at least 20% ownership interest infusion opaque exit package A-licensees Financial Interest commercial cannabis manufacturing in California member manager M-license Water/Food-grade Dry Ice A-license and an M-license chain of custody M-licensees A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity 120 days Licensee Lookup Tool commercial cannabis manufacturing activity sampling standards compliance with local jurisdiction secured area Percentage of ownership pre-made or purchased product guidelines consumption of alcohol or tobacco Local 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CONTROL The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) licensing cannabis distributors medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing 2019 updates identity of the product amount of sodium testing laboratories licensed cannabis distributors local jurisdiction’s requirements Application Checklist supply chain shipping manifest local jurisdiction contaminant free Type S share facility space Premises Diagram conditional license list of artificial food colorings Temporary License Application Information 2019 fines transportation persons 21 years of age or older local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations at least 99% purity amount of THC content regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Arranging for laboratory testing The California Department of Public Health's security inventory and quality control loan provided to a commercial cannabis business testing of cannabis goods minimum standards for extraction processes good manufacturing practices Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) entry into the legal, regulated market sanitary and hazard-free environment certified by a California-licensed engineer security and cannabis waste disposal Temporary event up to 4 days mandated warning statements ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Food-grade Butter/Oil protocol Moisture Content Testing designated structure supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products vape cartridges Completed Temporary License Application Form Category I Residual Pesticides Testing separate applications Vehicle Requirements requiring refrigeration annual license application 2019 revisions 2019 regulations track and trace system CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing allergen information period of 120 days Identifying information Foreign Material Testing Individual Owner hang tag or a peel-back label Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch final form Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) licensing 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packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls secondary packaging Temporary Cannabis Event labels not be attractive secondary package tinctures operating procedures Premises diagram aggregate interest of 20% or more Retailer (nonstorefront) license review process ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation surety bond manufacturing activities property for the commercial cannabis activity Carbon Dioxide (CO2) shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) manufacture cannabis products Extractions using CO2 Temporary License Application adult-use commercial cannabis activity remove THC/CBD Form # CDPH-9041 Licensees 600-foot radius of a school Microbusiness Ethanol extraction 600 foot radius of a school THC levels Owner MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch laboratory quality assurance structure and formation documents Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products MCSB CDPH-9041 equity interest in a commercial cannabis business regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 California Department of Public Health government warning statement label some nutritional facts public health and safety labeling must enter certain events Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing convicted of a substantially related crime cannabis cartoons 2019 laws stickers commercial cannabis manufacturers access to the area(s) recordkeeping medicinal and adult-use markets no added caffeine delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods and more.

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


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