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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods cannabis event organizer license ownership premises is not within a Government re-sealable Arranging for laboratory testing transportation of cannabis goods sanitary and hazard-free environment 2024 resolutions packaging and labeling requirements vape cartridges disclosure of all criminal convictions scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) an officer or director of a cannabis business Food-grade Butter/Oil Temporary License Application Information testing lab Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Distributor transport Licensees Distributor Transport Only emergency regulations microbusinesses informational panel highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin small product packaging conducting quality assurance review commercial cannabis manufacturing in California investment into a commercial cannabis business capsules Category II Residual Pesticides Testing labels not be attractive activity for a period of 120 days Mechanical local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Local Jurisdictions adult-use commercial cannabis activity Local Issuing Authority access to the area(s) 2024 updates 2024 important information quality control ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS requiring refrigeration license review process Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing 600-foot radius of a school no infusion of alcohol California Department of Public Health (CDPH) required limits hydrocarbon-based solvents Financial information amount of sodium Operating Procedures 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market minimum standards for extraction processes Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) certified by a California-licensed engineer medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together edibles packaging opaque licensed cannabis distributors child-resistant outer package transport cannabis goods to retailer Track and Trace manufacture cannabis products Physical address product guidelines Licensee Lookup Tool packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls shared-use manufacturing facilities 120 days Live Scans for each owner commercial cannabis activity ingredient list Owner Terpenoids Testing licensed cannabis manufacturers Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) tobacco products waste management laws no added caffeine operating premises cannabis training Form # CDPH-9041 online licensing system Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) opaque exit package at least 99% purity valid waiver distributors Premises diagram three state cannabis-licensing authorities shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company equity interest in a commercial cannabis business transporting cannabis goods cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Cannabinoids Testing cannabis sales and/or consumption mandated warning statements remove THC/CBD Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Moisture Content Testing medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity state cannabis licensing Fingerprints amount of THC content product formulation Mycotoxins Testing Premises Diagram security and cannabis waste disposal track and trace system cannabis waste testing methods Labor peace agreement Manufacturing (non-volatile) member manager 2024 regulations good manufacturing practices Proposed Section 40133 amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package CDPH-issued universal symbol written procedures for inventory control cannabis market California Public Records Act 2024 new laws unique ID/batch number CDTFA seller’s permit property for the commercial cannabis activity secured area Local Authorization three cannabis 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goods local jurisdiction’s requirements 2024 revisions secondary packaging licensing cannabis retailers A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity aggregate interest of 20% or more conditional license security structure and formation documents exception for testing laboratories medicinal and adult-use markets licensing scheme retailers cannabis adult-use products temporary license licensed premises MCSB’s temporary license application transportation finished product Premises Information labeling entry into the legal, regulated market Transition Period evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises THC levels the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) licensing cannabis microbusinesses Criminal History Percentage of ownership CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing infusion disposal Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers cannabis industries meat and seafood, and other products limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving transportation and security local jurisdiction CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacturers who package for other producers product as a candy prohibited The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) contaminants Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act 100 mg of THC per package medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing 2024 recent news allergen information testing laboratories hang tag or a peel-back label cannabis cartoons volatile solvent inventory and quality control final form Cannabis Manufacturing shipping manifest protocol Extractions using CO2 licensed physical location (premises) Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division cultivation designated structure Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) supply chain medicinal commercial cannabis activity operating procedures sampling standards financial interest holder child-resistant packaging Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Ethanol 2024 laws comply with all packaging and labeling requirements disposal and destruction methods A-license and an M-license Microbusiness Personnel Requirements manufacturing cannabis products loan provided to a commercial cannabis business local jurisdiction authorization purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands premises diagram Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles A-licensees Business Information cannabis cultivation licensing 2024 compliance 600 foot radius of a school Licensee Information packaging Financial Interest onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Retailer (nonstorefront) paper inserted into the packaging CDPH-9041 cannabis plants Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods onsite consumption of cannabis goods highly-concentrated oils or waxes convicted of a substantially related crime manned motor vehicle annual license application The California Department of Public Health's evidence of rehabilitation 2024 problems Carbon Dioxide (CO2) inhalable cannabis Butane/Hexane/Propane public Licensee Lookup Tool 2024 proposed changes testing of cannabis goods 2024 fines extracts tinctures pre-made or purchased must enter certain events at least 20% ownership interest M-licensees identity of the product commercial cannabis manufacturers payable to the state of California secondary package manufacturing practices MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Edibles– Products inventory commercial cannabis products manufacturing activities LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS basic nutritional information persons 21 years of age or older primary panel requirements no infusion of nicotine loop system persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Bond in the amount of $5,000 Industrial Hemp Advisory Board BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Temporary Cannabis Event Business Organizational motor carrier permit cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale manufacturer's name Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Identifying information Temporary event up to 4 days Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Bond and Insurance Information stickers Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 procedures for inventory control some nutritional facts period of 120 days laboratory quality assurance diagram of the business’s layout waste disposal Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates health impacts of cannabis surety bond recordkeeping regulatory framework ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation contaminant free periods of 90 days extensions edible products sugar and more.

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


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