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investment into a commercial cannabis business Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands CDTFA seller’s permit Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 volatile solvent loop system The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) cannabis event organizer license some nutritional facts evidence of rehabilitation cannabis industries labeling LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licensing scheme The California Department of Public Health's three state cannabis-licensing authorities Foreign Material Testing manufacturing cannabis products Terpenoids Testing compliance with regulations 2023 regulations MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH pre-made or purchased CO2 and ethanol extractions delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods list of artificial food colorings disposal and destruction methods Premises Diagram procedures for inventory control Licensee 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Only Fingerprints onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods inventory adult-use commercial cannabis activity three cannabis licensing authorities aggregate interest of 20% or more hydrocarbon-based solvents Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Temporary License Application 2023 new laws secondary package amount of THC content ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS distributors cannabis adult-use products commercial cannabis manufacturing quality control small product packaging limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Financial Interest property for the commercial cannabis activity highly-concentrated oils or waxes transportation and security Butane/Hexane/Propane Temporary Cannabis Event Application Checklist convicted of a substantially related crime THC levels ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation CDPH-issued universal symbol track and trace system period of 120 days tamper-evident licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers shaped like a 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activities M-license Extractions using CO2 diagram of the business’s layout opaque exit package sales of cannabis goods alcoholic beverages 2023 laws destruction of cannabis goods 2023 recent news Temporary event up to 4 days BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Business Organizational packaging and labeling requirements comply with all packaging and labeling requirements 100 mg of THC per package Edibles– Products regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Vehicle Requirements product formulation Cultivation less than 10,000 cannabis market informational panel dried flower no infusion of nicotine allergen information minimum standards for extraction processes Transition Period Owner medicinal commercial cannabis activity sanitary and hazard-free environment consumption of alcohol or tobacco Local Issuing Authority persons 21 years of age or older Criminal History entry into the legal, regulated market limited to a maximum of 10 mg 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In addition, Mixed-light Tier 1 Licensee CBD Specialty Outdoor Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Contact surface Cultivation site UID Product Identity Volatile solvent Quality control operation Manufacturer licensee Nonvolatile solvent Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Nursery Request for Live Scan Theoretical yield Type 10 (Retailer) Track and trace system Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Batch Distribution Holding Commercial cannabis activity Type P – for packaging and labeling only Edible cannabis product Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Infusion Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Quality control personnel cannabis concentrates Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Kief Mixed-light cultivation Qualified individual infused butters and oils as concentrates Medium Outdoor THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Mixed-light Tier 2 Dried flower Environmental pathogen Microorganisms gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Validation Personnel In-process material Bureau Department Pathogen Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Immature plant Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Serving Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Component Proposition 65 warning statement Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type N – for infusions Hazard Indoor cultivation Specialty Cottage Outdoor Premises Flowering Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Allergen adulteration Extraction Outdoor cultivation Watts per square foot package flower or pre-rolls Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Raw material Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Adulterated Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Informational panel Adequate DPH-17-010E Processing aid Actual yield Medium Indoor Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Wet weight Adult-use Market Processing Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Allergen cross-contact products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Canopy Type 12 (Microbusiness) Specialty Indoor Pest Sanitize Labeling CBD from industrial hemp Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Cannabis product Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Ingredient Universal symbol Quarantine Quality Nonmanufactured cannabis product Mature plant Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) list of cannabis manufacturers Manufacture Cultivation Harvest Batch Specialty Cottage Indoor Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Small Outdoor Preventive controls track and trace system Process Unique identifier Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Lot Processor Package Finished product Limited-access area infused pre-rolls Pre-roll 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) Monitor Track-and-trace systems THC Verification MCSB 90-day extension periods cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Small Indoor Primary panel Net weight Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 11 (Distributor) alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) M-license Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Applicant Topical cannabis product and more.

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