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interest in the cannabis business definition of owner structure and formation documents diagram of the business’s layout Licensee Information exception for testing laboratories cannabis plants security and cannabis waste disposal licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories inventory laboratory quality assurance Arranging for laboratory testing Category II Residual Pesticides Testing loop system security Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving MCSB quality control adult-use commercial cannabis activity manufacturing practices shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company supplemental label Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch manufacturers who package for other producers opaque exit package written procedures for inventory control ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS public health and safety Retailer (nonstorefront) period of 120 days Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) testing laboratories informational panel three state cannabis-licensing authorities Distributor Transport Only amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package A-license and an M-license consumption of alcohol or tobacco local jurisdiction designated structure onsite consumption of cannabis goods CDTFA seller’s permit the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) amount of sodium secondary package primary panel requirements California Public Records Act infusion 120 days financial interest holder extraction capsules The California Department of Public Health's Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 carbohydrates and fat per serving sanitary and hazard-free environment compliance with regulations packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Premises diagram Operating Procedures Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL sales of cannabis goods Cannabinoids Testing MCSB’s temporary license application destruction of cannabis goods shared-use manufacturing facilities Percentage of ownership CDPH-9041 good manufacturing practices storage of cannabis goods extracts local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations periods of 90 days extensions 2019 revisions 2019 compliance commercial kitchens Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) cannabis training labels not be attractive manufacturer's name track and trace system persons 21 years of age or older waste disposal tamper-evident testing methods Local Authorization loan provided to a commercial cannabis business operating premises unique ID/batch number medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing A-licensees aggregate interest of 20% or more cannabis cartoons testing of cannabis goods convicted of a substantially related crime manufacturing required limits A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Fingerprints investment into a commercial cannabis business at least 99% purity licensing scheme California Department of Public Health hang tag or a peel-back label Foreign Material Testing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises pre-made or purchased Seller’s permit number Manufacturing (non-volatile) Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Completed Temporary License Application Form Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) at least 20% ownership interest Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 2019 proposed changes purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Business Information operating procedures manufacture cannabis products an officer or director of a cannabis business Premises Diagram certified by a California-licensed engineer transporting cannabis goods Owner 2019 recent news secured area cannabis cultivation licensing state cannabis licensing M-license 2019 resolutions chain of custody M-licensees product guidelines Retailer (Type 10) license review process Transition Period Local Authorization Attachment Water/Food-grade Dry Ice entry into the legal, regulated market inventory and quality control sugar manufacturing cannabis products exit packaging Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 finished product Form # CDPH-9041 2019 important information Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods temporary license CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 2019 regulations shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit identity of the product child-resistant packaging manufacturing activities California Department of Public Health (CDPH) regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Local Jurisdictions re-sealable Microbusiness requiring refrigeration testing lab medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Cannabis Manufacturing paper inserted into the packaging commercial cannabis products manned motor vehicle licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Butane/Hexane/Propane Individual Owner licensed cannabis cultivators some nutritional facts medicinal and adult-use or both markets limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package stickers Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery topicals supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products no infusion of alcohol allergen information THC levels activity for a period of 120 days Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch licensed cannabis distributors Temporary License Application Information small product packaging Edibles– Products distributors cannabis market Ethanol workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control local jurisdiction’s requirements cultivation commercial cannabis manufacturing activity remove THC/CBD Live Scans for each owner CO2 and ethanol extractions supply chain 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licensing cannabis microbusinesses cannabis industries procedures for inventory control cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) online licensing system separate applications edible products product formulation Financial information dried flower mandated warning statements Proposed Section 40133 concentrate sanitary workplaces product as a candy prohibited vape cartridges nonlaboratory quality control 2019 fines government warning statement label Mechanical Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale 2019 issues contaminant free disposal 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Personnel Requirements licensing cannabis distributors Financial Interest Vehicle Requirements access to the area(s) cannabis waste surety bond secondary packaging Identifying information shipping manifest evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Mycotoxins Testing Bond in the amount of $5,000 transportation 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In addition, Department Edible cannabis product Manufacture Sanitize Nonvolatile solvent Extraction Lot Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) infused butters and oils as concentrates Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Topical cannabis product Licensee package flower or pre-rolls Track and trace system Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Pest Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Microorganisms Contact surface Mixed-light Tier 2 Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock MCSB 90-day extension periods Allergen Personnel Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Outdoor cultivation Serving CBD from industrial hemp Dried flower Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 11 (Distributor) Watts per square foot Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Finished product In-process material Immature plant 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) Specialty Cottage Outdoor Product Identity CBD Nonmanufactured cannabis product Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Allergen cross-contact Mixed-light Tier 1 Type 10 (Retailer) Validation Proposition 65 warning statement Ingredient Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Track-and-trace systems Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Mixed-light cultivation alternate use of a manufacturing premises DPH-17-010E Primary panel Hazard cannabis concentrates Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) adulteration Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Premises infused pre-rolls Small Indoor Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Informational panel THC Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Processing aid Monitor Medium Indoor Holding Processor Canopy list of cannabis manufacturers Quality Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Wet weight Raw material Theoretical yield Bureau Harvest Batch gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Distribution Small Outdoor Specialty Indoor Universal symbol Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Medium Outdoor Cultivation Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Process Package Indoor cultivation UID Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Mature plant Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Kief Nursery M-license Labeling Adequate Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Adulterated Infusion Cannabis product Applicant Unique identifier Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Quarantine Flowering Commercial cannabis activity track and trace system Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Verification Adult-use Market Volatile solvent Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Pathogen Actual yield Processing Cultivation site Environmental pathogen Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Quality control personnel Batch Quality control operation Preventive controls Request for Live Scan Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Manufacturer licensee Net weight Qualified individual Component Limited-access area Pre-roll Type N – for infusions Specialty Outdoor Type 12 (Microbusiness) Specialty Cottage Indoor and more.


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