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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Track and Trace BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL The California Department of Public Health's medicinal and adult-use or both markets Licensees manufacturers who package for other producers extraction 600-foot radius of a school public health and safety Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Application Checklist Arranging for laboratory testing security and cannabis waste disposal conditional license licensing scheme Criminal History exception for testing laboratories Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Owner manned motor vehicle cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Retailer (Type 10) structure and formation documents Operating Procedures testing laboratories limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving CO2 and ethanol extractions quality control sampling standards convicted of a substantially 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In addition, Type N – for infusions Specialty Cottage Indoor Flowering Small Outdoor Quality control operation Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Topical cannabis product Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Volatile solvent Cultivation Mixed-light Tier 1 Qualified individual list of cannabis manufacturers Type P – for packaging and labeling only Specialty Cottage Outdoor Immature plant Department Theoretical yield Medium Outdoor Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Processor Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Pest Package Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Microorganisms Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Labeling cannabis concentrates Validation Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) In-process material Edible cannabis product Component Adequate Watts per square foot Nonvolatile solvent Monitor Allergen Adulterated Holding infused pre-rolls Track-and-trace systems Informational panel Premises alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type 10 (Retailer) M-license Mature plant Net weight THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Extraction Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Indoor cultivation Nursery Mixed-light Tier 2 Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Licensee Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) MCSB 90-day extension periods Type P Packaging & Labeling Only infused butters and oils as concentrates Product Identity Dried flower Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Bureau Process Applicant Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) CBD adulteration Quality gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Mixed-light cultivation Nonmanufactured cannabis product Contact surface Universal symbol Outdoor cultivation Raw material track and trace system Serving Manufacturer licensee Preventive controls UID Allergen cross-contact Manufacture Track and trace system Limited-access area Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Unique identifier Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Commercial cannabis activity DPH-17-010E Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Hazard Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Adult-use Market Processing aid Proposition 65 warning statement Cultivation site Processing cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Small Indoor Batch Finished product Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Primary panel Pre-roll CBD from industrial hemp Distribution Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 THC Personnel Ingredient Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Infusion Environmental pathogen Cannabis product Quality control personnel Quarantine Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Specialty Indoor 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) Actual yield Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Canopy Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Harvest Batch Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Wet weight Sanitize Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Medium Indoor Verification Pathogen Lot Type 11 (Distributor) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents products similar to traditional food products prohibited Specialty Outdoor Request for Live Scan package flower or pre-rolls Kief and more.


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