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to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) shared-use manufacturing facilities transport cannabis goods to retailer structure and formation documents limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package at least 99% purity annual license application capsules hydrocarbon-based solvents cannabis sales and/or consumption at least 20% ownership interest Carbon Dioxide (CO2) sugar public Licensee Lookup Tool A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity protocol state cannabis licensing MCSB shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company nonlaboratory quality control manufacture cannabis products Ethanol supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products consumption of alcohol or tobacco Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 transportation and security labeling volatile solvent Microbusiness California 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Material Testing 600-foot radius of a school A-license and an M-license unique ID/batch number Owner loan provided to a commercial cannabis business 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market transportation Proposition 65 Cannabis Manufacturing A-licensees list of artificial food colorings destruction of cannabis goods hang tag or a peel-back label topicals valid waiver licensing cannabis microbusinesses cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) 2020 compliance surety bond regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis packaging certified by a California-licensed engineer security and cannabis waste disposal shipping manifest Fingerprints packaging and labeling Temporary License Application definition of owner government warning statement label online licensing system immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Application Checklist the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 storage of cannabis goods testing laboratories opaque exit package equity interest in a commercial cannabis business licensing scheme onsite consumption of cannabis goods licensed physical location (premises) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice 2020 problems sanitary workplaces Live Scans for each owner track and trace system regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California exit packaging persons 21 years of age or older Retailer (nonstorefront) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) meat and seafood, and other products infusion Retailer (Type 10) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing 2020 recent news three cannabis licensing authorities identity of the product inventory inhalable cannabis must enter certain events designated structure 2020 regulations commercial cannabis products licensed cannabis distributors 2020 important information packaging and labeling requirements manufacturing cannabis products adult-use 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In addition, Cannabis product Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Personnel Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Volatile solvent Manufacture Immature plant Holding track and trace system Cultivation site Indoor cultivation Edible cannabis product Processor Quality Verification Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Adequate Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Distribution Theoretical yield Department Informational panel package flower or pre-rolls Quarantine Flowering Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Adult-use Market Commercial cannabis activity Nursery Sanitize Component Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) adulteration infused butters and oils as concentrates Cultivation list of cannabis manufacturers Outdoor cultivation Hazard Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) UID Pest Wet weight Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Batch MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Bureau Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Extraction Processing Preventive controls Mixed-light cultivation Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Quality control personnel Lot Request for Live Scan In-process material Type P – for packaging and labeling only THC Track and trace system Raw material Mixed-light Tier 2 Canopy Monitor Track-and-trace systems Mature plant Mixed-light Tier 1 Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Ingredient Infusion Allergen cross-contact 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 Proposition 65 warning statement Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Harvest Batch Net weight Pathogen Adulterated Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Validation Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Small Indoor Environmental pathogen Specialty Cottage Outdoor products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Medium Outdoor Specialty Outdoor Type 10 (Retailer) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Primary panel Qualified individual Premises Small Outdoor Type 11 (Distributor) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 CBD from industrial hemp CBD Topical cannabis product Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Contact surface M-license Package Labeling Specialty Indoor alternate use of a manufacturing premises Processing aid Process Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 12 (Microbusiness) cannabis concentrates Allergen Nonvolatile solvent Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Licensee Manufacturer licensee Specialty Cottage Indoor Watts per square foot Limited-access area gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Microorganisms Kief Medium Indoor Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Serving Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Applicant Actual yield Type N – for infusions Unique identifier Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Product Identity Universal symbol Pre-roll Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Dried flower Finished product Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Quality control operation infused pre-rolls DPH-17-010E and more.


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