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sampling standards 2020 important information managing member procedures for inventory control cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Proposition 65 packaging and labeling Form # CDPH-9041 product formulation topicals written procedures for inventory control cannabis waste CO2 and ethanol extractions manufacturing activities child-resistant outer package packaging certified by a California-licensed engineer Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises California Department of Public Health (CDPH) entry into the legal, regulated market commercial cannabis products cannabis cultivation licensing track and trace system medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity member manager cultivation Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) THC levels CDPH-9041 alcoholic beverages exit packaging operating procedures Temporary event up to 4 days manufacture cannabis products licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Fingerprints Retailer (nonstorefront) Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Transition Period licensing cannabis retailers ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation evidence of rehabilitation Operating Procedures local jurisdiction’s requirements A-license contaminant free evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises CDPH-issued universal symbol retailers packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls infusion remove THC/CBD extraction 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Business Information medicinal commercial cannabis activity Licensee Lookup Tool 2020 recent news protocol required limits disclosure of all criminal convictions Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and 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In addition, Premises Nonvolatile solvent Specialty Indoor Manufacturer licensee package flower or pre-rolls Harvest Batch Nursery Hazard Processor Manufacture Processing aid Topical cannabis product Edible cannabis product Adequate Theoretical yield Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Specialty Outdoor Process Type P – for packaging and labeling only Bureau Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Wet weight Quality control personnel Quarantine UID Cultivation site Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Unique identifier Applicant Type N – for infusions infused butters and oils as concentrates Pest Track-and-trace systems track and trace system Component CBD Monitor Specialty Cottage Indoor Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Universal symbol Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Pathogen Ingredient Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Medium Indoor Cannabis product Microorganisms Environmental pathogen Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Allergen cross-contact Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Sanitize CBD from industrial hemp Serving Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Qualified individual Outdoor cultivation Licensee Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Actual yield Mixed-light Tier 2 M-license alternate use of a manufacturing premises Validation Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Cultivation Pre-roll THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Immature plant Adult-use Market Processing Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Extraction Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Infusion Batch adulteration Adulterated Mixed-light cultivation Lot infused pre-rolls Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type 11 (Distributor) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Package Indoor cultivation 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 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Preventive controls Small Outdoor In-process material list of cannabis manufacturers Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Quality control operation Verification Type 12 (Microbusiness) Primary panel Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Track and trace system Small Indoor Volatile solvent Labeling Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Mixed-light Tier 1 Medium Outdoor Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 10 (Retailer) Contact surface Watts per square foot Distribution Nonmanufactured cannabis product Informational panel Raw material Dried flower Mature plant Net weight Product Identity Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) THC MCSB 90-day extension periods Commercial cannabis activity Proposition 65 warning statement Flowering Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) cannabis concentrates DPH-17-010E Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Department Kief Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Request for Live Scan Finished product Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Holding Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Quality Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Canopy Specialty Cottage Outdoor Personnel Limited-access area Allergen and more.


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