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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding licensed cannabis manufacturers final form waste disposal ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS packaging hydrocarbon-based solvents manned motor vehicle topicals license review process local jurisdiction’s requirements adult-use commercial cannabis activity A-licensees tobacco products manufacturing cannabis products testing methods motor carrier permit finished product conducting quality assurance review Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control cannabis cartoons Personnel Requirements Retailer (Type 10) 2023 updates written procedures for inventory control packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Cannabis Manufacturing 120 days medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing 2023 issues payable to the state of California state cannabis licensing Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands contaminants THC levels Form # CDPH-9041 alcoholic beverages edibles packaging opaque Food-grade Butter/Oil surety bond Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Temporary event up to 4 days shipping manifest concentrate delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods 600-foot radius of a school local jurisdiction authorization premises diagram manufacturing practices cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Bond in the amount of $5,000 2023 regulations ownership premises is not within a Government Vehicle Requirements licensed cannabis cultivators diagram of the business’s layout Individual Owner CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing highly-concentrated oils or waxes commercial kitchens cannabis industries commercial cannabis products Bond and Insurance Information onsite consumption of cannabis goods Fingerprints regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California cannabis event organizer license manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) tinctures Industrial Hemp Advisory Board some nutritional facts M-licensees CDPH-9041 Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Transition Period infusion annual license application LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS California Public Records Act supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products medicinal and adult-use or both markets Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Financial information labels not be attractive period of 120 days CDTFA seller’s permit distributors procedures for inventory control temporary license secured area equity interest in a commercial cannabis business mandated warning statements compliance with regulations commercial cannabis activity local jurisdiction basic nutritional information Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Temporary License Application recordkeeping transportation 2023 revisions comply with all packaging and labeling requirements 600 foot radius of a school California Department of Public Health Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) health impacts of cannabis licensing cannabis retailers cannabis adult-use products cannabis training commercial cannabis manufacturing activity compliance with local jurisdiction Licensee Lookup Tool Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Transport vehicles alarm system no infusion of nicotine Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing licensing cannabis microbusinesses secondary package investment into a commercial cannabis business Category I Residual Pesticides Testing manufacturing Local Authorization Attachment cannabis cultivation licensing medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 three cannabis licensing authorities sanitary workplaces entry into the legal, regulated market laboratory quality assurance aggregate interest of 20% or more conditional license loop system child-resistant outer package product as a candy prohibited Seller’s permit number M-license certified by a California-licensed engineer amount of sodium Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing pre-made or purchased valid waiver sanitary and hazard-free environment Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) vape cartridges Cultivation less than 10,000 edible products Owner regulatory framework Licensees the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Local Authorization BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL government warning statement label The California Department of Public Health's carbohydrates and fat per serving Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates volatile solvent transportation and security track and trace system licensed cannabis distributors minimum standards for extraction processes 2023 resolutions manufacture cannabis products licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin disclosure of all criminal convictions medicinal commercial cannabis activity 2023 new laws product formulation licensed physical location (premises) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) sales of cannabis goods paper inserted into the packaging destruction of cannabis goods Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) licensed premises 2023 recent news retailers Edibles– Products 2023 fines Ethanol amount of THC content online licensing system licensing cannabis distributors waste management laws exit packaging microbusinesses storage of cannabis goods Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) chain of custody Temporary Cannabis Event Foreign Material Testing 100 mg of THC per package Financial Interest Butane/Hexane/Propane Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act 2023 laws Physical address evidence of rehabilitation CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL meat and seafood, and other products shared-use manufacturing facilities Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Track and Trace hang tag or a peel-back label supplemental label limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package supply chain Labor peace agreement security and cannabis waste disposal 2023 important information immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery opaque exit package quality control secondary packaging Heavy Metals Testing licensing scheme CDPH-issued universal symbol re-sealable MCSB good manufacturing practices Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products manufacturers who package for other producers property for the commercial cannabis activity emergency regulations Terpenoids Testing Premises Information Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Percentage of ownership nonlaboratory quality control testing of cannabis goods list of artificial food colorings amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package transporting cannabis goods allergen information testing laboratories Premises Diagram Microbusiness 2023 problems packaging and labeling operating premises A-license and an M-license Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Mycotoxins Testing definition of owner Business Organizational cannabis plants cannabis waste protocol convicted of a substantially related crime at least 99% purity sampling standards The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) capsules Proposed Section 40133 Distributor transport consumption of alcohol or tobacco Identifying information Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch primary panel requirements cultivation CO2 and ethanol extractions health claims Manufacturing (non-volatile) licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers stickers inhalable cannabis transport cannabis goods to retailer product guidelines Type S share facility space cannabis sales and/or consumption commercial cannabis manufacturers commercial cannabis manufacturing potentially-hazardous foods structure and formation documents limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving disposal persons 21 years of age or older Retailer (nonstorefront) ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation remove THC/CBD contaminant free manufacturing activities operating procedures extracts Mechanical MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Operating Procedures managing member public Licensee Lookup Tool licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Category II Residual Pesticides Testing three state cannabis-licensing authorities packaging and labeling requirements loan provided to a commercial cannabis business medicinal and adult-use markets financial interest holder Extractions using CO2 Proposition 65 testing lab unique ID/batch number MCSB’s temporary license application dried flower cannabis market regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis must enter certain events 2023 proposed changes sugar scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Premises diagram shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Completed Temporary License Application Form California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Licensee Information designated structure no infusion of alcohol requiring refrigeration manufacturer's name A-license small product packaging member manager Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Cannabinoids Testing tamper-evident Live Scans for each owner child-resistant packaging Local Jurisdictions Criminal History labeling access to the area(s) disposal and destruction methods Arranging for laboratory testing no added caffeine required limits Distributor Transport Only inventory and quality control inventory ingredient list Business Information an officer or director of a cannabis business at least 20% ownership interest periods of 90 days extensions identity of the product informational panel transportation of cannabis goods exception for testing laboratories 2023 compliance extraction public health and safety commercial cannabis manufacturing in California separate applications Local Issuing Authority Temporary License Application Information activity for a period of 120 days Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Moisture Content Testing Application Checklist security and more.

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

Last updated on March 26, 2023

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