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

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


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