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requirements extraction ownership premises is not within a Government retailers premises diagram basic nutritional information exit packaging the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Food-grade Butter/Oil pre-made or purchased transportation purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands packaging Physical address product as a candy prohibited 2024 revisions Temporary License Application Information Terpenoids Testing Licensee Information 2024 resolutions licensed physical location (premises) Manufacturing (non-volatile) sales of cannabis goods Completed Temporary License Application Form Butane/Hexane/Propane compliance with regulations Edibles– Products minimum standards for extraction processes 2024 fines California Public Records Act paper inserted into the packaging three state cannabis-licensing authorities certified by a California-licensed engineer meat and seafood, and other products Premises diagram volatile solvent no infusion of nicotine must enter certain events CDTFA seller’s permit transporting cannabis goods extracts licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises finished product persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing local jurisdiction authorization manufacturing cannabis products opaque exit package at least 20% ownership interest transportation and security commercial cannabis manufacturing activity potentially-hazardous foods cannabis industries The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) manufacturing Financial information Transport vehicles alarm system 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market health impacts of cannabis cannabis sales and/or consumption licensed cannabis distributors Business Organizational cannabis waste commercial cannabis activity secondary package payable to the state of California packaging and labeling requirements Premises Diagram licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Form # CDPH-9041 procedures for inventory control cannabis training Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) licensing scheme evidence of rehabilitation supplemental label Distributor transport A-licensees microbusinesses sanitary and hazard-free environment good manufacturing practices Seller’s permit number secondary packaging chain of custody periods of 90 days extensions security transportation of cannabis goods public health and safety Operating Procedures licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers regulatory framework A-license and an M-license Cannabis Manufacturing destruction of cannabis goods requiring refrigeration written procedures for inventory control M-licensees BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company medicinal and adult-use or both markets convicted of a substantially related crime licensed premises M-license infusion medicinal and adult-use markets Retailer (nonstorefront) some nutritional facts local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) no infusion of alcohol commercial cannabis manufacturing Application Checklist sugar Arranging for laboratory testing Local Jurisdictions nonlaboratory quality control Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Category II Residual Pesticides Testing distributors manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control unique ID/batch number Moisture Content Testing amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package compliance with local jurisdiction primary panel requirements tobacco products small product packaging license review process The California Department of Public Health's 2024 regulations MCSB Business Information required limits testing lab contaminant free designated structure Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Fingerprints cultivation Retailer (Type 10) Transition Period state cannabis licensing testing methods 2024 compliance surety bond child-resistant packaging managing member Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit 2024 problems 2024 proposed changes disposal and destruction methods licensing cannabis retailers Carbon Dioxide (CO2) waste management laws cannabis cartoons alcoholic beverages Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) online licensing system packaging and labeling conducting quality assurance review Local Authorization Licensee Lookup Tool evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises 600-foot radius of a school CDPH-9041 tinctures remove THC/CBD Owner Local Authorization Attachment scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises loop system delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods labels not be attractive Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods activity for a period of 120 days secured area capsules emergency regulations edibles packaging opaque mandated warning statements consumption of alcohol or tobacco Individual Owner 2024 laws 600 foot radius of a school local jurisdiction cannabis event organizer license Temporary Cannabis Event security and cannabis waste disposal annual license application temporary license commercial cannabis manufacturers no added caffeine workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Licensees Criminal History manufacturing practices motor carrier permit testing of cannabis goods storage of cannabis goods Cultivation less than 10,000 onsite consumption of cannabis goods CDPH-issued universal symbol licensing cannabis microbusinesses Identifying information Bond in the amount of $5,000 Heavy Metals Testing California Department of Public Health adult-use commercial cannabis activity Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products A-license amount of THC content conditional license California Department of Public Health (CDPH) cannabis plants manufacturing activities Mycotoxins Testing manufacture cannabis products highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Percentage of ownership Proposition 65 Local Issuing Authority access to the area(s) onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Premises Information ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Industrial Hemp Advisory Board laboratory quality assurance at least 99% purity identity of the product cannabis market operating premises 2024 updates shared-use manufacturing facilities member manager period of 120 days Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Financial Interest public Licensee Lookup Tool financial interest holder medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity quality control transport cannabis goods to retailer immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery THC levels Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Mechanical disclosure of all criminal convictions product guidelines sanitary workplaces concentrate hydrocarbon-based solvents sampling standards persons 21 years of age or older diagram of the business’s layout testing laboratories shipping manifest structure and formation documents commercial cannabis manufacturing in California child-resistant outer package equity interest in a commercial cannabis business supply chain medicinal commercial cannabis activity Track and Trace protocol licensed cannabis cultivators comply with all packaging and labeling requirements licensed cannabis manufacturers CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL entry into the legal, regulated market A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Cannabinoids Testing Temporary event up to 4 days cannabis cultivation licensing carbohydrates and fat per serving investment into a commercial cannabis business 2024 recent news Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates recordkeeping ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving allergen information Category I Residual Pesticides Testing property for the commercial cannabis activity disposal Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Personnel Requirements commercial cannabis products Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch inventory Proposed Section 40133 labeling tamper-evident Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) 2024 important information aggregate interest of 20% or more Extractions using CO2 limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 government warning statement label Live Scans for each owner three cannabis licensing authorities inventory and quality control highly-concentrated oils or waxes Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Foreign Material Testing separate applications commercial kitchens MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH 2024 new laws definition of owner Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing topicals amount of sodium regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California hang tag or a peel-back label re-sealable informational panel Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) waste disposal licensing cannabis distributors packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls MCSB’s temporary license application and more.

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


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