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

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


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