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

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


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