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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding regulatory framework the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) periods of 90 days extensions quality control medicinal commercial cannabis activity Industrial Hemp Advisory Board hang tag or a peel-back label managing member tamper-evident Temporary event up to 4 days separate applications procedures for inventory control Extractions using CO2 immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Cultivation less than 10,000 Business Organizational regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis government warning statement label ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation aggregate interest of 20% or more annual license application 2022 resolutions CDPH-9041 California Department of Public Health licensed cannabis distributors 2022 recent news conditional license pre-made or purchased manufacturing cannabis products Proposition 65 supplemental label equity interest in a commercial cannabis business CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing exception for testing laboratories Terpenoids Testing cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) consumption of alcohol or tobacco Live Scans for each owner surety bond child-resistant packaging purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands onsite consumption of cannabis goods Mycotoxins Testing public health and safety Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Category II Residual Pesticides Testing cannabis market inventory Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Premises Information finished product Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) infusion some nutritional facts requiring refrigeration Carbon Dioxide (CO2) security at least 20% ownership interest evidence of rehabilitation highly-concentrated oils or waxes scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products amount of sodium A-license and an M-license Application Checklist Physical address health impacts of cannabis compliance with local jurisdiction opaque exit package Temporary Cannabis Event health claims Retailer (Type 10) final form Type S share facility space loan provided to a commercial cannabis business inhalable cannabis extracts Percentage of ownership shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) contaminants definition of owner identity of the product Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing nonlaboratory quality control re-sealable cultivation operating procedures licensed cannabis manufacturers 2022 new laws cannabis cartoons medicinal and adult-use or both markets temporary license required limits 2022 proposed changes CDTFA seller’s permit shared-use manufacturing facilities Fingerprints online licensing system amount of THC content microbusinesses Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) sanitary workplaces cannabis adult-use products exit packaging Temporary License Application 2022 compliance licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL product as a candy prohibited cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Seller’s permit number licensed cannabis cultivators financial interest holder 2022 regulations Temporary License Application Information packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls no infusion of alcohol distributors Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Transport vehicles alarm system amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package adult-use commercial cannabis activity structure and formation documents secondary packaging paper inserted into the packaging Local Authorization Attachment cannabis plants 2022 updates shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Retailer (nonstorefront) storage of cannabis goods dried flower sales of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturers potentially-hazardous foods member manager remove THC/CBD carbohydrates and fat per serving Individual Owner Licensees packaging and labeling requirements Identifying information disposal A-licensees Labor peace agreement Mechanical Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch laboratory quality assurance M-licensees Manufacturing (non-volatile) manufacturing activities product guidelines licensing cannabis distributors vape cartridges commercial cannabis manufacturing activity 100 mg of THC per package manufacture cannabis products packaging California Public Records Act no infusion of nicotine tobacco products medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity entry into the legal, regulated market testing methods Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Local Authorization chain of custody manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) THC levels good manufacturing practices Local Issuing Authority Licensee Information local jurisdiction’s requirements Microbusiness Local Jurisdictions capsules 600-foot radius of a school onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS license review process MCSB emergency regulations transporting cannabis goods Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) disclosure of all criminal convictions Category I Residual Pesticides Testing shipping manifest extraction Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) stickers concentrate secured area labels not be attractive destruction of cannabis goods diagram of the business’s layout Premises diagram waste management laws Cannabis Manufacturing Business Information packaging and labeling 2022 problems edibles packaging opaque cannabis event organizer license persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business written procedures for inventory control Personnel Requirements licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity cannabis cultivation licensing three state cannabis-licensing authorities Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division convicted of a substantially related crime BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL compliance with regulations designated structure three cannabis licensing authorities Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods commercial cannabis activity Financial information Completed Temporary License Application Form LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products M-license mandated warning statements topicals Bond in the amount of $5,000 MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH supply chain must enter certain events local jurisdiction local jurisdiction authorization medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing premises diagram transportation and security Operating Procedures motor carrier permit conducting quality assurance review The California Department of Public Health's Premises Diagram edible products Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package access to the area(s) operating premises manned motor vehicle manufacturers who package for other producers manufacturing practices loop system period of 120 days 2022 laws licensing scheme informational panel 600 foot radius of a school Transition Period manufacturing allergen information licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories child-resistant outer package small product packaging Cannabinoids Testing Butane/Hexane/Propane California Department of Public Health (CDPH) CO2 and ethanol extractions labeling sampling standards medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together 2022 revisions retailers basic nutritional information alcoholic beverages 2022 issues hydrocarbon-based solvents activity for a period of 120 days Moisture Content Testing licensing cannabis retailers delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods volatile solvent sanitary and hazard-free environment commercial cannabis manufacturing in California persons 21 years of age or older medicinal and adult-use markets Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Distributor transport transportation of cannabis goods minimum standards for extraction processes Ethanol regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control valid waiver Bond and Insurance Information commercial kitchens workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Financial Interest list of artificial food colorings protocol testing laboratories Foreign Material Testing Track and Trace cannabis waste highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin certified by a California-licensed engineer Owner The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) licensed physical location (premises) disposal and destruction methods A-license manufacturer's name Vehicle Requirements cannabis training 2022 fines cannabis sales and/or consumption Proposed Section 40133 ingredient list contaminant free licensing cannabis microbusinesses Licensee Lookup Tool transport cannabis goods to retailer local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Distributor Transport Only inventory and quality control property for the commercial cannabis activity investment into a commercial cannabis business at least 99% purity product formulation Heavy Metals Testing licensed premises payable to the state of California waste disposal secondary package primary panel requirements meat and seafood, and other products limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving recordkeeping security and cannabis waste disposal unique ID/batch number 120 days MCSB’s temporary license application sugar tinctures Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Arranging for laboratory testing commercial cannabis manufacturing CDPH-issued universal symbol comply with all packaging and labeling requirements The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Edibles– Products Criminal History Form # CDPH-9041 public Licensee Lookup Tool track and trace system testing lab commercial cannabis products 2022 important information an officer or director of a cannabis business transportation cannabis industries state cannabis licensing no added caffeine ownership premises is not within a Government Food-grade Butter/Oil testing of cannabis goods and more.

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


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