California’s Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) is responsible for regulating the California cannabis recreational market.

Note: the California DCC released new, updated regulations in September of 2021.

As a courtesy to our readers, the new September 2021 regulations are published in full on this page. Please check with the official DCC regulations website to confirm this information.

California Code of Regulations Title 4, Division 19. Department of Cannabis Control

Department of Cannabis Control
Medicinal and Adult-Use Commercial Cannabis Regulations

Table of Chapters and Articles:

Table of Sections:

Chapter 1. All Licensees

Article 1. Division Definitions and General Requirements

§15000. Definitions.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code.

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§15000.1. General Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26053, 26057 and 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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§15000.2. A- and M-Designations.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26001, 26013, 26050 and 26053, Business and Professions Code.

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§15000.3. Premises Location.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26050, 26051.5, 26054, 26055 and 26160, Business and Professions Code.

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§15000.4. Subletting of Premises.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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§15000.5. Licensee’s Responsibility for Acts of Employees and Agents.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26031 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15000.6. Age Restriction.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26140, Business and Professions Code.

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§15000.7. Storage of Inventory.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26053 and 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 2. Applications

§15001. Provisional Licenses.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26050.2, Business and Professions Code.

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§15001.1. Issuance of Provisional License.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26050.2, Business and Professions Code

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§15001.2. Renewal of Provisional License.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26050.2, Business and Professions Code.

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§15001.3. Notice of Provisional License Review.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26050.2, Business and Professions Code

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§15001.4. Immediate Suspension of Provisional License.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26050.2, Business and Professions Code

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§15002. Annual License Application Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26050, 26051.5 and 26055, Business and Professions Code.

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§15002.1. Temporary Cannabis Event Application.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26200, Business and Professions Code.

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§15003. Owners of Commercial Cannabis Businesses.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26001 and 26012, Business and Professions Code.

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§15004. Financial Interest in a Commercial Cannabis Business.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26051.5, Business and Professions Code.

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§15005. Personnel Prohibited from Holding Licenses.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26012, Business and Professions Code.

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§15006. Premises Diagram.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26051.5, Business and Professions Code.

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§15007. Landowner Approval.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26051.5, Business and Professions Code.

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§15007.1. Electronic Signature.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code.

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§15009. Limited Waiver of Sovereign Immunity.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26050 and 26051.5, Business and Professions Code.

§15010. Compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26055, Business and Professions Code.

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§15011. Additional Information.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26031, 26050, 26051.5, and 26130, Business and Professions Code

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§15012. Incomplete and Abandoned Applications.

Authority: Section 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26050 and 26051.5, Business and Professions Code

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§15013. Withdrawal of Application.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26050 and 26057, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 3. Licensing

§15014. Fees.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26051.5 and 26180, Business and Professions Code.

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§15015. Payment of Fees.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26051.5 and 26180, Business and Professions Code.

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§15017. Substantially Related Offenses and Criteria for Rehabilitation.

Authority cited: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 480, 481, 482, 26012 and 26057, Business and Professions Code.

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§15018. Additional Grounds for Denial of a License.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 480, 490, 26012, 26030 and 26050, Business and Professions Code.

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§15019. Excessive Concentration.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26051, Business and Professions Code.

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§15020. Renewal of License.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26050, Business and Professions Code.

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§15021. Denial of License.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code; Reference: Sections 26012, 26057 and 26058, Business and Professions Code.

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§15023. Business Modifications.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26012, Business and Professions Code.

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§15024. Death, Incapacity, or Insolvency of a Licensee.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26012, Business and Professions Code.

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§15024.1. Cannabis and Cannabis Products After Termination of License.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26013, Business and Professions Code.

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§15025. Additional Premises Requirements for Retailers and Microbusinesses Authorized to Engage in Retail.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26001, 26012 and 26053, Business and Professions Code.

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§15027. Physical Modification of Premises.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26055, Business and Professions Code.

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§15034. Significant Discrepancy in Inventory.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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§15035. Notification of Criminal Acts, Civil Judgments, Violations of Labor Standards, and Revocation of a Local License, Permit, or Other Authorization After Licensure.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26030 and 26031, Business and Professions Code.

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§15036. Notification of Theft, Loss, and Criminal Activity.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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§15037. General Record Retention Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26160 and 26161, Business and Professions Code.

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§15038. Disaster Relief.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26012, Business and Professions Code.

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§15039. License Posting Requirement.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26053, Business and Professions Code.

