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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery paper inserted into the packaging persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business onsite consumption of cannabis goods investment into a commercial cannabis business Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2023 updates Carbon Dioxide (CO2) ownership premises is not within a Government MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH cannabis training health claims finished product Business Organizational commercial cannabis manufacturing basic nutritional information medicinal and adult-use or both markets good manufacturing practices packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls annual license application manufacturing activities ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis plants capsules exception for testing laboratories THC levels licensed physical location (premises) 120 days Manufacturing (non-volatile) security and cannabis waste disposal chain of custody labeling packaging an officer or director of a cannabis business Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Microbusiness Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Extractions using CO2 potentially-hazardous foods medicinal and adult-use markets tamper-evident licensed premises definition of owner small product packaging vape cartridges Local Authorization licensed cannabis distributors valid waiver workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control transport cannabis goods to retailer Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing contaminant free packaging and labeling Mechanical product guidelines Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles manned motor vehicle exit packaging manufacturing commercial cannabis manufacturers Physical address California Public Records Act cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) final form secured area meat and seafood, and other products local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Premises diagram re-sealable Butane/Hexane/Propane opaque exit package inventory and quality control licensed cannabis manufacturers Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing 2023 compliance 2023 issues sugar managing member commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control testing methods Local Issuing Authority 2023 laws 2023 regulations supply chain property for the commercial cannabis activity medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing manufacturing cannabis products Retailer (nonstorefront) member manager online licensing system consumption of alcohol or tobacco 600 foot radius of a school Percentage of ownership Track and Trace Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Retailer (Type 10) temporary license disposal Local Jurisdictions Premises Diagram extraction retailers Category II Residual Pesticides Testing infusion Local Authorization Attachment CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL child-resistant packaging Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Personnel Requirements Cannabinoids Testing licensing cannabis retailers MCSB Operating Procedures amount of THC content conditional license ingredient list labels not be attractive Bond in the amount of $5,000 Criminal History supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products edible products California Department of Public Health public Licensee Lookup Tool commercial cannabis products highly-concentrated oils or waxes transporting cannabis goods cannabis industries Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis sales and/or consumption The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) sanitary and hazard-free environment cannabis event organizer license supplemental label volatile solvent Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) certified by a California-licensed engineer Cannabis Manufacturing The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) no infusion of alcohol A-license and an M-license licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories disclosure of all criminal convictions licensing cannabis microbusinesses CDTFA seller’s permit MCSB’s temporary license application local jurisdiction loan provided to a commercial cannabis business shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit minimum standards for extraction processes Industrial Hemp Advisory Board sampling standards carbohydrates and fat per serving cannabis market Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Bond and Insurance Information child-resistant outer package disposal and destruction methods licensing cannabis distributors 2023 revisions required limits protocol health impacts of cannabis Temporary License Application Information 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of 120 days entry into the legal, regulated market the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) cultivation 600-foot radius of a school delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods licensed cannabis cultivators A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity motor carrier permit tobacco products operating procedures medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together alcoholic beverages mandated warning statements Transition Period inhalable cannabis BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL period of 120 days manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) license review process Financial Interest amount of sodium onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods waste management laws Mycotoxins Testing limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving and more.

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

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