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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding 2021 updates loan provided to a commercial cannabis business procedures for inventory control Temporary Cannabis Event dried flower sanitary workplaces diagram of the business’s layout an officer or director of a cannabis business highly-concentrated oils or waxes microbusinesses manufacturer's name Physical address 2021 proposed changes inhalable cannabis period of 120 days 2021 problems local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Arranging for laboratory testing Completed Temporary License Application Form 120 days The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) conditional license waste management laws commercial kitchens cannabis cartoons some nutritional facts three cannabis licensing authorities ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS local jurisdiction’s requirements CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 100 mg of THC per package Industrial Hemp Advisory Board meat and seafood, and other products CDPH-9041 packaging Retailer (Type 10) must enter certain events recordkeeping Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control cannabis waste MCSB licensing scheme Vehicle Requirements definition of owner Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package compliance with regulations annual license application medicinal and adult-use markets license review process inventory and quality control CDPH-issued universal symbol evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises cannabis market disposal and destruction methods Terpenoids Testing Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing compliance with local jurisdiction required limits extracts Business Information licensing cannabis retailers Heavy Metals Testing tobacco products M-licensees Labor peace agreement 2021 issues emergency regulations MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH evidence of rehabilitation nonlaboratory quality control manufacturing activities managing member online licensing system tinctures edible products cannabis event organizer license loop system Local Authorization Attachment three state cannabis-licensing authorities shipping manifest no infusion of nicotine potentially-hazardous foods CDTFA seller’s permit Microbusiness 2021 recent news convicted of a substantially related crime Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods transportation conducting quality assurance review Butane/Hexane/Propane MCSB’s temporary license application Premises Diagram Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products distributors regulatory framework onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Temporary License Application final form Retailer (nonstorefront) 2021 new laws Local Authorization regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis CO2 and ethanol extractions Temporary License Application Information identity of the product transportation and security child-resistant packaging Distributor Transport Only contaminant free medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing manufacture cannabis products licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers cannabis sales and/or consumption transporting cannabis goods retailers immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Local Jurisdictions transport cannabis goods to retailer M-license cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) cannabis industries investment into a commercial cannabis business capsules carbohydrates and fat per serving security 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market THC levels California Department of Public Health Transport vehicles alarm system manufacturers who package for other producers ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation testing laboratories adult-use commercial cannabis activity Proposition 65 primary panel requirements designated structure activity 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hydrocarbon-based solvents Proposed Section 40133 medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Moisture Content Testing edibles packaging opaque Licensee Information Owner Foreign Material Testing Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 health impacts of cannabis stickers Ethanol scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises concentrate sanitary and hazard-free environment Fingerprints exit packaging financial interest holder California Department of Public Health (CDPH) infusion allergen information alcoholic beverages at least 99% purity Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Seller’s permit number Operating Procedures The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) written procedures for inventory control inventory Mycotoxins Testing licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises labeling local jurisdiction authorization Food-grade Butter/Oil licensed physical location (premises) topicals government warning statement label Edibles– Products Business Organizational Extractions using CO2 state cannabis licensing 2021 regulations mandated warning statements secondary package secondary packaging medicinal commercial cannabis activity finished product Licensees 2021 resolutions public health and safety cannabis cultivation licensing Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch commercial cannabis manufacturing manufacturing cannabis products licensing cannabis distributors local jurisdiction good manufacturing practices temporary license sales of cannabis goods Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) 2021 fines shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit operating premises medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Bond in the amount of $5,000 at least 20% ownership interest destruction of cannabis goods structure and formation documents operating procedures security and cannabis waste disposal child-resistant outer package cultivation Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 pre-made or purchased entry into the legal, regulated market quality control shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company licensed cannabis manufacturers Transition Period remove THC/CBD vape cartridges onsite consumption of cannabis goods Cultivation less than 10,000 2021 compliance surety bond amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package opaque exit package Temporary event up to 4 days Financial Interest property for the commercial cannabis activity sugar Type S share facility space Individual Owner highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin licensed cannabis distributors commercial cannabis manufacturing in California minimum standards for extraction processes Application Checklist aggregate interest of 20% or more Identifying information contaminants informational panel manufacturing practices supplemental label A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity exception for testing laboratories LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Local Issuing Authority Live Scans for each owner payable to the state of California access to the area(s) The California Department of Public Health's Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) testing lab Cannabis Manufacturing sampling standards certified by a California-licensed engineer 2021 important information 2021 revisions manned motor vehicle ingredient list Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 separate applications manufacturing persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands motor carrier permit Category I Residual Pesticides Testing workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control paper inserted into the packaging Cannabinoids Testing no infusion of alcohol extraction premises diagram Form # CDPH-9041 packaging and labeling Bond and Insurance Information licensing cannabis microbusinesses Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing track and trace system Distributor transport secured area laboratory quality assurance storage of cannabis goods Licensee Lookup Tool Personnel Requirements labels not be attractive no added caffeine Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Criminal History Premises Information testing of cannabis goods Track and Trace hang tag or a peel-back label re-sealable BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL 600 foot radius of a school A-licensees member manager disposal cannabis training amount of sodium basic nutritional information Manufacturing (non-volatile) product formulation comply with all packaging and labeling requirements cannabis plants chain of custody Financial information cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Carbon Dioxide (CO2) unique ID/batch number ownership premises is not within a Government A-license transportation of cannabis goods licensed cannabis cultivators Mechanical supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates disclosure of all criminal convictions commercial cannabis products licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) public Licensee Lookup Tool packaging and labeling requirements California Public Records Act Percentage of ownership 600-foot radius of a school Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) A-license and an M-license amount of THC content volatile solvent product as a candy prohibited medicinal and adult-use or both markets and more.

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


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