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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Distributor Transport Only CDPH-issued universal symbol licensed physical location (premises) Premises Information edible products 2023 regulations testing methods evidence of rehabilitation transportation and security Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Premises Diagram cannabis cartoons surety bond Identifying information Temporary License Application Seller’s permit number ownership premises is not within a Government health claims cultivation onsite consumption of cannabis goods Licensees Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Local Authorization Attachment Ethanol Transition Period Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods 2023 laws Mechanical meat and seafood, and other products cannabis market Category I Residual Pesticides Testing annual license application 2023 issues Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) basic nutritional information pre-made or purchased tobacco products concentrate operating procedures evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises license review process microbusinesses The California Department of Public Health's Track and Trace 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market CDTFA seller’s permit storage of cannabis goods shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Heavy Metals Testing managing member informational panel 2023 fines stickers Temporary Cannabis Event A-licensees amount of THC content re-sealable amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Personnel Requirements medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH dried flower shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 loop system regulatory framework California Public Records Act edibles packaging opaque finished product Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act adult-use commercial cannabis activity Category II Residual Pesticides Testing 120 days protocol Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) 2023 proposed changes no infusion of alcohol medicinal and adult-use markets 600 foot radius of a school licensed cannabis manufacturers Operating Procedures ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS no infusion of nicotine cannabis adult-use products licensed cannabis distributors Transport vehicles alarm system child-resistant outer package identity of the product Foreign Material Testing Financial information licensed cannabis cultivators extraction Local Jurisdictions sanitary and hazard-free environment Licensee Information local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations laboratory quality assurance sampling standards product formulation motor carrier permit inhalable cannabis licensing cannabis distributors government warning statement label list of artificial food colorings 2023 problems premises diagram 2023 revisions Extractions using CO2 must enter certain events licensing cannabis retailers Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) at least 99% purity financial interest holder public health and safety highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin supply chain LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Edibles– Products primary panel requirements payable to the state of California emergency regulations Completed Temporary License Application Form medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together manned motor vehicle conducting quality assurance review cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) MCSB Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL carbohydrates and fat per serving medicinal and adult-use or both markets The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) CO2 and ethanol extractions investment into a commercial cannabis business labels not 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convicted of a substantially related crime Individual Owner packaging transportation of cannabis goods state cannabis licensing separate applications extracts tamper-evident no added caffeine Retailer (Type 10) sugar child-resistant packaging Owner sales of cannabis goods track and trace system delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Cannabis Manufacturing commercial cannabis manufacturers testing of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing entry into the legal, regulated market contaminants vape cartridges Financial Interest health impacts of cannabis public Licensee Lookup Tool compliance with local jurisdiction nonlaboratory quality control ingredient list Local Issuing Authority manufacturer's name local jurisdiction licensing scheme Local Authorization compliance with regulations supplemental label labeling exit packaging Vehicle Requirements Temporary event up to 4 days licensed premises activity for a period of 120 days Proposed Section 40133 M-license transporting cannabis goods Terpenoids Testing at least 20% ownership interest BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Live Scans for each owner local jurisdiction authorization Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Criminal History minimum standards for extraction processes CDPH-9041 consumption of alcohol or tobacco packaging and labeling requirements ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation aggregate interest of 20% or more 2023 compliance highly-concentrated oils or waxes commercial cannabis products Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products manufacturing cannabis products recordkeeping regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises cannabis training disclosure of all criminal convictions disposal designated structure amount of sodium CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing 2023 updates A-license and an M-license Fingerprints testing laboratories secondary packaging cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Retailer 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Microbusiness Licensee Lookup Tool Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) periods of 90 days extensions manufacturing Butane/Hexane/Propane licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers certified by a California-licensed engineer online licensing system manufacturers who package for other producers Industrial Hemp Advisory Board equity interest in a commercial cannabis business 600-foot radius of a school Business Organizational sanitary workplaces procedures for inventory control cannabis sales and/or consumption cannabis cultivation licensing limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package contaminant free Bond and Insurance Information Application Checklist Bond in the amount of $5,000 hydrocarbon-based solvents disposal and destruction methods 2023 important information commercial cannabis manufacturing activity commercial kitchens 100 mg of THC per package alcoholic beverages product guidelines tinctures valid waiver A-license period of 120 days 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In addition, Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Raw material Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Sanitize Processing Hazard Cultivation site Track and trace system Primary panel Premises Bureau Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Qualified individual Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Actual yield Manufacture Process Nursery Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Microorganisms Finished product M-license Infusion Licensee Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 11 (Distributor) Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 UID Allergen cross-contact Package Mixed-light cultivation Nonmanufactured cannabis product Nonvolatile solvent Quality control operation Mixed-light Tier 1 Small Indoor DPH-17-010E track and trace system Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Lot Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Verification Indoor cultivation Adequate Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Product Identity Specialty Cottage Indoor Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Small Outdoor infused butters and oils as concentrates Contact surface Processing aid Type N – for infusions Preventive controls Theoretical yield Ingredient Specialty Outdoor Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Manufacturer licensee Edible cannabis product Processor Quality control personnel CBD from industrial hemp Outdoor cultivation Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Personnel Flowering Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Request for Live Scan Commercial cannabis activity Limited-access area Type 10 (Retailer) Cultivation Canopy Volatile solvent Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Pre-roll Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Harvest Batch Immature plant Serving Medium Indoor package flower or pre-rolls Kief Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Distribution CBD Specialty Cottage Outdoor cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints In-process material Specialty Indoor Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Allergen Component THC Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Informational panel adulteration Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Monitor Net weight Track-and-trace systems Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Wet weight Batch Topical cannabis product Environmental pathogen Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Validation Mixed-light Tier 2 Mature plant list of cannabis manufacturers 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) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Applicant Quarantine Adulterated Department Pest Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Holding Quality Dried flower Type 12 (Microbusiness) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package alternate use of a manufacturing premises Medium Outdoor Unique identifier Labeling Watts per square foot Cannabis product Proposition 65 warning statement cannabis concentrates MCSB 90-day extension periods Adult-use Market Pathogen Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Extraction gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Universal symbol infused pre-rolls and more.

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