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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Application Checklist requiring refrigeration manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company manufacture cannabis products aggregate interest of 20% or more 100 mg of THC per package nonlaboratory quality control Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity entry into the legal, regulated market quality control testing of cannabis goods 120 days Foreign Material Testing conditional license tamper-evident cannabis industries delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods health impacts of cannabis exception for testing laboratories public health and safety local jurisdiction’s requirements licensed cannabis manufacturers local jurisdiction authorization disposal investment into a commercial cannabis business annual license application good manufacturing practices security product formulation ownership premises is not within a Government 2019 proposed changes Seller’s permit number amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Transition Period Distributor Transport Only transport cannabis goods to retailer meat and seafood, and other products shipping manifest Owner operating procedures loop system packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls paper inserted into the packaging transportation opaque exit package no infusion of nicotine persons 21 years of age or older emergency regulations Vehicle Requirements procedures for inventory control Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) chain of custody licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories edibles packaging opaque cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) cannabis sales and/or consumption CO2 and ethanol extractions Licensees cannabis market Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) CDTFA seller’s permit regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Business Organizational Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) stickers concentrate commercial cannabis manufacturers Personnel Requirements list of artificial food colorings Premises Information commercial cannabis activity financial interest holder 2019 updates LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH manufacturing cannabis products capsules licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers manufacturing activities Proposition 65 required limits product as a candy prohibited comply with all packaging and labeling requirements an officer or director of a cannabis business Form # CDPH-9041 sales of cannabis goods Licensee Information some nutritional facts immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Microbusiness 600-foot radius of a school testing methods onsite consumption of cannabis goods Premises Diagram designated structure Temporary event up to 4 days 2019 resolutions medicinal and adult-use or both markets CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Financial information Edibles– Products tinctures 2019 recent news cultivation access to the area(s) Category II Residual Pesticides Testing 2019 compliance workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control consumption of alcohol or tobacco laboratory quality assurance track and trace system Temporary License Application supply chain 2019 important information shared-use manufacturing facilities evidence of rehabilitation local jurisdiction California Public Records Act sampling standards payable to the state of California remove THC/CBD Proposed Section 40133 written procedures for inventory control periods of 90 days extensions California Department of Public Health (CDPH) commercial cannabis manufacturing activity disclosure of all criminal convictions transportation of cannabis goods Operating Procedures cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Fingerprints local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations period of 120 days Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division distributors security and cannabis waste disposal manufacturers who package for other producers public Licensee Lookup Tool persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business ingredient list testing laboratories Bond and Insurance Information packaging operating premises topicals diagram of the business’s layout Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) MCSB no added caffeine labels not be attractive infusion informational panel cannabis cultivation licensing Financial Interest extracts Retailer (nonstorefront) Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch licensing scheme Labor peace agreement protocol three state cannabis-licensing authorities convicted of a substantially related crime manned motor vehicle packaging and labeling requirements motor carrier permit government warning statement label 2019 revisions Terpenoids Testing labeling amount of sodium compliance with local jurisdiction Food-grade Butter/Oil 600 foot radius of a school no infusion of alcohol Cannabis Manufacturing amount of THC content licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles licensed cannabis distributors loan provided to a commercial cannabis business A-license Physical address scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises storage of cannabis goods medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together sanitary workplaces medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis distributors exit packaging Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Distributor transport medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Arranging for laboratory testing volatile solvent Bond in the amount of $5,000 member manager testing lab Local Authorization Attachment transporting cannabis goods 2019 laws waste management laws California Department of Public Health M-license packaging and labeling product guidelines separate applications Retailer (Type 10) CDPH-issued universal symbol re-sealable CDPH-9041 primary panel requirements Criminal History Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing supplemental label regulatory framework destruction of cannabis goods dried flower retailers THC levels ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Transport vehicles alarm system secondary package shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit microbusinesses purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 2019 problems limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving definition of owner contaminants Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 manufacturing 2019 regulations commercial cannabis products certified by a California-licensed engineer Carbon Dioxide (CO2) hydrocarbon-based solvents The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) hang tag or a peel-back label premises diagram at least 99% purity Ethanol equity interest in a commercial cannabis business A-licensees identity of the product Premises diagram Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Local Authorization Extractions using CO2 limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package mandated warning statements transportation and security recordkeeping The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Cannabinoids Testing pre-made or purchased cannabis plants licensed physical location (premises) 2019 fines Local Issuing Authority waste disposal Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 cannabis adult-use products 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market secondary packaging Water/Food-grade Dry Ice finished product Type S share facility space MCSB’s temporary license application compliance with regulations Manufacturing (non-volatile) Temporary License Application Information Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates carbohydrates and fat per serving cannabis event organizer license highly-concentrated oils or waxes extraction the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises child-resistant outer package manufacturing practices Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control 2019 issues supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products minimum standards for extraction processes basic nutritional information Temporary Cannabis Event CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL activity for a period of 120 days Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) valid waiver Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods temporary license medicinal commercial cannabis activity inventory Butane/Hexane/Propane The California Department of Public Health's commercial cannabis manufacturing sugar small product packaging Identifying information commercial cannabis manufacturing in California inhalable cannabis conducting quality assurance review Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) licensed cannabis cultivators 2019 new laws disposal and destruction methods commercial kitchens edible products property for the commercial cannabis activity secured area Track and Trace potentially-hazardous foods licensing cannabis microbusinesses state cannabis licensing licensing cannabis retailers inventory and quality control online licensing system Percentage of ownership cannabis training Local Jurisdictions alcoholic beverages Individual Owner Cultivation less than 10,000 Heavy Metals Testing M-licensees tobacco products cannabis cartoons vape cartridges ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licensed premises unique ID/batch number A-license and an M-license managing member Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 health claims Licensee Lookup Tool must enter certain events Mycotoxins Testing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act medicinal and adult-use markets license review process structure and formation documents Business Information allergen information child-resistant packaging Moisture Content Testing manufacturer's name sanitary and hazard-free environment Mechanical three cannabis licensing authorities adult-use commercial cannabis activity contaminant free surety bond Completed Temporary License Application Form at least 20% ownership interest Live Scans for each owner cannabis waste final form and more.

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

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