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less than 10,000 square feet) licensed premises Physical address highly-concentrated oils or waxes investment into a commercial cannabis business labeling local jurisdiction authorization CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Proposition 65 Mechanical delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Financial Interest 2018 updates opaque exit package shipping manifest Cannabinoids Testing Water/Food-grade Dry Ice 100 mg of THC per package Form # CDPH-9041 capsules BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL inventory and quality control destruction of cannabis goods 2018 issues product as a candy prohibited manufacturing practices CDPH-9041 finished product Category I Residual Pesticides Testing amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package secondary package sampling standards Seller’s permit number Foreign Material Testing no infusion of alcohol Moisture Content Testing cannabis sales and/or consumption immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation 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In addition, Infusion Universal symbol adulteration Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Commercial cannabis activity Applicant Ingredient track and trace system Unique identifier Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Pre-roll Raw material Preventive controls Primary panel Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Hazard Theoretical yield Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Small Outdoor infused butters and oils as concentrates Validation Specialty Indoor Finished product Allergen Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Serving Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 package flower or pre-rolls Harvest Batch Processor list of cannabis manufacturers alternate use of a manufacturing premises UID Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Immature plant THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Adulterated Mixed-light cultivation Cultivation site Type 11 (Distributor) Limited-access area Manufacturer licensee Monitor Kief MCSB 90-day extension periods Track and trace system 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) Pest Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Track-and-trace systems Extraction Distribution Actual yield Microorganisms Processing aid Type 12 (Microbusiness) Watts per square foot Qualified individual Nonvolatile solvent Outdoor cultivation Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Topical cannabis product Process Licensee Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Processing cannabis concentrates Personnel infused pre-rolls Nursery Sanitize In-process material Holding Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Adult-use Market Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Department Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Informational panel Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Specialty Cottage Indoor gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Small Indoor Premises Quality Manufacture Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Type 10 (Retailer) Net weight THC Adequate Allergen cross-contact Lot products similar to traditional food products prohibited Component Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) DPH-17-010E Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Mixed-light Tier 1 Nonmanufactured cannabis product Contact surface Quality control personnel Medium Outdoor Bureau CBD from industrial hemp M-license Environmental pathogen Medium Indoor Mature plant Product Identity Cultivation Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type N – for infusions Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Edible cannabis product CBD Package Volatile solvent Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Dried flower Wet weight Specialty Cottage Outdoor Specialty Outdoor Request for Live Scan Quarantine Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Mixed-light Tier 2 Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Proposition 65 warning statement Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Batch Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Cannabis product Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Quality control operation Canopy Pathogen Labeling Flowering Verification Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Indoor cultivation and more.

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Last updated on July 16, 2018



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