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

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


Last updated on January 17, 2019



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