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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding written procedures for inventory control transporting cannabis goods Individual Owner The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) licensing cannabis retailers health impacts of cannabis evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises commercial cannabis products sugar comply with all packaging and labeling requirements cannabis plants Seller’s permit number 2018 new laws manufacturing activities 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market CDPH-issued universal symbol waste management laws CO2 and ethanol extractions Terpenoids Testing Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles secondary packaging operating premises definition of owner labeling Transition Period A-licensees requiring refrigeration licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Temporary License Application Information Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division product guidelines 2018 proposed changes commercial cannabis activity storage of cannabis goods manufacturing practices microbusinesses convicted of a substantially related crime inventory Distributor Transport Only some nutritional facts security Moisture Content Testing compliance with regulations Criminal History inhalable cannabis extraction A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package required limits three state cannabis-licensing authorities sales of cannabis goods public health and safety an officer or director of a cannabis business testing laboratories testing lab remove THC/CBD packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Industrial Hemp Advisory Board compliance with local jurisdiction meat and seafood, and other products Premises Diagram entry into the legal, regulated market edible products cannabis event organizer license shared-use manufacturing facilities manufacture cannabis products protocol 2018 laws medicinal and adult-use markets licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands payable to the state of California Cannabinoids Testing Premises Information Arranging for laboratory testing Local Issuing Authority shipping manifest temporary license Transport vehicles alarm system Heavy Metals Testing A-license testing of cannabis goods procedures for inventory control property for the commercial cannabis activity government warning statement label CDTFA seller’s permit Bond and Insurance Information opaque exit package 2018 regulations Microbusiness Food-grade Butter/Oil local jurisdiction ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation cannabis sales and/or consumption Premises diagram no infusion of nicotine carbohydrates and fat per serving small product packaging licensed physical location (premises) shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) local jurisdiction’s requirements secondary package dried flower Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) license review process Business Information Local Authorization conditional license Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Cannabis Manufacturing highly-concentrated oils or waxes product as a candy prohibited identity of the product Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing cannabis market 2018 resolutions managing member designated structure state cannabis licensing equity interest in a commercial cannabis business commercial kitchens manufacturing cannabis products local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations testing methods separate applications good manufacturing practices A-license and an M-license Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch quality control distributors nonlaboratory quality control basic nutritional information Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control three cannabis licensing authorities Butane/Hexane/Propane licensed premises packaging and labeling Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) sanitary workplaces cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) sanitary and hazard-free environment 2018 updates motor carrier permit aggregate interest of 20% or more Cultivation less than 10,000 laboratory quality assurance transportation and security Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch annual license application Temporary License Application Bond in the amount of $5,000 transportation Foreign Material Testing THC levels M-licensees commercial cannabis manufacturing in California 2018 problems Retailer (nonstorefront) Application Checklist MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH structure and formation documents Temporary event up to 4 days alcoholic beverages tamper-evident Category I Residual Pesticides Testing periods of 90 days extensions consumption of 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distributors disposal and destruction methods Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Retailer (Type 10) supplemental label California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Distributor transport the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package hydrocarbon-based solvents limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2018 fines infusion immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Financial Interest 2018 important information evidence of rehabilitation Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California regulatory framework Physical address manufacturer's name public Licensee Lookup Tool Proposition 65 120 days licensed cannabis distributors Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act onsite consumption of cannabis goods no infusion of alcohol Track and Trace diagram of the business’s layout Live Scans for each owner licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises ingredient list disposal local jurisdiction authorization pre-made or purchased loop system list of artificial food colorings licensed cannabis manufacturers 2018 compliance cannabis cartoons cultivation Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 licensed cannabis cultivators informational panel at least 99% purity exception for testing laboratories retailers CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Mechanical certified by a California-licensed engineer Proposed Section 40133 access to the area(s) ownership premises is not within a Government no added caffeine mandated warning statements manufacturers who package for other producers unique ID/batch number edibles packaging opaque commercial cannabis manufacturers premises diagram member manager Percentage of ownership loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Licensee Information stickers finished 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application secured area Form # CDPH-9041 CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing investment into a commercial cannabis business cannabis waste online licensing system tinctures child-resistant packaging Completed Temporary License Application Form 600 foot radius of a school Local Jurisdictions re-sealable Mycotoxins Testing manned motor vehicle Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS valid waiver The California Department of Public Health's final form MCSB at least 20% ownership interest LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licensing scheme Operating Procedures Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) transportation of cannabis goods Edibles– Products medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods security and cannabis waste disposal Business Organizational CDPH-9041 scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Licensee Lookup Tool hang tag or a peel-back label concentrate primary panel requirements contaminant free Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Labor peace agreement transport cannabis goods to retailer medicinal and adult-use or both markets M-license Identifying information shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit extracts cannabis training surety bond 2018 issues Fingerprints Local Authorization Attachment Ethanol California Public Records Act health claims labels not be attractive amount of THC content manufacturing financial interest holder workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods tobacco products The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) and more.

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


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