Article 4. Posting and Advertising

§15040. Advertising Placement.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26151 and 26152, Business and Professions Code.

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§15040.1. Marketing Cannabis Goods as Alcoholic Products.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26054, 26151 and 26152, Business and Professions Code.

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§15041.1. Branded Merchandise.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013 and 26152, Business and Professions Code.

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§15041.2. Trade Samples.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26153.1, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26153.1 Business and Professions Code.

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§15041.3. Designating Trade Samples.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26153.1, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26153.1 Business and Professions Code.

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§15041.4. Providing Trade Samples.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26153.1, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26153.1 Business and Professions Code.

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§15041.5. Requirements for Trade Samples.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26153.1, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26153.1 Business and Professions Code.

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§15041.6. Consumption of Trade Samples.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26153.1, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26153.1 Business and Professions Code

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§15041.7. Trade Sample Limits.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26153.1, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26153.1 Business and Professions Code

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Article 5. Security Measures

§15042. Premises Access Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070 and 26160, Business and Professions Code

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§15042.1. Security Plan for Licensed Manufacturers.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26051.5, Business and Professions Code.

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§15043. Licensee Employee Badge Requirement.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code

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§15044. Video Surveillance System.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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§15045. Security Personnel.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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§15046. Locks.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code

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§15047. Alarm System.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 6. Track and Trace Requirements

§15047.1. Definitions.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26067, 26070, 26160 and 26161, Business and Professions Code.

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§15047.2. General Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26067, 26070, 26160, and 26161, Business and Professions Code.

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§15048. Training and Credentialing.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26067, 26070, 26160 and 26161, Business and Professions Code.

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§15048.1. Responsibilities of the Designated Account Manager.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26067, 26070 and 26160, Business and Professions Code.

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§15048.2. General Tag Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26050.1, 26067, 26070, 26160 and 26161, Business and Professions Code.

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§15048.3. Ordering Tags.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26067, 26069 and 26160, Business and Professions Code.

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§15048.4. Tagging of Cannabis Plants.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26067 and 26069, Business and Professions Code.

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§15048.5. Use of Harvest Batch Name and Package Tags.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26067, 26070, 26160 and 26161, Business and Professions Code

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§15049. Track and Trace Reporting.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26067 and 26169, Business and Professions Code.

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§15049.1. Additional Requirements for Recording Cultivation Activities.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26067 and 26069, Business and Professions Code

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§15049.2. Recording Transfers of Cannabis and Cannabis Products.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26067, 26070, 26160 and 26161, Business and Professions Code.

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§15050. Loss of Access.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26067, 26070 and 26160, Business and Professions Code.

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§15051. Track and Trace System Reconciliation.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26067, 26070 and 26160, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 7. Acceptance or Rejection of Shipments

§15052.1. Acceptance or Rejection of Shipments.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26067, 26070 and 26161, Business and Professions Code.

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Chapter 2. Distributors

§15300. Distribution Activities.

Authority: Sections 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code

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§15301. Storage Services.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15302. Storage of Batches for Testing.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26110 and 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§15303. Packaging, Labeling, and Rolling.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013 and 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§15304. Testing Arrangements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15305. Testing Sample.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15306. Laboratory Testing Results.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070, 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15307. Quality-Assurance Review.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070, 26110 and 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§15307.1. Quality-Assurance Review for Labeling Cannabinoids and Terpenoids.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

§15307.2. Licensed Distributor to Licensed Distributor Transfers.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

§15308. Insurance Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26051.5 and 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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§15309. Inventory Accounting.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070 and 26160, Business and Professions Code.

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§15311. Requirements for the Transportation of Cannabis Goods.

Authority: Section 26013, Business

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§15312. Required Transport Vehicle Information.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code

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§15313. Transport Personnel Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code

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§15314. Shipping Manifest.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26067 and 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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§15315. Distributor Transport Only License.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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Chapter 3. Retailers

§15400. Access to Retailer Premises.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070 and 26140, Business and Professions Code.

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§15402. Customer Access to the Retail Area.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070 and 26140, Business and Professions Code.

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§15403. Hours of Operation.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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§15403.1. Requirements While Not Open for Business.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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§15404. Retail Customers.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26140, Business and Professions Code.

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§15405. Cannabis Goods Display.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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§15406. Cannabis Goods for Sale.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070 and 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§15407. Sale of Non-Cannabis Goods.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070, 26151 and 26152, Business and Professions Code

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§15408. Sale of Live Plants and Seeds.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070 and 26100, Business and Professions Code.

