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Safety Branch (MCSB) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch sampling standards regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company stickers Category I Residual Pesticides Testing disposal and destruction methods Manufacturing (non-volatile) Application Checklist retailers quality control labels not be attractive entry into the legal, regulated market local jurisdiction authorization licensed cannabis distributors Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) transportation minimum standards for extraction processes persons 21 years of age or older Local Issuing Authority hang tag or a peel-back label packaging and labeling extracts commercial cannabis manufacturers CDPH-9041 finished product M-license edibles packaging opaque evidence of 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In addition, Type P Packaging & Labeling Only infused butters and oils as concentrates Mixed-light Tier 1 Ingredient DPH-17-010E track and trace system Indoor cultivation MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Nonvolatile solvent Cultivation site Bureau Primary panel Flowering Quality control personnel Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Package Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Pest adulteration Infusion package flower or pre-rolls Qualified individual Holding Processing Nursery Adequate Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Processing aid Sanitize Unique identifier Request for Live Scan Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Small Indoor Adulterated Small Outdoor Topical cannabis product Proposition 65 warning statement Outdoor cultivation Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Premises Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Volatile solvent Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Distribution Applicant Medium Outdoor alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type 10 (Retailer) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Component Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Cultivation Informational panel Wet weight Type P – for packaging and labeling only Contact surface Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) 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) Actual yield Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) UID Raw material Manufacture Preventive controls Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Lot Verification Medium Indoor In-process material Edible cannabis product Microorganisms Monitor Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Pre-roll Product Identity Mature plant Theoretical yield Pathogen THC products similar to traditional food products prohibited CBD Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Licensee Track and trace system Specialty Indoor list of cannabis manufacturers Processor Quality control operation Harvest Batch Department Mixed-light cultivation Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Batch Immature plant Hazard Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Environmental pathogen Dried flower cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Adult-use Market Specialty Outdoor infused pre-rolls Mixed-light Tier 2 Track-and-trace systems Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 11 (Distributor) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Specialty Cottage Indoor Watts per square foot Extraction Cannabis product Allergen cross-contact Manufacturer licensee Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Nonmanufactured cannabis product Allergen Quality Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Limited-access area Kief M-license Validation Finished product Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Canopy Type N – for infusions cannabis concentrates Process Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 12 (Microbusiness) Net weight Commercial cannabis activity Personnel CBD from industrial hemp Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Universal symbol Quarantine Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Serving Labeling Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Specialty Cottage Outdoor and more.


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