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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding 2018 compliance Temporary License Application Information persons 21 years of age or older Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch packaging and labeling requirements A-license and an M-license THC levels cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale annual license application Physical address M-licensees Cannabinoids Testing at least 99% purity aggregate interest of 20% or more cannabis cultivation licensing Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Proposed Section 40133 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Ethanol exit packaging adult-use commercial cannabis activity Retailer (Type 10) Butane/Hexane/Propane 2018 resolutions Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) paper inserted into the packaging potentially-hazardous foods recordkeeping chain of custody health impacts of cannabis Identifying information Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) quality control secured area Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) identity of the product licensed cannabis cultivators ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation commercial kitchens 100 mg of THC per package packaging and labeling activity for a period of 120 days MCSB’s temporary license application procedures for inventory control highly-concentrated oils or waxes evidence of rehabilitation cannabis event organizer license cannabis sales and/or consumption transporting cannabis goods licensing scheme testing laboratories emergency regulations licensed cannabis distributors LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods property for the commercial cannabis activity alcoholic beverages meat and seafood, and other products cannabis cartoons limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving secondary package concentrate loop system online licensing system no infusion of alcohol medicinal and adult-use or both markets premises diagram Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Temporary event up to 4 days testing lab supply chain BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL A-licensees vape cartridges requiring refrigeration cannabis waste good manufacturing practices licensed physical location (premises) financial interest holder packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls transportation microbusinesses primary panel requirements regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Completed Temporary License Application Form Premises Information allergen information mandated warning statements certified by a California-licensed engineer amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) motor carrier permit contaminants final form Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS loan provided to a commercial cannabis business some nutritional facts Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) separate applications cannabis adult-use products Proposition 65 shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit commercial cannabis products written procedures for inventory control disclosure of all criminal convictions disposal Cultivation less than 10,000 2018 problems operating procedures Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) cultivation Transport vehicles alarm system Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company protocol Operating Procedures licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories child-resistant outer package licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers opaque exit package nonlaboratory quality control topicals Mycotoxins Testing Fingerprints member manager Licensee Lookup Tool exception for testing laboratories CDPH-issued universal symbol Premises Diagram Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 state cannabis licensing an officer or director of a cannabis business manufacturing practices stickers Distributor Transport Only Criminal History track and trace system compliance with local jurisdiction designated structure evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery 2018 important information destruction of cannabis goods local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates sugar licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises MCSB shared-use manufacturing facilities Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Cannabis Manufacturing disposal and destruction methods pre-made or purchased medicinal and adult-use markets CDTFA seller’s permit Carbon Dioxide (CO2) three state cannabis-licensing authorities retailers delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Heavy Metals Testing transportation and security licensing cannabis retailers informational panel MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH edible products workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control The California Department of Public Health's onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods public Licensee Lookup Tool period of 120 days Temporary Cannabis Event conditional license contaminant free 2018 regulations re-sealable basic nutritional information Financial Interest 2018 revisions packaging manufacturer's name at least 20% ownership interest Type S share facility space 600-foot radius of a school supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products ingredient list Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Category II Residual Pesticides Testing public health and safety edibles packaging opaque convicted of a substantially related crime consumption of alcohol or tobacco required limits inventory local jurisdiction authorization A-license California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Terpenoids Testing cannabis training structure and formation documents Temporary License Application conducting quality assurance review Labor peace agreement M-license Personnel Requirements transport cannabis goods to retailer regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California sales of cannabis goods capsules product guidelines The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Financial information comply with all packaging and labeling requirements sanitary workplaces licensed cannabis manufacturers Local Authorization Edibles– Products cannabis market payable to the state of California 2018 proposed changes California Department of Public Health Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Mechanical surety bond periods of 90 days extensions medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity definition of owner manned motor vehicle Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division list of artificial food colorings CDPH-9041 A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity 2018 laws hydrocarbon-based solvents Bond in the amount of $5,000 volatile solvent no added caffeine commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Business Organizational compliance with regulations Licensees valid waiver carbohydrates and fat per serving Moisture Content Testing Microbusiness Local Authorization Attachment 2018 updates three cannabis licensing authorities Transition Period ownership premises is not within a Government Track and Trace Live Scans for each owner temporary license operating premises licensing cannabis microbusinesses child-resistant packaging local jurisdiction’s requirements diagram of the business’s layout medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 manufacture cannabis products Food-grade Butter/Oil medicinal commercial cannabis activity Retailer (nonstorefront) Application Checklist access to the area(s) regulatory framework Licensee Information storage of cannabis goods small product packaging product as a candy prohibited licensing cannabis distributors security and cannabis waste disposal cannabis industries license review process Premises diagram licensed premises Seller’s permit number secondary packaging waste management laws 2018 recent news supplemental label unique ID/batch number Business Information amount of sodium onsite consumption of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing amount of THC content testing methods labels not be attractive manufacturing 2018 issues laboratory quality assurance tinctures tamper-evident health claims testing of cannabis goods shipping manifest sampling standards commercial cannabis activity 600 foot radius of a school manufacturing cannabis products Arranging for laboratory testing the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) minimum standards for extraction processes Category I Residual Pesticides Testing inventory and quality control Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business security extracts Form # CDPH-9041 Local Issuing Authority Vehicle Requirements finished product must enter certain events commercial cannabis manufacturers local jurisdiction tobacco products manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) infusion product formulation investment into a commercial cannabis business medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing extraction hang tag or a peel-back label CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Extractions using CO2 Individual Owner labeling Local Jurisdictions Owner CO2 and ethanol extractions transportation of cannabis goods Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Percentage of ownership California Public Records Act limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package manufacturers who package for other producers Distributor transport Bond and Insurance Information highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin equity interest in a commercial cannabis business dried flower purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL remove THC/CBD Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products entry into the legal, regulated market waste disposal manufacturing activities Foreign Material Testing cannabis plants 120 days no infusion of nicotine managing member sanitary and hazard-free environment distributors 2018 new laws 2018 fines commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises inhalable cannabis Manufacturing (non-volatile) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) government warning statement label and more.

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


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