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§15410. Customer Return of Cannabis Goods.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5, 26012 and 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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§15411. Free Cannabis Goods.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26153 and 26160, Business and Professions Code.

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§15413. Cannabis Goods Packaging and Exit Packaging.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070.1 and 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§15414. Non-Storefront Retailer.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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§15415. Delivery Employees.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070 and 26090, Business and Professions Code.

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§15415.1. Deliveries Facilitated by Technology Platforms.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26001, 26070, 26090, 26151 and 26152, Business and Professions Code.

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§15416. Delivery to a Physical Address.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070 and 26090, Business and Professions Code.

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§15417. Delivery Vehicle Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070 and 26090, Business and Professions Code.

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§15418. Cannabis Goods Carried During Delivery.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070, 26090 and 26160, Business and Professions Code.

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§15420. Delivery Request Receipt.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070, 26090 and 26160, Business and Professions Code.

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§15422. Receiving Shipments of Inventory.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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§15427. Retailer Premises-to-Retailer Premises Transfer.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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Chapter 4. Microbusiness

§15500. Microbusiness.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26050, 26051.5 and 26070, Business and Professions Code.

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Chapter 5. Cannabis Events

§15600. Cannabis Event Organizer License.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26200, Business and Professions Code.

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§15601. Temporary Cannabis Event Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26200, Business and Professions Code.

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§15602. Temporary Cannabis Event Sales.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070 and 26200, Business and Professions Code.

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§15603. Temporary Cannabis Event Consumption.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26200, Business and Professions Code.

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§15604. Informational or Educational Cannabis Events.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code; and Sections 11362.1 and 11362.77, Health and Safety Code.

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Chapter 6. Testing Laboratories

Article 1. Chapter Definitions

§15700. Definitions.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013 and 26100, Business and Professions Code

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Article 2. Laboratory License

§15701. General Laboratory License Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26100, Business and Professions Code.

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§15702. Laboratory License Application.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26050, 26055, 26102 and 26104, Business and Professions Code.

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§15703. Interim Testing Laboratory License.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26031, 26050 and 26102, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 3. Sampling Cannabis and Cannabis Products

§15704. Sampling Standard Operating Procedures.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26102, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15705. General Sampling Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15706. Chain of Custody (COC).

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26102, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15707. Harvest Batch Sampling.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

§15708. Cannabis Product Batch and Pre-Roll Sampling.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15709. Laboratory Transportation of Cannabis and Cannabis Products Samples.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26102, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15710. Laboratory Receipt of Samples Obtained from a Distributor or Microbusiness.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 4. Standard Operating Procedures

§15711. Laboratory Analyses Standard Operating Procedures.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26100, 26102, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15712. Test Methods.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26102, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15713. Validation of Test Methods.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 5. Laboratory Testing and Reporting

§15714. Required Testing.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15717. Moisture Content and Water Activity Testing.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15718. Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code

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§15719. Residual Pesticides Testing.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15720. Microbial Impurities Testing.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15721. Mycotoxin Testing.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15722. Foreign Material Testing.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15723. Heavy Metals Testing.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code. 

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§15724. Cannabinoid Testing.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15725. Terpenoid Testing.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15726. Certificate of Analysis (COA).

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 6. Post Testing Procedures

§15727. Remediation and Retesting.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15728. Post Testing Sample Retention.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 7. Laboratory Quality Assurance and Quality Control

§15729. Laboratory Quality Assurance (LQA) Program.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15730. Laboratory Quality Control (LQC) Samples.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15731. Limits of Detection (LOD) and Limits of Quantitation (LOQ) for Quantitative Analyses.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15732. Data Package.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100, 26104, 26110 and 26160, Business and Professions Code

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§15733. Required Proficiency Testing.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15734. Satisfactory and Unsatisfactory Proficiency Test Performance.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100 and 26110, Business and Professions Code.

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§15735. Laboratory Audits.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26100 and 26104, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 8. Laboratory Employee Qualifications

§15736. General Laboratory Employee Qualifications.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26102 and 26104, Business and Professions Code.

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§15737. Supervisor or Management Responsibilities and Qualifications.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26102 and 26104, Business and Professions Code.

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§15738. Analyst and Sampler Qualifications.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26102 and 26104, Business and Professions Code.

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Chapter 7. Cultivators

Article 1. General Cultivation Requirements

§16201. Cultivation License Types.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26013, 26050 and 26061, Business and Professions Code.

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§16202. General Cultivation Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26010, 26012, 26013, 26050 and 26053, Business and Professions Code.

