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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding capsules 600-foot radius of a school The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Distributor transport tinctures limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package 100 mg of THC per package licensing cannabis distributors delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods separate applications A-licensees opaque exit package periods of 90 days extensions limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving allergen information Seller’s permit number track and trace system activity for a period of 120 days annual license application Proposition 65 transportation and security regulatory framework exit packaging infusion Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale 2018 laws 2018 recent news inventory Local Authorization government warning statement label licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories cannabis event organizer license licensing cannabis retailers at least 20% ownership interest manufacturing labeling quality control medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing medicinal and adult-use markets evidence of rehabilitation shared-use manufacturing facilities regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California convicted of a substantially related crime transportation of cannabis goods equity interest in a commercial cannabis business ownership premises is not within a Government Financial information The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) licensing cannabis microbusinesses manufacturing practices conducting quality assurance review distributors Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Retailer (Type 10) Transition Period Industrial Hemp Advisory Board sales of cannabis goods an officer or director of a cannabis business licensing scheme Financial Interest unique ID/batch number Mechanical Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) cannabis cartoons manufacturing cannabis products cannabis cultivation licensing loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis shipping manifest health impacts of cannabis licensed cannabis distributors Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Premises Information minimum standards for extraction processes definition of owner packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls disposal and destruction methods public health and safety Track and Trace tamper-evident inventory and quality control waste management laws microbusinesses protocol licensed physical location (premises) secondary package temporary license Temporary License Application Information amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package contaminants three state cannabis-licensing authorities Owner testing laboratories entry into the legal, regulated market Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) licensed premises meat and seafood, and other products A-license testing of cannabis goods manned motor vehicle Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) re-sealable Fingerprints payable to the state of California A-license and an M-license 2018 resolutions manufacturer's name Butane/Hexane/Propane aggregate interest of 20% or more 2018 proposed changes Local Jurisdictions purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands sampling standards health claims procedures for inventory control ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market consumption of alcohol or tobacco motor carrier permit 2018 new laws security nonlaboratory quality control sugar edibles packaging opaque immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery good manufacturing practices Distributor Transport Only A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) final form loop system Completed Temporary License Application Form written procedures for inventory control retailers some nutritional facts commercial cannabis manufacturing premises diagram Category I Residual Pesticides Testing manufacturing activities Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods MCSB certified by a California-licensed engineer contaminant free product as a candy prohibited packaging and labeling Criminal History at least 99% purity Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL local jurisdiction Business Organizational Premises Diagram commercial cannabis manufacturing in California mandated warning statements Personnel Requirements Temporary License Application evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Food-grade Butter/Oil no infusion of nicotine extraction CDTFA seller’s permit emergency regulations three cannabis licensing authorities Cannabis Manufacturing finished product Business Information Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Edibles– Products hang tag or a peel-back label Application Checklist volatile solvent cannabis training 120 days ingredient list destruction of cannabis goods financial interest holder Moisture Content Testing basic nutritional information supply chain 2018 compliance tobacco products remove THC/CBD The California Department of Public Health's California Department of Public Health (CDPH) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing licensed cannabis cultivators persons 21 years of age or older testing methods valid waiver operating premises managing member Cultivation less than 10,000 small product packaging Local Issuing Authority exception for testing laboratories Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Operating Procedures storage of cannabis goods cannabis market 2018 regulations cannabis sales and/or consumption sanitary and hazard-free environment secured area Temporary Cannabis Event Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Foreign Material Testing online licensing system secondary packaging Bond and Insurance Information highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin hydrocarbon-based solvents commercial cannabis products compliance with regulations requiring refrigeration Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch structure and formation documents Extractions using CO2 primary panel requirements conditional license local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations period of 120 days extracts concentrate Temporary event up to 4 days 600 foot radius of a school Heavy Metals Testing M-license medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Form # CDPH-9041 supplemental label transportation shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Physical address Premises diagram alcoholic beverages paper inserted into the packaging disposal access to the area(s) Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 medicinal commercial cannabis activity investment into a commercial cannabis business Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Proposed Section 40133 member manager product guidelines cannabis adult-use products Licensee Lookup Tool onsite consumption of cannabis goods adult-use commercial cannabis activity public Licensee Lookup Tool MCSB’s temporary license application packaging and labeling requirements product formulation sanitary workplaces waste disposal 2018 updates amount of THC content Licensees chain of custody CDPH-issued universal symbol diagram of the business’s layout informational panel scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Local Authorization Attachment Type S share facility space Mycotoxins Testing local jurisdiction authorization Manufacturing (non-volatile) laboratory quality assurance manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) child-resistant packaging CO2 and ethanol extractions list of artificial food colorings Licensee Information Percentage of ownership M-licensees no infusion of alcohol Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) California Public Records Act topicals vape cartridges identity of the product Terpenoids Testing compliance with local jurisdiction cultivation LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Vehicle Requirements supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Identifying information CDPH-9041 comply with all packaging and labeling requirements 2018 fines cannabis industries pre-made or purchased packaging carbohydrates and fat per serving licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises 2018 issues property for the commercial cannabis activity Microbusiness 2018 important information Labor peace agreement Arranging for laboratory testing medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Individual Owner inhalable cannabis CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL edible products licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers transport cannabis goods to retailer Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Cannabinoids Testing state cannabis licensing local jurisdiction’s requirements workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control recordkeeping commercial cannabis manufacturing activity 2018 revisions amount of sodium California Department of Public Health cannabis plants license review process cannabis waste Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing medicinal and adult-use or both markets required limits MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Bond in the amount of $5,000 potentially-hazardous foods onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation THC levels Water/Food-grade Dry Ice must enter certain events manufacturers who package for other producers stickers operating procedures licensed cannabis manufacturers Retailer (nonstorefront) Live Scans for each owner dried flower labels not be attractive Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) manufacture cannabis products commercial cannabis manufacturers commercial cannabis activity transporting cannabis goods 2018 problems the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) surety bond commercial kitchens disclosure of all criminal convictions cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Transport vehicles alarm system child-resistant outer package Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act designated structure testing lab shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Ethanol Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 no added caffeine security and cannabis waste disposal highly-concentrated oils or waxes and more.

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


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