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

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


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