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Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) operating premises Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 M-license ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation allergen information evidence of rehabilitation product as a candy prohibited regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Fingerprints local jurisdiction’s requirements Category II Residual Pesticides Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing activity definition of owner packaging and labeling hang tag or a peel-back label cannabis event organizer license scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Business Organizational informational panel meat and seafood, and other products California Department of Public Health requiring refrigeration entry into the legal, regulated market persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business alcoholic beverages inventory Category I Residual Pesticides Testing required limits three state cannabis-licensing authorities Food-grade Butter/Oil The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) sugar tinctures licensing scheme regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Licensee Lookup Tool Retailer (Type 10) Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Retailer (nonstorefront) licensing cannabis distributors sanitary and hazard-free environment manufacturing practices Proposition 65 BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL at least 20% ownership interest security and cannabis waste disposal at least 99% purity 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market quality control Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 2018 new laws Seller’s permit number premises diagram distributors Bond in the amount of $5,000 health claims manned motor vehicle Individual Owner waste management laws Track and Trace Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit public Licensee Lookup Tool 2018 recent news Cultivation less than 10,000 annual license application mandated warning statements manufacturing cannabis products licensing cannabis retailers licensed premises Foreign Material Testing immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Premises Information workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control track and trace system testing lab testing laboratories THC levels procedures for inventory control re-sealable Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing sampling standards Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) regulatory framework Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) 2018 laws local jurisdiction authorization medicinal commercial cannabis activity packaging Transition Period an officer or director of a cannabis business exit packaging topicals shared-use manufacturing facilities licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories microbusinesses 120 days unique ID/batch number A-license and an M-license Mechanical no infusion of nicotine ownership premises is not within a Government ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS commercial cannabis manufacturing in California conducting quality assurance review medicinal and adult-use markets Percentage of ownership final form hydrocarbon-based solvents Local Jurisdictions Licensee Information Premises Diagram Completed Temporary License Application Form periods of 90 days extensions supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products disposal and destruction methods 100 mg of THC per package medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity licensed physical location (premises) transporting cannabis goods small product packaging exception for testing laboratories amount of THC content CDPH-9041 disclosure of all criminal convictions Premises diagram destruction of cannabis goods Identifying information finished product Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods cannabis market aggregate interest of 20% or more access to the area(s) A-license nonlaboratory quality control CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 2018 revisions product guidelines laboratory quality assurance 2018 fines cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls MCSB’s temporary license application investment into a commercial cannabis business certified by a California-licensed engineer Cannabis Manufacturing Temporary License Application Information retailers Form # CDPH-9041 Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control government warning statement label Live Scans for each owner Temporary License Application MCSB comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Ethanol 600-foot radius of a school Vehicle Requirements commercial kitchens medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing cannabis sales and/or consumption Business Information temporary license sales of cannabis goods transportation property for the commercial cannabis activity limited to a maximum of 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A-licensees Operating Procedures Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act commercial cannabis activity Local Authorization volatile solvent primary panel requirements licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises packaging and labeling requirements Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch The California Department of Public Health's 2018 important information evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company operating procedures cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Owner licensed cannabis distributors 600 foot radius of a school Application Checklist medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together protocol Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Cannabinoids Testing Manufacturing (non-volatile) some nutritional facts Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Bond and Insurance Information list of artificial food colorings chain of custody LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS medicinal and adult-use or both markets 2018 proposed changes activity for a period of 120 days cannabis industries cannabis plants Industrial Hemp Advisory Board concentrate must enter certain events Temporary event up to 4 days member manager remove THC/CBD 2018 compliance security Terpenoids Testing convicted of a substantially related crime onsite consumption of cannabis goods identity of the product minimum standards for extraction processes transportation and security California Public Records Act secondary packaging child-resistant outer package CO2 and ethanol extractions testing of cannabis goods contaminant free extraction health impacts of cannabis edibles packaging opaque 2018 updates supplemental label Moisture Content Testing adult-use commercial cannabis activity motor carrier permit Microbusiness Labor peace agreement payable to the state of California 2018 resolutions ingredient list compliance with regulations CDTFA seller’s permit transportation of cannabis goods CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing separate applications dried flower Edibles– Products potentially-hazardous foods Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) licensed cannabis manufacturers Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) state cannabis licensing California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Proposed Section 40133 emergency regulations Physical address persons 21 years of age or older inventory and quality control limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Carbon Dioxide (CO2) secured area designated structure Extractions using CO2 A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity cannabis cultivation licensing Arranging for laboratory testing three cannabis licensing authorities product formulation extracts tamper-evident tobacco products loop system local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations manufacturers who package for other producers online licensing 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In addition, Indoor cultivation In-process material Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) package flower or pre-rolls Limited-access area Personnel Department Mixed-light Tier 2 Pre-roll Volatile solvent Unique identifier Bureau gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Proposition 65 warning statement Mixed-light Tier 1 Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) UID Wet weight Request for Live Scan Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) MCSB 90-day extension periods Type N – for infusions Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Labeling Manufacturer licensee Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) infused pre-rolls Quality Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Nursery Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type P – for packaging and labeling only Medium Outdoor Allergen Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Watts per square foot Mature plant Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Cottage Outdoor Serving adulteration Type 11 (Distributor) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Net weight Verification Allergen cross-contact Finished product Package Mixed-light cultivation Processing 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) Holding Infusion Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Adequate CBD Commercial cannabis activity Premises Cultivation site Processing aid THC Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Validation Edible cannabis product Batch Manufacture Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Distribution Immature plant Extraction Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Microorganisms THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods track and trace system Small Outdoor Flowering Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Topical cannabis product cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints products similar to traditional food products prohibited Pest Sanitize Adult-use Market Dried flower Licensee Pathogen Specialty Cottage Indoor Informational panel Outdoor cultivation Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Medium Indoor M-license Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Processor DPH-17-010E Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Raw material Ingredient Hazard Qualified individual Specialty Outdoor Kief Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Product Identity Component Preventive controls Track and trace system Quarantine Quality control operation Small Indoor Cultivation Contact surface Nonvolatile solvent Lot Actual yield list of cannabis manufacturers Quality control personnel Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Specialty Indoor Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 infused butters and oils as concentrates Harvest Batch Applicant Track-and-trace systems Canopy Environmental pathogen Primary panel Cannabis product Monitor Theoretical yield Type 10 (Retailer) Nonmanufactured cannabis product Universal symbol Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) alternate use of a manufacturing premises Process cannabis concentrates Adulterated Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) CBD from industrial hemp and more.


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