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Temporary License Application hang tag or a peel-back label The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Manufacturing (non-volatile) packaging comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) disposal 600-foot radius of a school recordkeeping labeling periods of 90 days extensions medicinal commercial cannabis activity highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin online licensing system topicals medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity required limits shipping manifest Distributor Transport Only nonlaboratory quality control 2019 revisions adult-use commercial cannabis activity manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) tobacco products pre-made or purchased structure and formation documents must enter certain events supply 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In addition, Licensee Manufacturer licensee infused butters and oils as concentrates Primary panel Unique identifier Finished product Specialty Indoor Adult-use Market Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Watts per square foot THC Department Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Informational panel Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Monitor Batch gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Adulterated cannabis concentrates Pre-roll Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Specialty Outdoor Type N – for infusions Mixed-light Tier 2 CBD from industrial hemp infused pre-rolls Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Bureau Product Identity track and trace system UID Medium Indoor Indoor cultivation Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Mature plant Nursery Volatile solvent Personnel Allergen cross-contact Hazard Mixed-light cultivation Cannabis product Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Component list of cannabis manufacturers Limited-access area Labeling Extraction Nonmanufactured cannabis product package flower or pre-rolls Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Quality Commercial cannabis activity Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Universal symbol Validation Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 alternate use of a manufacturing premises Net weight Holding Theoretical yield Premises DPH-17-010E Flowering Kief Ingredient Small Outdoor Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Proposition 65 warning statement Wet weight Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) MCSB 90-day extension periods CBD THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Cultivation Small Indoor Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Topical cannabis product Pest Canopy Type 10 (Retailer) Track and trace system Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Actual yield Process Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Specialty Cottage Outdoor Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Lot Cultivation site Immature plant Quarantine Environmental pathogen Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 products similar to traditional food products prohibited Specialty Cottage Indoor Sanitize Preventive controls Edible cannabis product Raw material Track-and-trace systems Infusion Qualified individual Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Dried flower Contact surface Nonvolatile solvent Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Request for Live Scan Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 adulteration Quality control personnel Outdoor cultivation Verification Package M-license Harvest Batch 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) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Distribution Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Processor Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Processing Microorganisms Allergen Type 12 (Microbusiness) Processing aid Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Serving Manufacture Medium Outdoor Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 11 (Distributor) Applicant Mixed-light Tier 1 In-process material Adequate Quality control operation Pathogen Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 and more.

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Last updated on July 14, 2019



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