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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding surety bond motor carrier permit Proposition 65 annual license application CDPH-9041 2019 recent news ownership premises is not within a Government inventory persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Heavy Metals Testing Butane/Hexane/Propane at least 99% purity Bond and Insurance Information managing member track and trace system carbohydrates and fat per serving A-license Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division A-licensees local jurisdiction Premises Diagram concentrate cannabis cartoons supply chain an officer or director of a cannabis business member manager 100 mg of THC per package contaminant free 2019 problems mandated warning statements Premises Information medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch no added caffeine labels not be attractive evidence of rehabilitation packaging and labeling Premises diagram basic nutritional information Cultivation less than 10,000 regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) 2019 regulations microbusinesses comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products M-license Temporary Cannabis Event licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control emergency regulations Business Information labeling commercial cannabis manufacturing in California manufacture cannabis products requiring refrigeration Fingerprints potentially-hazardous foods Cannabis Manufacturing loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Distributor Transport Only testing lab Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles property for the commercial cannabis activity cannabis market recordkeeping capsules destruction of cannabis goods consumption of alcohol or tobacco conducting quality assurance review dried flower the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Track and Trace Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Local Authorization transporting cannabis goods Physical address licensed cannabis manufacturers ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation at least 20% ownership interest valid waiver Mechanical Form # CDPH-9041 manufacturing cannabis products cultivation transportation security and cannabis waste disposal Application Checklist period of 120 days contaminants shared-use manufacturing facilities exception for testing laboratories operating procedures MCSB’s temporary license application disclosure of all criminal convictions operating premises some nutritional facts alcoholic beverages allergen information storage of cannabis goods medicinal commercial cannabis activity meat and seafood, and other products infusion Percentage of ownership cannabis waste inhalable cannabis Live Scans for each owner Licensee Lookup Tool Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) 120 days highly-concentrated oils or waxes The California Department of Public Health's Type S share facility space public Licensee Lookup Tool 2019 proposed changes separate applications activity for a period of 120 days investment into a commercial cannabis business manned motor vehicle Retailer (Type 10) Temporary event up to 4 days transport cannabis goods to retailer medicinal and adult-use or both markets 2019 revisions product formulation Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) 600 foot radius of a school California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Retailer (nonstorefront) final form A-license and an M-license disposal Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market persons 21 years of age or older testing methods MCSB sampling standards packaging must enter certain events 2019 laws Transition Period ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS sugar tinctures cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Completed Temporary License Application Form Water/Food-grade Dry Ice procedures for inventory control Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Transport vehicles alarm system three state cannabis-licensing authorities Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) secondary packaging topicals 2019 resolutions cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Seller’s permit number licensing cannabis retailers Labor peace agreement Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 commercial cannabis manufacturers list of artificial food colorings primary panel requirements Owner cannabis cultivation licensing CDTFA seller’s permit Personnel Requirements Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) aggregate interest of 20% or more equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Temporary License Application Edibles– Products stickers ingredient list waste disposal local jurisdiction authorization CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing diagram of the business’s layout vape cartridges licensing cannabis distributors 2019 compliance evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises security amount of sodium Licensee Information inventory and quality control opaque exit package remove THC/CBD medicinal and adult-use markets online licensing system delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods small product packaging manufacturing practices amount of THC content regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis transportation of cannabis goods LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS written procedures for inventory control licensed cannabis cultivators Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Moisture Content Testing Industrial Hemp Advisory Board payable to the state of California highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Category II Residual Pesticides Testing retailers Carbon Dioxide (CO2) conditional license licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 finished product commercial cannabis products A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity distributors California Public Records Act certified by a California-licensed engineer scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit convicted of a substantially related crime Financial Interest child-resistant outer package Proposed Section 40133 no infusion of nicotine commercial cannabis manufacturing activity supplemental label identity of the product three cannabis licensing authorities Cannabinoids Testing licensing cannabis microbusinesses Financial information Food-grade Butter/Oil adult-use commercial cannabis activity workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control testing laboratories Terpenoids Testing no infusion of alcohol MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Manufacturing (non-volatile) extraction local jurisdiction’s requirements packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Local Issuing Authority cannabis adult-use products secured area California Department of Public Health Identifying information CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacturing activities temporary license shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company entry into the legal, regulated market Microbusiness Mycotoxins Testing good manufacturing practices unique ID/batch number onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods quality control Ethanol commercial kitchens Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) product as a candy prohibited health impacts of cannabis tobacco products edible products premises diagram required limits hang tag or a peel-back label Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Foreign Material Testing Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates public health and safety manufacturing 2019 fines Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing sanitary and hazard-free environment Business Organizational immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery hydrocarbon-based solvents Local Jurisdictions laboratory quality assurance health claims minimum standards for extraction processes The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Temporary License Application Information Criminal History structure and formation documents tamper-evident Distributor transport sanitary workplaces testing of cannabis goods product guidelines manufacturers who package for other producers paper inserted into the packaging CO2 and ethanol extractions shipping manifest Operating Procedures transportation and security cannabis event organizer license Arranging for laboratory testing licensed cannabis distributors government warning statement label licensing scheme protocol periods of 90 days extensions 2019 new laws 2019 important information cannabis industries 2019 updates nonlaboratory quality control loop system commercial cannabis manufacturing exit packaging re-sealable financial interest holder chain of custody Individual Owner child-resistant packaging packaging and labeling requirements 600-foot radius of a school local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations license review process Licensees Extractions using CO2 Bond in the amount of $5,000 sales of cannabis goods 2019 issues Category I Residual Pesticides Testing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL licensed physical location (premises) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) disposal and destruction methods cannabis plants access to the area(s) licensed premises compliance with local jurisdiction cannabis training onsite consumption of cannabis goods secondary package CDPH-issued universal symbol Vehicle Requirements designated structure edibles packaging opaque THC levels regulatory framework volatile solvent M-licensees informational panel definition of owner limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving pre-made or purchased manufacturer's name commercial cannabis activity compliance with regulations Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Local Authorization Attachment manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) state cannabis licensing waste management laws cannabis sales and/or consumption extracts and more.

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


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