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

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


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