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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding paper inserted into the packaging labels not be attractive stickers shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit compliance with regulations activity for a period of 120 days at least 99% purity government warning statement label licensed physical location (premises) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Identifying information Bond in the amount of $5,000 manufacturing three cannabis licensing authorities adult-use commercial cannabis activity Fingerprints destruction of cannabis goods required limits 2024 revisions alcoholic beverages diagram of the business’s layout secondary package Ethanol inventory and quality control Completed Temporary License Application Form good manufacturing practices licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories written procedures for inventory control amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Moisture Content Testing member manager limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving no infusion of nicotine cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) manufacturer's name evidence of rehabilitation licensed cannabis manufacturers managing member exception for testing laboratories Form # CDPH-9041 Percentage of ownership local jurisdiction’s requirements Licensee Information conditional license product as a candy prohibited recordkeeping 2024 laws licensed cannabis distributors loop system sanitary and hazard-free environment an officer or director of a cannabis business 600 foot radius of a school Premises Diagram supplemental label regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis hang tag or a peel-back label 2024 resolutions Licensees Transport vehicles alarm system manned motor vehicle carbohydrates and fat per serving cannabis market Microbusiness manufacturers who package for other producers 2024 fines cannabis cultivation licensing security Local Issuing Authority 120 days protocol onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods California Department of Public Health workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package 2024 issues Heavy Metals Testing Food-grade Butter/Oil meat and seafood, and other products Category I Residual Pesticides Testing access to the area(s) Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing cannabis waste cannabis cartoons commercial cannabis manufacturing activity packaging and labeling requirements transporting cannabis goods potentially-hazardous foods A-license 2024 compliance manufacturing activities commercial cannabis activity 2024 problems track and trace system license review process Application Checklist medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Operating Procedures The California Department of Public Health's 2024 recent news motor carrier permit annual license application testing of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturers sugar transportation and security Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) medicinal and adult-use markets conducting quality assurance review MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH re-sealable security and cannabis waste disposal Mycotoxins Testing Live Scans for each owner aggregate interest of 20% or more structure and formation documents packaging Labor peace agreement retailers primary panel requirements licensing cannabis retailers Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Temporary License Application public Licensee Lookup Tool highly-concentrated oils or waxes licensed cannabis cultivators remove THC/CBD medicinal commercial cannabis activity licensed premises cannabis adult-use products Butane/Hexane/Propane Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Extractions using CO2 regulatory framework ingredient list quality control licensing cannabis distributors cannabis plants child-resistant outer package health claims inhalable cannabis A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity entry into the legal, regulated market Seller’s permit number cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale commercial kitchens premises diagram Retailer (nonstorefront) Business Organizational Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 2024 updates commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Track and Trace product formulation local jurisdiction authorization Premises Information testing lab shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company vape cartridges public health and safety transportation of cannabis goods regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California secured area Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) infusion concentrate designated structure 2024 proposed changes capsules Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division commercial cannabis manufacturing packaging and labeling 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Proposition 65 MCSB’s temporary license application payable to the state of California Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) THC levels extraction investment into a commercial cannabis business transport cannabis goods to retailer Bond and Insurance Information contaminant free surety bond 2024 regulations three state cannabis-licensing authorities Temporary event up to 4 days purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Water/Food-grade Dry Ice temporary license property for the commercial cannabis activity tobacco products operating premises Manufacturing (non-volatile) Personnel Requirements Temporary Cannabis Event Mechanical Individual Owner Edibles– Products at least 20% ownership interest Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) dried flower cannabis event organizer license Vehicle Requirements Retailer (Type 10) Business Information Cultivation less than 10,000 cannabis training testing methods Distributor Transport Only ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation compliance with local jurisdiction supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products loan provided to a commercial cannabis business edible products microbusinesses labeling certified by a California-licensed engineer laboratory quality assurance Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Financial Interest volatile solvent minimum standards for extraction processes state cannabis licensing Cannabis Manufacturing disposal packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls manufacturing practices LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin emergency regulations basic nutritional information distributors equity interest in a commercial cannabis business requiring refrigeration CO2 and ethanol extractions procedures for inventory control finished product periods of 90 days extensions exit packaging hydrocarbon-based solvents Terpenoids Testing Owner allergen information consumption of alcohol or tobacco Industrial Hemp Advisory Board BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) sanitary workplaces unique ID/batch number The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) contaminants must enter certain events Temporary License Application Information separate applications Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) storage of cannabis goods Physical address medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity period of 120 days no added caffeine local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations cultivation cannabis industries small product packaging onsite consumption of cannabis goods MCSB ownership premises is not within a Government manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) convicted of a substantially related crime Cannabinoids Testing Category II Residual Pesticides Testing sampling standards waste disposal Type S share facility space A-license and an M-license ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS comply with all packaging and labeling requirements tinctures disposal and destruction methods Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis sales and/or consumption Financial information no infusion of alcohol some nutritional facts shared-use manufacturing facilities Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Local Authorization Attachment medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Premises diagram amount of THC content California Department of Public Health (CDPH) licensing scheme manufacturing cannabis products Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) M-license licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises California Public Records Act local jurisdiction secondary packaging Transition Period Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Arranging for laboratory testing amount of sodium 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market 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In addition, Applicant Monitor infused butters and oils as concentrates Sanitize Nursery Canopy Ingredient Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 adulteration Cultivation site Quality Adequate Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Quality control operation Department Hazard Premises Dried flower Mixed-light Tier 1 Processor Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock CBD Watts per square foot Harvest Batch Quarantine Adult-use Market Request for Live Scan Specialty Indoor track and trace system Manufacturer licensee THC Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Holding Environmental pathogen Small Outdoor Type 11 (Distributor) Flowering Edible cannabis product Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Labeling products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Primary panel list of cannabis manufacturers Wet weight Specialty Cottage Outdoor Net weight Verification Actual yield Pest Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type P – for packaging and labeling only Lot Process Medium Indoor Preventive controls Type 10 (Retailer) Specialty Cottage Indoor Theoretical yield Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Allergen Small Indoor cannabis concentrates CBD from industrial hemp 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) Nonmanufactured cannabis product Contact surface Immature plant Licensee Batch Processing aid Volatile solvent Mixed-light cultivation Nonvolatile solvent cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Quality control personnel Cultivation Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Product Identity Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) In-process material Informational panel Universal symbol Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Track and trace system Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Pathogen Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Processing Proposition 65 warning statement Mature plant Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Indoor cultivation M-license Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Component Raw material package flower or pre-rolls Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Bureau DPH-17-010E Qualified individual Pre-roll THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Commercial cannabis activity Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Cannabis product Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Track-and-trace systems alternate use of a manufacturing premises Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Topical cannabis product Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Medium Outdoor Kief infused pre-rolls Limited-access area Package Adulterated Personnel Finished product Validation Specialty Outdoor Microorganisms gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Manufacture Extraction Mixed-light Tier 2 Outdoor cultivation UID Distribution Infusion Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Unique identifier Type N – for infusions Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Allergen cross-contact Serving Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) and more.


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