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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding labeling 600 foot radius of a school Fingerprints Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) CO2 and ethanol extractions Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Premises Diagram license review process no infusion of nicotine Business Information storage of cannabis goods Business Organizational finished product Transition Period THC levels cannabis event organizer license financial interest holder consumption of alcohol or tobacco commercial cannabis manufacturers product guidelines Proposition 65 tamper-evident CDTFA seller’s permit security dried flower compliance with regulations transporting cannabis goods 120 days no infusion of alcohol health claims definition of owner informational panel manufacturing 2021 issues evidence of rehabilitation cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale commercial kitchens Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles opaque exit package cultivation Local Authorization at least 99% purity aggregate interest of 20% or more secondary packaging Physical address inhalable cannabis chain of custody licensed cannabis distributors ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS potentially-hazardous foods Local Authorization Attachment LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS supplemental label periods of 90 days extensions convicted of a substantially related crime tobacco products capsules manufacturing practices Type S share facility space licensed premises Local Issuing Authority Cannabinoids Testing distributors persons 21 years of age or older access to the area(s) 100 mg of THC per package manufacturing activities Distributor Transport Only Bond and Insurance Information manned motor vehicle licensing cannabis microbusinesses highly-concentrated oils or waxes pre-made or purchased extracts Seller’s permit number packaging shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company secondary package conditional license California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing allergen information diagram of the business’s layout Percentage of ownership Mechanical Licensee Information testing of cannabis goods shared-use manufacturing facilities volatile solvent product as a candy prohibited local jurisdiction local jurisdiction authorization re-sealable online licensing system Foreign Material Testing member manager quality control conducting quality assurance review product formulation manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) licensing scheme period of 120 days Moisture Content Testing retailers infusion ingredient list Operating Procedures operating procedures amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package sanitary workplaces local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control some nutritional facts protocol tinctures amount of THC content Individual Owner purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Ethanol persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Completed Temporary License Application Form commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Manufacturing (non-volatile) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice exception for testing laboratories onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods cannabis training Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package identity of the product investment into a commercial cannabis business licensing cannabis distributors child-resistant packaging supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products security and cannabis waste disposal disposal and destruction methods activity for a period of 120 days Cultivation less than 10,000 Temporary Cannabis Event A-license and an M-license MCSB’s temporary license application the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) ownership premises is not within a Government 2021 revisions Heavy Metals Testing Edibles– Products Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) licensed cannabis cultivators cannabis sales and/or consumption immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Distributor transport onsite consumption of cannabis goods manufacturers who package for other producers Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 sanitary and hazard-free environment microbusinesses inventory Retailer (nonstorefront) 2021 proposed changes scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises an officer or director of a cannabis business licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Cannabis Manufacturing stickers ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market CDPH-9041 M-license comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Premises Information contaminants waste disposal carbohydrates and fat per serving Arranging for laboratory testing Retailer (Type 10) Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 remove THC/CBD medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis activity licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers track and trace system public Licensee Lookup Tool temporary license procedures for inventory control 2021 fines The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Live Scans for each owner certified by a California-licensed engineer cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL sales of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing activity transport cannabis goods to retailer Local Jurisdictions A-licensees managing member cannabis industries labels not be attractive The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) contaminant free Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control California Public Records Act Temporary License Application Information Form # CDPH-9041 destruction of cannabis goods Labor peace agreement Category II Residual Pesticides Testing local jurisdiction’s requirements 2021 laws health impacts of cannabis 2021 compliance packaging and labeling loop system list of artificial food colorings Extractions using CO2 2021 new laws written procedures for inventory control testing laboratories loan provided to a commercial cannabis business annual license application Bond in the amount of $5,000 transportation of cannabis goods unique ID/batch number sampling standards three cannabis licensing authorities no added caffeine commercial cannabis products Mycotoxins Testing topicals manufacturing cannabis products MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH manufacture cannabis products Terpenoids Testing licensed cannabis manufacturers A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Personnel Requirements 2021 important information medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2021 updates valid waiver Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) meat and seafood, and other products cannabis plants Track and Trace equity interest in a commercial cannabis business hang tag or a peel-back label The California Department of Public Health's hydrocarbon-based solvents state cannabis licensing property for the commercial cannabis activity Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Licensee Lookup Tool three state cannabis-licensing authorities disposal alcoholic beverages CDPH-issued universal symbol A-license Financial Interest cannabis cartoons transportation MCSB 2021 recent news Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products medicinal commercial cannabis activity requiring refrigeration final form medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) designated structure structure and formation documents Application Checklist Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Temporary event up to 4 days waste management laws cannabis waste entry into the legal, regulated market paper inserted into the packaging motor carrier permit concentrate cannabis cultivation licensing licensing cannabis retailers Premises diagram Transport vehicles alarm system edible products packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls basic nutritional information manufacturer's name 2021 regulations CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing extraction evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises medicinal and adult-use markets cannabis market good manufacturing practices separate applications 2021 resolutions Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch mandated warning statements licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises packaging and labeling requirements amount of sodium Financial information medicinal and adult-use or both markets regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Owner supply chain minimum standards for extraction processes Temporary License Application Licensees edibles packaging opaque highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin nonlaboratory quality control Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates vape cartridges cannabis adult-use products delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods California Department of Public Health public health and safety inventory and quality control 600-foot radius of a school licensed physical location (premises) required limits Proposed Section 40133 disclosure of all criminal convictions shipping manifest testing lab transportation and security surety bond operating premises commercial cannabis manufacturing small product packaging premises diagram government warning statement label Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act testing methods emergency regulations recordkeeping Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) exit packaging Identifying information BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Butane/Hexane/Propane Food-grade Butter/Oil Vehicle Requirements at least 20% ownership interest sugar M-licensees Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Criminal History primary panel requirements child-resistant outer package 2021 problems compliance with local jurisdiction regulatory framework payable to the state of California secured area Microbusiness laboratory quality assurance must enter certain events and more.

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


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