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hydrocarbon-based solvents Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products cannabis industries Mycotoxins Testing M-license 600-foot radius of a school Business Organizational Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) 2024 regulations aggregate interest of 20% or more ownership premises is not within a Government 2024 problems opaque exit package testing of cannabis goods temporary license unique ID/batch number entry into the legal, regulated market 2024 updates licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Application Checklist Individual Owner Food-grade Butter/Oil separate applications 600 foot radius of a school procedures for inventory control transporting cannabis goods limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package MCSB’s temporary license application at least 20% ownership interest CDTFA seller’s permit local jurisdiction’s requirements cultivation Type S share facility space 100 mg of THC per package California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Live Scans for each owner some nutritional facts manufacturer's name California Department of Public Health mandated warning statements product guidelines Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Cultivation less than 10,000 pre-made or purchased ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products access to the area(s) child-resistant packaging workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale three cannabis licensing authorities state cannabis licensing packaging retailers The California Department of Public Health's conditional license informational panel laboratory quality assurance 2024 issues protocol cannabis sales and/or consumption Labor peace agreement sugar Completed Temporary License Application Form an officer or director of a cannabis business public health and safety license review process disposal and destruction methods Seller’s permit number nonlaboratory quality control licensed premises no infusion of alcohol manufacture cannabis products topicals tinctures commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Transition Period sampling standards Form # CDPH-9041 cannabis adult-use products regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis 2024 resolutions Temporary event up to 4 days licensing cannabis distributors Foreign Material Testing Terpenoids Testing dried flower edibles packaging opaque compliance with regulations product as a candy prohibited cannabis cartoons Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Physical address 2024 compliance Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division inventory Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 M-licensees required limits Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch must enter certain events disposal Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Butane/Hexane/Propane Edibles– Products online licensing system Distributor transport Criminal History Business Information local jurisdiction authorization sanitary and hazard-free environment CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL payable to the state of California potentially-hazardous foods testing laboratories disclosure of all criminal convictions Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) periods of 90 days extensions cannabis plants evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises managing member product formulation cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) waste management laws stickers health impacts of cannabis extraction annual license application Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing manufacturing cannabis products Cannabinoids Testing manned motor vehicle Local Authorization Attachment child-resistant outer package requiring refrigeration Licensee Information Local Authorization identity of the product loan provided to a commercial cannabis business transportation of cannabis goods public Licensee Lookup Tool commercial kitchens the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together 2024 proposed changes CDPH-9041 2024 laws operating procedures medicinal and adult-use or both markets primary panel requirements hang tag or a peel-back label licensed cannabis distributors transportation commercial cannabis activity shipping manifest inhalable cannabis Local Jurisdictions concentrate Financial information 2024 new laws meat and seafood, and other products 120 days 2024 revisions A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Transport vehicles alarm system security and cannabis waste disposal Percentage of ownership consumption of alcohol or tobacco three state cannabis-licensing authorities cannabis market BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Bond in the amount of $5,000 emergency regulations transport cannabis goods to retailer designated structure secondary package manufacturing CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing 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In addition, Nonmanufactured cannabis product Bureau THC Primary panel Request for Live Scan Adulterated Sanitize Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Quality Limited-access area Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Personnel Environmental pathogen Informational panel Contact surface Pest Allergen Dried flower DPH-17-010E UID Processor Component Net weight Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Mixed-light Tier 2 Harvest Batch Manufacture Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Nonvolatile solvent Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Pathogen Raw material Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) 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) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Infusion Premises Type P – for packaging and labeling only Quarantine Small Indoor In-process material Adult-use Market gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Nursery Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Validation M-license package flower or pre-rolls Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Canopy Volatile solvent Specialty Cottage Indoor Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Outdoor cultivation Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Track and trace system Package Cultivation site Extraction Edible cannabis product products similar to traditional food products prohibited Monitor Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Unique identifier Small Outdoor cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Processing aid Universal symbol Specialty Cottage Outdoor alternate use of a manufacturing premises Processing MCSB 90-day extension periods Wet weight Kief Allergen cross-contact Quality control personnel Labeling THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package CBD Mixed-light cultivation Finished product Verification Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Indoor cultivation Serving Watts per square foot Department Track-and-trace systems Theoretical yield Holding Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Licensee Specialty Indoor Medium Indoor Cultivation Product Identity Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) cannabis concentrates Medium Outdoor Pre-roll Actual yield Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Cannabis product Commercial cannabis activity Flowering Type N – for infusions Adequate Manufacturer licensee Applicant Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Mixed-light Tier 1 Distribution list of cannabis manufacturers Process Type 10 (Retailer) Immature plant track and trace system Specialty Outdoor Microorganisms Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) infused pre-rolls Topical cannabis product Preventive controls Batch Type 11 (Distributor) Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Qualified individual Mature plant infused butters and oils as concentrates Proposition 65 warning statement Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Lot Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Hazard Ingredient adulteration CBD from industrial hemp Quality control operation Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) and more.


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