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

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


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