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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package destruction of cannabis goods Distributor transport MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH 2018 important information Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 The California Department of Public Health's contaminant free periods of 90 days extensions Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles licensed cannabis distributors ownership premises is not within a Government concentrate entry into the legal, regulated market Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Temporary event up to 4 days Category I Residual Pesticides Testing diagram of the business’s layout onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods conducting quality assurance review testing of cannabis goods comply with all packaging and labeling requirements LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS medicinal and adult-use or both markets medicinal and adult-use markets identity of the product requiring refrigeration Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing adult-use commercial cannabis activity security Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) licensed cannabis cultivators regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California tinctures stickers opaque exit package licensed cannabis manufacturers exception for testing laboratories 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Licensees Licensee Information Percentage of ownership disposal and destruction methods laboratory quality assurance Moisture Content Testing Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Mechanical product as a candy prohibited motor carrier permit Cannabinoids Testing license review process local jurisdiction authorization Labor peace agreement potentially-hazardous foods paper inserted into the packaging regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis 2018 issues licensed premises annual license application microbusinesses Premises Diagram product guidelines manufacturers who package for other producers Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Vehicle Requirements inventory tobacco products shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity manned motor vehicle re-sealable Premises Information medicinal commercial cannabis activity workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Temporary License Application transport cannabis goods to retailer must enter certain events persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business member manager 2018 proposed changes capsules unique ID/batch number cannabis cartoons hydrocarbon-based solvents supplemental label valid waiver procedures for inventory control child-resistant packaging three state cannabis-licensing authorities recordkeeping track and trace system 2018 laws 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section 26050.1 three cannabis licensing authorities Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Heavy Metals Testing small product packaging public Licensee Lookup Tool packaging cannabis industries ingredient list packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls emergency regulations payable to the state of California California Department of Public Health Personnel Requirements Water/Food-grade Dry Ice M-licensees loop system onsite consumption of cannabis goods testing lab licensing cannabis microbusinesses Track and Trace manufacturer's name financial interest holder secondary packaging 600-foot radius of a school surety bond operating premises extraction no added caffeine supply chain Retailer (nonstorefront) Transport vehicles alarm system mandated warning statements public health and safety Proposed Section 40133 commercial cannabis manufacturing Local Authorization Attachment ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS structure and formation documents 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consumption investment into a commercial cannabis business The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) state cannabis licensing manufacturing activities 2018 regulations Live Scans for each owner licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands extracts testing methods 2018 fines A-license and an M-license CDPH-9041 immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery disclosure of all criminal convictions Industrial Hemp Advisory Board waste disposal evidence of rehabilitation Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Completed Temporary License Application Form online licensing system conditional license Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing written procedures for inventory control transportation and security basic nutritional information local jurisdiction’s requirements Ethanol Identifying information Seller’s permit number equity interest in a 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Individual Owner Cannabis Manufacturing allergen information evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Proposition 65 transporting cannabis goods Terpenoids Testing California Department of Public Health (CDPH) ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Mycotoxins Testing secured area manufacturing Business Organizational Application Checklist Arranging for laboratory testing property for the commercial cannabis activity premises diagram required limits no infusion of nicotine Retailer (Type 10) separate applications managing member no infusion of alcohol The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) chain of custody highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin waste management laws shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company and more.

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


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