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

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


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