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and Safety Act destruction of cannabis goods Local Jurisdictions ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation payable to the state of California Microbusiness testing methods packaging CDPH-9041 testing of cannabis goods periods of 90 days extensions Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing vape cartridges health claims aggregate interest of 20% or more licensing cannabis distributors requiring refrigeration storage of cannabis goods distributors remove THC/CBD Foreign Material Testing transporting cannabis goods local jurisdiction Edibles– Products conducting quality assurance review Retailer (nonstorefront) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch M-license tobacco products Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Cultivation less than 10,000 local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations adult-use commercial cannabis activity limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories dried flower Licensees separate applications Personnel 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In addition, package flower or pre-rolls Commercial cannabis activity Type 12 (Microbusiness) 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) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Medium Outdoor Type P – for packaging and labeling only Premises Adequate Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Mixed-light Tier 2 Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Holding Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Universal symbol Unique identifier Type 11 (Distributor) Nursery Informational panel cannabis concentrates Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Quality control personnel Watts per square foot Allergen Processing Infusion Lot Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Extraction Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Manufacturer licensee Ingredient Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Validation Medium Indoor infused pre-rolls Small Indoor Sanitize alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Pest Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods DPH-17-010E Canopy Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Harvest Batch Wet weight Pre-roll Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) M-license Labeling Product Identity Environmental pathogen Type 10 (Retailer) Actual yield Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) MCSB 90-day extension periods UID Cannabis product list of cannabis manufacturers Proposition 65 warning statement Track and trace system Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Personnel Process Adulterated THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package THC Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Quality control operation Department Dried flower Edible cannabis product Immature plant Kief Contact surface Package Request for Live Scan Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Theoretical yield Monitor Bureau Mature plant adulteration Net weight Specialty Cottage Indoor Applicant Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Preventive controls Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Licensee Specialty Cottage Outdoor Specialty Indoor Type N – for infusions Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 CBD Outdoor cultivation Adult-use Market track and trace system Processor Mixed-light cultivation Quarantine infused butters and oils as concentrates Allergen cross-contact Track-and-trace systems Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Serving Volatile solvent Nonmanufactured cannabis product cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Flowering Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Processing aid Pathogen Component Mixed-light Tier 1 Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Raw material Qualified individual Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Manufacture Verification Specialty Outdoor Cultivation Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Small Outdoor Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Limited-access area Hazard Batch Indoor cultivation Nonvolatile solvent Cultivation site Topical cannabis product Quality Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Primary panel Finished product Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 In-process material gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Distribution Microorganisms and more.


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