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jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations California Department of Public Health (CDPH) shared-use manufacturing facilities child-resistant outer package A-license and an M-license Completed Temporary License Application Form Financial information Category I Residual Pesticides Testing designated structure testing lab written procedures for inventory control BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Terpenoids Testing compliance with local jurisdiction highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Individual Owner structure and formation documents product as a candy prohibited chain of custody tamper-evident Live Scans for each owner Bond and Insurance Information commercial cannabis manufacturers Local Authorization destruction of cannabis goods Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale manufacture cannabis products ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS diagram of the business’s layout no infusion of alcohol onsite consumption of cannabis goods property for the commercial cannabis activity cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Proposed Section 40133 remove THC/CBD Labor peace agreement equity interest in a commercial cannabis business investment into a commercial cannabis business Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business 600-foot radius of a school Arranging for laboratory testing inventory commercial cannabis manufacturing activity cannabis plants commercial cannabis activity licensed cannabis cultivators premises diagram medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together track and trace system manufacturer's name licensed cannabis manufacturers motor carrier permit waste disposal M-licensees amount of sodium commercial cannabis manufacturing in California manufacturing cannabis products Category II Residual Pesticides Testing edible products Local Issuing Authority Percentage of ownership evidence of rehabilitation Personnel Requirements manned motor vehicle workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control pre-made or purchased medicinal commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis retailers carbohydrates and fat per serving microbusinesses secondary packaging shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit at least 99% purity licensing cannabis distributors onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act disposal and destruction methods entry into the legal, regulated market regulatory framework CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL convicted of a substantially related crime Temporary event up to 4 days licensed physical location (premises) Cannabis Manufacturing THC levels labeling cannabis adult-use products 2018 resolutions health claims 100 mg of THC per package annual license application Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) alcoholic beverages Office of Environmental Health Hazard 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Content Testing Local Authorization Attachment California Public Records Act extracts Distributor transport inhalable cannabis supplemental label Extractions using CO2 commercial cannabis manufacturing Operating Procedures Mechanical Business Organizational Business Information Premises diagram must enter certain events Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing commercial cannabis products transportation consumption of alcohol or tobacco concentrate basic nutritional information Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles licensed cannabis distributors Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products quality control periods of 90 days extensions loop system Licensee Lookup Tool minimum standards for extraction processes Edibles– Products LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS product guidelines scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises three cannabis licensing authorities Ethanol secured area MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Retailer (nonstorefront) public health and safety emergency regulations labels not be attractive finished product Temporary License Application Information purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands operating procedures Temporary License Application 2018 compliance activity for a period of 120 days Form # CDPH-9041 600 foot radius of a school Bond in the amount of $5,000 vape cartridges packaging Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) MCSB Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) CO2 and ethanol extractions security Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 ownership premises is not within a Government amount of THC content Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package cannabis waste Vehicle Requirements manufacturing practices period of 120 days medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity manufacturing activities cultivation at least 20% ownership interest 2018 updates The Bureau of 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