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§16209. Medium Cultivation License Limits.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26013, 26050 and 26061, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 2. Cultivation Site Requirements

§16300. Cultivation Requirements for Specialty Cottage, Specialty, Small, and Medium Licenses.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26060 and 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§16301. Seed Production Requirements for Nursery Licensees.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26060 and 26067, Business and Professions Code.

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§16302. Research and Development Requirements for Nursery Licensees.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26060 and 26067, Business and Professions Code.

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§16303. Cultivation Requirements for Processor Licensees.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26060, 26067, 26069 and 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§16304. General Environmental Protection Measures.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26060, 26066 and 26201, Business and Professions Code.

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§16305. Renewable Energy Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26060 26066 and 26201, Business and Professions Code.

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§16306. Generator Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26060, 26066 and 26201, Business and Professions Code.

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§16307. Pesticide Use Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26060, 26066 and 26201, Business and Professions Code.

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§16308. Canopy Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013 and 26060, Business and Professions Code.

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§16309. Cultivation Plan Requirements.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26051.5, and 26060, Business and Professions Code

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§16310. Pest Management Plan.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26051.5 and 26060, Business and Professions Code.

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§16311. Supplemental Water Source Information.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013 and 26060.1, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 3. Release of Information to Financial Institutions

§16410. Cultivation Licensee Authorization to Release Data to Financial Institutions.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26260, Business and Professions Code.

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§16411. Financial Institution Request for Cultivation Licensee Information.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26260, Business and Professions Code.

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Chapter 8. Manufacturers

Article 1. Manufacturing Licenses

§17006. Manufacturing License Types.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26050 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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§17009. Additional Activities.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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§17117. License Constraints.

Authority: Section 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26050 and 26140, Business and Professions Code.

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§17123.1. Manufacturing Licensee Authorization to Release Data to Financial Institutions.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26260, Business and Professions Code.

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§17123.2. Financial Institution Request for Manufacturing Licensee Information.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26260, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 2. Shared-Use Facilities

§17124. Definitions.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26001, 26050, 26051.5 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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§17126. Registration to Operate a Shared-Use Facility.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26051.5, 26055 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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§17127. Shared-Use Facility Conditions for Operation.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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§17128. Shared-Use Facility Compliance Requirements.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5, 26055 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 3. Solvent Use and Safety

§17202.1. General Requirements for Extraction and Post-Extraction Processing.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5, 26105 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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§17203. Permissible Extractions.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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§17204. Solvent Requirements.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5, 26105 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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§17205. Additional Requirements for Ethanol Operations.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26130, Business and Professions Code

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§17206. Closed-Loop Extraction System Requirements.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5, 26105 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 4. Good Manufacturing Practices

§17207. Manufacturing Practices Definitions.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26001 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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§17208. Quality Control Program.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26131, Business and Professions Code

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§17209. Grounds, Building, and Manufacturing Premises.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26131, Business and Professions Code.

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§17210. Equipment and Utensils.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26131, Business and Professions Code.

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§17211. Manufacturing Personnel.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26131, Business and Professions Code.

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§17211.1. Training Program.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5, 26130 and 26160, Business and Professions Code

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§17212. Cannabis Product Components.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26131, Business and Professions Code.

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§17213. Manufacturing Processes and Procedures.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26131, Business and Professions Code.

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§17214. Product Quality Plan.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26131, Business and Professions Code.

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§17215. Master Manufacturing Protocol.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26131, Business and Professions Code.

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§17216. Batch Production Record.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26131, Business and Professions Code

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§17217. Standard Operating Procedures.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5, 26130 and 26160, Business and Professions Code.

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§17218. Inventory Control – Cannabis and Cannabis Products.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 5. Special Requirements

§17219. Juice Manufacturing.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26131, Business and Professions Code.

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§17220. Dried Meat Manufacturing.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26131, Business and Professions Code.

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Chapter 9. Other Responsibilities

§17221. Weighing Devices and Weighmasters.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26060, Business and Professions Code.

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§17223. Waste Management.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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§17225. Product Complaints.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26131, Business and Professions Code.

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§17226. Voluntary Recalls.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26039.1 and 26039.6, Business and Professions Code.

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§17227. Mandatory Recalls.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26039.1 and 26039.6, Business and Professions Code.

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Chapter 10. Cannabis and Cannabis Products

Article 1. Standards for Manufactured Cannabis Products

§17300. Prohibited Products.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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§17301. Requirements for Edible Cannabis Products.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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§17302. Additional Requirements for Topical Cannabis Products.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26011.5, Business and Professions Code.

