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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


Last updated on August 15, 2019



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