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less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company manned motor vehicle conditional license commercial cannabis manufacturing in California shipping manifest Operating Procedures medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing 100 mg of THC per package chain of custody ingredient list Completed Temporary License Application Form convicted of a substantially related crime access to the area(s) infusion product as a candy prohibited A-license and an M-license managing member Local Authorization three cannabis licensing authorities testing laboratories concentrate commercial cannabis activity certified by a California-licensed engineer health claims licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers cannabis industries Financial information storage of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) labels not be attractive loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Owner Food-grade Butter/Oil Heavy Metals Testing Arranging for laboratory testing Live Scans for each owner evidence of rehabilitation CDPH-issued universal symbol MCSB security and cannabis waste disposal cultivation annual license application amount of THC content Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles laboratory quality assurance public Licensee Lookup Tool Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Cultivation less than 10,000 Temporary License Application potentially-hazardous foods testing lab definition of owner Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 temporary license Cannabinoids Testing secured area child-resistant outer package Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing packaging and labeling topicals cannabis adult-use products 2020 proposed changes M-licensees Business Information licensed cannabis distributors Premises Information ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale licensed physical location (premises) Bond in the amount of $5,000 loop system sales of cannabis goods stickers Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) cannabis sales and/or consumption The California Department of Public Health's California Public Records Act amount of sodium Labor peace agreement highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin requiring refrigeration adult-use commercial cannabis activity Transition Period Licensees government warning statement label Local Authorization Attachment cannabis event organizer license Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 waste disposal packaging capsules track and trace system Edibles– Products licensed premises protocol property for the commercial cannabis activity 2020 resolutions licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL disclosure of all criminal convictions Extractions using CO2 exception for testing laboratories medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity no infusion of nicotine Premises Diagram destruction of cannabis goods separate applications Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) manufacture cannabis products scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises online licensing system 2020 revisions aggregate interest of 20% or more Form # CDPH-9041 cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) tamper-evident A-license compliance with local jurisdiction manufacturing investment into a commercial cannabis business transporting cannabis goods activity for a period of 120 days three state cannabis-licensing authorities Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products member manager Terpenoids Testing secondary package ownership premises is not within a Government paper inserted into the packaging good manufacturing practices financial interest holder THC levels evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises distributors emergency regulations Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control licensing cannabis microbusinesses waste management laws operating premises recordkeeping packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls transportation licensing scheme commercial cannabis manufacturing activity The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) pre-made or purchased cannabis cartoons Temporary event up to 4 days opaque exit package Cannabis Manufacturing contaminants immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery manufacturing cannabis products delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods 600 foot radius of a school supply chain Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods procedures for inventory control inventory and quality control at least 99% purity Foreign Material Testing Fingerprints purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 2020 recent news the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) operating procedures Track and Trace Licensee Information Proposed Section 40133 consumption of alcohol or tobacco Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates transportation of cannabis goods 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market health impacts of cannabis Business Organizational Mechanical alcoholic beverages conducting quality assurance review Temporary License Application Information Proposition 65 Moisture Content Testing license review process 2020 new laws Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division commercial kitchens Distributor Transport Only identity of the product retailers A-licensees informational panel Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) cannabis training transport cannabis goods to retailer amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package nonlaboratory quality control product formulation highly-concentrated oils or waxes medicinal and adult-use markets Local Jurisdictions transportation and security 2020 fines Identifying information quality control manufacturers who package for other producers cannabis plants supplemental label 2020 laws no infusion of alcohol onsite consumption of cannabis goods basic nutritional information local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations CO2 and ethanol extractions Mycotoxins Testing ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS valid waiver state cannabis licensing Percentage of ownership hydrocarbon-based solvents persons 21 years of age or older Vehicle Requirements M-license final form Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) secondary packaging CDTFA seller’s permit no added caffeine motor carrier permit cannabis cultivation licensing testing methods CDPH-9041 Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) shared-use manufacturing facilities Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) manufacturer's name licensing cannabis distributors Application Checklist Seller’s permit number labeling Water/Food-grade Dry Ice CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis at least 20% ownership interest medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together commercial cannabis manufacturers commercial cannabis products finished product payable to the state of California Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch sanitary and hazard-free environment Category II Residual Pesticides Testing exit packaging sampling standards premises diagram remove THC/CBD 2020 regulations local jurisdiction authorization meat and seafood, and other products The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Personnel Requirements sanitary workplaces limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Premises diagram re-sealable manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Local Issuing Authority medicinal commercial cannabis activity limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California MCSB’s temporary license application disposal licensed cannabis manufacturers minimum standards for extraction processes child-resistant packaging Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) California Department of Public Health MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH security extraction local jurisdiction equity interest in a commercial cannabis business 2020 problems contaminant free Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Type S share facility space testing of cannabis goods 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Financial Interest public health and safety Distributor transport Retailer (Type 10) licensing cannabis retailers inventory surety bond manufacturing activities allergen information 120 days disposal and destruction methods period of 120 days Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Microbusiness periods of 90 days extensions and more.

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


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