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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding track and trace system medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Premises Diagram Terpenoids Testing medicinal and adult-use or both markets LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS hydrocarbon-based solvents cannabis market paper inserted into the packaging conducting quality assurance review A-license recordkeeping manufacturing cannabis products Heavy Metals Testing three state cannabis-licensing authorities supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Labor peace agreement Carbon Dioxide (CO2) extraction commercial cannabis manufacturing in California consumption of alcohol or tobacco ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS commercial cannabis manufacturers Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Financial information definition of owner retailers cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises waste disposal manufacturing Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates cannabis plants cultivation cannabis waste licensing cannabis retailers entry into the legal, regulated market licensing scheme online licensing system Food-grade Butter/Oil 600 foot radius of a school exit packaging Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Seller’s permit number Percentage of ownership the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) commercial cannabis activity sanitary workplaces transport cannabis goods to retailer 120 days annual license application cannabis training Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) waste management laws transportation and security convicted of a substantially related crime product formulation aggregate interest of 20% or more Water/Food-grade Dry Ice local jurisdiction’s requirements small product packaging contaminants list of artificial food colorings Bond and Insurance Information licensed physical location (premises) opaque exit package manufacturer's name vape cartridges 2019 regulations motor carrier permit required limits alcoholic beverages licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories sanitary and hazard-free environment infusion regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California cannabis adult-use products cannabis cultivation licensing financial interest holder 2019 proposed changes period of 120 days licensed cannabis cultivators testing lab structure and formation documents security and cannabis waste disposal conditional license testing of cannabis goods sugar 2019 laws public Licensee Lookup Tool written procedures for inventory control procedures for inventory control commercial cannabis manufacturing local jurisdiction local jurisdiction authorization protocol Foreign Material Testing access to the area(s) emergency regulations Temporary Cannabis Event Owner designated structure A-license and an M-license medicinal and adult-use markets payable to the state of California manufacturing practices 2019 important information Application Checklist Form # CDPH-9041 licensed cannabis distributors shipping manifest equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Category I Residual Pesticides Testing limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit sampling standards 2019 resolutions Business Information Industrial Hemp Advisory Board licensed cannabis manufacturers manned motor vehicle M-license Financial Interest Vehicle Requirements cannabis event organizer license compliance with local jurisdiction manufacture cannabis products meat and seafood, and other products Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Licensees commercial cannabis manufacturing activity testing methods product guidelines scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control 2019 updates Individual Owner Completed Temporary License Application Form Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing onsite consumption of cannabis goods mandated warning statements informational panel Licensee Information primary panel requirements limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving managing member Bond in the amount of $5,000 finished product manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) minimum standards for extraction processes final form Identifying information child-resistant outer package Physical address manufacturers who package for other producers commercial cannabis products CDPH-issued universal symbol 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Moisture Content Testing M-licensees Proposed Section 40133 surety bond Local Issuing Authority medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Local Authorization Attachment licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Premises Information carbohydrates and fat per serving compliance with regulations BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL exception for testing laboratories dried flower chain of custody comply with all packaging and labeling requirements highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin secondary packaging health impacts of cannabis loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Temporary event up to 4 days Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 storage of cannabis goods Temporary License Application Information Local Jurisdictions property for the commercial cannabis activity packaging The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing persons 21 years of age or older 600-foot radius of a school temporary license Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control labeling public health and safety Cannabis Manufacturing Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 transportation Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Extractions using CO2 highly-concentrated oils or waxes California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Business Organizational Track and Trace Temporary License Application Butane/Hexane/Propane must enter certain events secondary package packaging and labeling CDTFA seller’s permit immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery quality control inventory nonlaboratory quality control 2019 recent news edibles packaging opaque Local Authorization basic nutritional information secured area licensed premises distributors contaminant free child-resistant packaging Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Licensee Lookup Tool Type S share facility space tinctures disposal investment into a commercial cannabis business regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation evidence of rehabilitation volatile solvent 2019 problems Mechanical CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Criminal History purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands laboratory quality assurance cannabis industries member manager cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) 2019 revisions Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) microbusinesses labels not be attractive periods of 90 days extensions remove THC/CBD persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) re-sealable Manufacturing (non-volatile) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Retailer (Type 10) testing laboratories Distributor Transport Only packaging and labeling requirements CO2 and ethanol extractions three cannabis licensing authorities requiring refrigeration MCSB Cannabinoids Testing unique ID/batch number premises diagram THC levels manufacturing activities at least 20% ownership interest certified by a California-licensed engineer cannabis cartoons Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing commercial kitchens shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company transportation of cannabis goods licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers 2019 new laws disclosure of all criminal convictions operating procedures 2019 issues concentrate Retailer (nonstorefront) diagram of the business’s layout Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Microbusiness shared-use manufacturing facilities Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) destruction of cannabis goods Cultivation less than 10,000 cannabis sales and/or consumption topicals no infusion of nicotine potentially-hazardous foods adult-use commercial cannabis activity valid waiver Fingerprints government warning statement label hang tag or a peel-back label an officer or director of a cannabis business loop system MCSB’s temporary license application The California Department of Public Health's tamper-evident transporting cannabis goods Operating Procedures Premises diagram Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) security 2019 compliance license review process tobacco products 100 mg of THC per package Transport vehicles alarm system operating premises amount of THC content activity for a period of 120 days The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) amount of sodium local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations regulatory framework supplemental label Mycotoxins Testing ingredient list onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Live Scans for each owner disposal and destruction methods licensing cannabis distributors Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles medicinal commercial cannabis activity 2019 fines some nutritional facts health claims Distributor transport product as a candy prohibited separate applications California Public Records Act Arranging for laboratory testing Proposition 65 no added caffeine good manufacturing practices CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL supply chain at least 99% purity CDPH-9041 pre-made or purchased A-licensees Edibles– Products no infusion of alcohol stickers inventory and quality control capsules licensing cannabis microbusinesses amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Ethanol delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods allergen information California Department of Public Health Transition Period identity of the product inhalable cannabis state cannabis licensing Personnel Requirements ownership premises is not within a Government edible products sales of cannabis goods extracts packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products and more.

In addition, Harvest Batch Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Allergen cross-contact 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) Pathogen Preventive controls Cultivation site Department Limited-access area Wet weight Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Informational panel Specialty Indoor Environmental pathogen Track and trace system Component gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Raw material Net weight Premises CBD from industrial hemp Proposition 65 warning statement Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) UID Verification Specialty Outdoor Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Nursery Pest infused pre-rolls products similar to traditional food products prohibited Track-and-trace systems Nonvolatile solvent Cultivation Mature plant Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Manufacturer licensee Quarantine Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Theoretical yield Immature plant Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Pre-roll Type P Packaging & Labeling Only cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Primary panel Specialty Cottage Outdoor Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Holding Commercial cannabis activity Canopy Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) In-process material Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Monitor DPH-17-010E Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Bureau Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Medium Outdoor Mixed-light Tier 1 Process Batch Nonmanufactured cannabis product Watts per square foot Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Qualified individual Small Indoor Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Flowering Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) track and trace system Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Outdoor cultivation Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Sanitize Extraction Type 11 (Distributor) Adult-use Market MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Quality control operation THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package list of cannabis manufacturers Actual yield Applicant infused butters and oils as concentrates Adequate package flower or pre-rolls Mixed-light Tier 2 Serving Lot Contact surface alternate use of a manufacturing premises Indoor cultivation Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Processing Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Manufacture Kief Licensee adulteration Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Edible cannabis product Volatile solvent Quality control personnel Personnel cannabis concentrates Microorganisms THC Unique identifier Small Outdoor Package Medium Indoor Universal symbol Labeling Product Identity Infusion Type N – for infusions Adulterated Hazard Topical cannabis product Processor Type 12 (Microbusiness) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 CBD Quality Processing aid M-license Specialty Cottage Indoor Dried flower Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Validation Request for Live Scan Finished product Distribution Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 10 (Retailer) Mixed-light cultivation Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Allergen Ingredient Cannabis product and more.


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