Cannabis Licensing in California
This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Ethanol valid waiver 2023 revisions Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) required limits health claims sampling standards potentially-hazardous foods supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) CDTFA seller’s permit payable to the state of California commercial cannabis manufacturing activity limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving period of 120 days Licensees infusion property for the commercial cannabis activity Temporary License Application annual license application emergency regulations MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Cultivation less than 10,000 medicinal commercial cannabis activity A-license and an M-license inventory and quality control conditional license product formulation Personnel Requirements commercial cannabis products labeling storage of cannabis 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In addition, Verification Preventive controls Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Lot Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Canopy Proposition 65 warning statement CBD Finished product Processing Monitor Bureau Net weight Limited-access area Allergen cross-contact Medium Outdoor Holding Product Identity Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Indoor cultivation Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Pathogen track and trace system Manufacture products similar to traditional food products prohibited Department Nursery Unique identifier Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Licensee Small Outdoor DPH-17-010E Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Mixed-light Tier 2 Quarantine Quality control operation Specialty Cottage Indoor Universal symbol Mixed-light Tier 1 Contact surface Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Applicant Quality Qualified individual Watts per square foot Processing aid Mature plant Adult-use Market Environmental pathogen Request for Live Scan Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Dried flower THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Specialty Outdoor Nonvolatile solvent Pest Immature plant Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Nonmanufactured cannabis product Specialty Indoor adulteration Specialty Cottage Outdoor gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type P – for packaging and labeling only Flowering Edible cannabis product Distribution Batch Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Component Process Track and trace system Package UID Informational panel Type N – for infusions Validation Premises Theoretical yield Harvest Batch Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Labeling Small Indoor Adulterated Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Microorganisms Track-and-trace systems Manufacturer licensee Pre-roll Volatile solvent Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Allergen Infusion Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) 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 Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) CBD from industrial hemp Mixed-light cultivation infused butters and oils as concentrates package flower or pre-rolls M-license Raw material THC Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Cultivation In-process material Primary panel Type 10 (Retailer) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Actual yield Serving Outdoor cultivation Hazard Quality control personnel Cultivation site Processor Cannabis product Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Extraction infused pre-rolls Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints alternate use of a manufacturing premises Adequate MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Ingredient Topical cannabis product Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 11 (Distributor) Sanitize Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Medium Indoor Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) cannabis concentrates Kief list of cannabis manufacturers Wet weight Personnel and more.
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