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§17303. Orally Consumed Products Containing Alcohol.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26011.5, Business and Professions Code

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Article 2. Cannabinoid Concentration Limits

§17304. THC Concentration Limits.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5, 26120 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 3. Failed Product Batches

§17305. Failed Product Batches.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26131, Business and Professions Code.

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Chapter 11. Labeling and Packaging Requirements

Article 1. Bulk Cannabis or Cannabis Products, Immature Plants, and Seeds

§17398. Bulk Cannabis or Cannabis Products.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§17399. Immature Plants.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070, 26100 and 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§17400. Seeds.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 2. Cannabis Products Released from Manufacturing

§17401. Release to Distributor as Finished Product.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26130, Business and Professions Code

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Article 3. Labeling Requirements

§17402. General Provisions.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§17403. Primary Panel Labeling Requirements: Nonmanufactured Cannabis Goods.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§17404. Primary Panel Labeling Requirements: Manufactured Cannabis Products.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§17405. Additional Primary Panel Labeling Requirements: Edible Products.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§17406. Informational Panel Labeling Requirements.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§17407. Cannabinoid Content Labeling.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26120, Business and Professions Code.

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§17408. Labeling Restrictions.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26062.5, 26063, 26120, 26121 and 26154, Business and Professions Code.

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§17409. Statement of Characteristic Anticipated Effects.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26120 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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§17410. Universal Symbol.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26120, 26121 and 26130, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 4. Packaging

§17411. Packaging.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26120 and 26121, Business and Professions Code.

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§17412. Child-Resistant Packaging Requirements.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5, 26120 and 26121, Business and Professions Code.

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Chapter 12. Enforcement

Article 1. Authority

§17800. Right of Access.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26013, 26015 and 26160, Business and Professions Code; and Section 11181, Government Code.

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Article 2. Compliance and Enforcement Actions

§17801. Notice to Comply.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code; Reference: Sections 26012 and 26018, Business and Professions Code.

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§17801.1 Notice of Violation.

Authority cited: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26031 and 26031.5, Business and Professions Code.

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§17801.5. Embargo of Cannabis or Cannabis Products.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26039.3, Business and Professions Code.

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§17802. Citations; Orders of Abatement; Administrative Fines.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26030 and 26031.5, Business and Professions Code.

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§17803. Contesting Citations.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26016 and 26031.5, Business and Professions Code.

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§17804. Citation Compliance.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012 and 26031.5, Business and Professions Code.

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§17805. Minor Decoys.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26140, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26140, Business and Professions Code.

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§17806. Attire and Conduct.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26011.5, Business and Professions Code.

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§17807. Entertainers and Conduct.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26011.5, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 3. Disciplinary Actions

§17808. Additional Grounds for Discipline.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5, 26012, 26030 and 26031, Business and Professions Code.

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§17809. Disciplinary Actions.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26012, 26031 and 26034, Business and Professions Code.

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§17810. Interim Suspension.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code; Reference: Sections 494, 26011.5, 26012 and 26031, Business and Professions Code.

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§17813. Enforcement Costs.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code; Reference: Sections 125.3, 26012 and 26031, Business and Professions Code.

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§17814. Disciplinary Guidelines.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code; Reference: Sections 26012 and 26031, Business and Professions Code.

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Article 4. Emergency Decision and Orders

§17815. Emergency Decision and Order.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26012, Business and Professions Code; and Sections 11460.10, 11460.20, 11460.30, 11460.40, 11460.50, 11460.60, 11460.70 and 11460.80, Government Code.

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Article 5. Posting Notices of Suspension and Revocation

§17816. Posting of Notice of Suspension.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26012, Business and Professions Code.

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§17817. Posting of Notice of Revocation.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26012, Business and Professions Code.

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Chapter 13. Other Provisions

Article 1. Research Funding

§17900. Eligibility.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 34019, Revenue and Taxation Code.

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§17901. Request for Proposals.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 34019, Revenue and Taxation Code.

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§17902. Selection Process and Criteria.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 34019, Revenue and Taxation Code.

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§17903. Release of Funds.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 34019, Revenue and Taxation Code.

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§17904. Reports to the Department.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 34019, Revenue and Taxation Code.

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§17905. Research Records.

Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 26160, Business and Professions Code; and Section 34019, Revenue and Taxation Code.

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End of California Department of Cannabis Control Regulations, September 2021.

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