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disposal and destruction methods no infusion of alcohol local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations hydrocarbon-based solvents topicals convicted of a substantially related crime Owner written procedures for inventory control consumption of alcohol or tobacco dried flower persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business medicinal and adult-use markets shared-use manufacturing facilities Proposed Section 40133 definition of owner cannabis event organizer license Form # CDPH-9041 cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Licensee Lookup Tool mandated warning statements shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company re-sealable Financial Interest must enter certain events regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California exception for testing laboratories licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises tinctures separate applications Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, 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In addition, Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type N – for infusions Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Verification Processor Specialty Cottage Outdoor Processing aid Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Pest Nonmanufactured cannabis product Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Indoor cultivation Preventive controls Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) In-process material Nonvolatile solvent Nursery Limited-access area Dried flower Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Wet weight Distribution Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Adult-use Market Sanitize Serving Quality control operation Manufacturer licensee Contact surface Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Monitor Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Manufacture Actual yield cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Mixed-light Tier 1 Informational panel Specialty Cottage Indoor Specialty Indoor Department Type 10 (Retailer) Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) MCSB 90-day extension periods Process Edible cannabis product Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Flowering Harvest Batch infused butters and oils as concentrates Kief Batch Package Component Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Small Indoor Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Mixed-light cultivation Type P – for packaging and labeling only Quarantine Proposition 65 warning statement Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 UID adulteration Cultivation site Track and trace system Lot alternate use of a manufacturing premises Microorganisms Allergen Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) M-license THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package cannabis concentrates Extraction track and trace system Labeling Cultivation Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Universal symbol Volatile solvent Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Hazard Mixed-light Tier 2 Quality Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Adequate Validation Adulterated Outdoor cultivation Product Identity Premises Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents 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) CBD from industrial hemp Pre-roll Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Environmental pathogen Request for Live Scan Mature plant Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Track-and-trace systems Allergen cross-contact Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Watts per square foot Applicant infused pre-rolls gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Bureau Personnel Commercial cannabis activity Type 11 (Distributor) Quality control personnel Theoretical yield Cannabis product package flower or pre-rolls Small Outdoor Medium Indoor Finished product Raw material Ingredient Primary panel Holding Immature plant Unique identifier list of cannabis manufacturers Type 12 (Microbusiness) Specialty Outdoor Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Topical cannabis product Licensee Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Processing Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Pathogen Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Medium Outdoor Infusion Canopy Qualified individual Type P Packaging & Labeling Only DPH-17-010E Net weight Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) THC CBD and more.


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