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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding inventory shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Bond in the amount of $5,000 testing of cannabis goods Premises Information Licensee Information ownership premises is not within a Government cannabis adult-use products chain of custody onsite consumption of cannabis goods carbohydrates and fat per serving unique ID/batch number the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) volatile solvent shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company commercial kitchens track and trace system packaging and labeling online licensing system Terpenoids Testing diagram of the business’s layout persons 21 years of age or older Mechanical secondary packaging Financial information Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 product guidelines limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Temporary License Application Personnel Requirements opaque exit package Financial Interest nonlaboratory quality control shipping manifest licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises separate applications temporary license public Licensee Lookup Tool cultivation aggregate interest of 20% or more Track and Trace Premises diagram regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California 2020 revisions extracts secondary package Criminal History valid waiver Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods medicinal commercial cannabis activity workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Category II Residual Pesticides Testing 600 foot radius of a school annual license application no infusion of alcohol designated structure cannabis training local jurisdiction 2020 laws motor carrier permit Operating Procedures scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Premises Diagram exception for testing laboratories shared-use manufacturing facilities Individual Owner concentrate 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market licensed cannabis manufacturers Category I Residual Pesticides Testing waste disposal contaminants adult-use commercial cannabis activity disposal and destruction methods medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together testing methods Licensees Live Scans for each owner security and cannabis waste disposal sales of cannabis goods CDPH-issued universal symbol no infusion of nicotine periods of 90 days extensions Temporary event up to 4 days loop system licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers A-licensees 2020 compliance conducting quality assurance review Temporary License Application Information highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods waste management laws distributors inventory and quality control commercial cannabis manufacturing tinctures CO2 and ethanol extractions 2020 proposed changes property for the commercial cannabis activity Foreign Material Testing transporting cannabis goods 2020 problems compliance with local jurisdiction 600-foot radius of a school California Public Records Act Identifying information Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates highly-concentrated oils or waxes licensing cannabis distributors extraction primary panel requirements evidence of rehabilitation Microbusiness commercial cannabis manufacturers licensed premises Labor peace agreement ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation disclosure of all criminal convictions cannabis cultivation licensing M-license conditional license at least 20% ownership interest child-resistant outer package Butane/Hexane/Propane licensed physical location (premises) definition of owner alcoholic beverages Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 meat and seafood, and other products Local Authorization premises diagram local jurisdiction authorization manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) quality control Retailer (Type 10) supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Mycotoxins Testing amount of THC content microbusinesses state cannabis licensing A-license sanitary workplaces cannabis market exit packaging commercial cannabis manufacturing activity health impacts of cannabis allergen information potentially-hazardous foods sampling standards packaging and labeling requirements Fingerprints final form packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls pre-made or purchased Carbon Dioxide (CO2) activity for a period of 120 days three cannabis licensing authorities Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Percentage of ownership topicals Industrial Hemp Advisory Board CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Cannabis Manufacturing manufacturing activities stickers Physical address basic nutritional information Form # CDPH-9041 security Cannabinoids Testing consumption of alcohol or tobacco THC levels tamper-evident convicted of a substantially related crime product as a candy prohibited Temporary Cannabis Event Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Retailer (nonstorefront) Ethanol mandated warning statements Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods 2020 resolutions Type S share facility space inhalable cannabis edible products LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Seller’s permit number commercial cannabis manufacturing in California cannabis sales and/or consumption Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) regulatory framework ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH medicinal and adult-use markets government warning statement label informational panel Edibles– Products M-licensees Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing California Department of Public Health (CDPH) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division transportation of cannabis goods re-sealable local jurisdiction’s requirements child-resistant packaging The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) manufacturing 2020 issues at least 99% purity required limits certified by a California-licensed engineer retailers cannabis cartoons Manufacturing (non-volatile) medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity remove THC/CBD 120 days procedures for inventory control managing member manned motor vehicle cannabis waste labeling Arranging for laboratory testing license review process protocol Local Issuing Authority Water/Food-grade Dry Ice A-license and an M-license dried flower paper inserted into the packaging licensing cannabis microbusinesses Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) transportation hang tag or a peel-back label A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity disposal amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package storage of cannabis goods access to the area(s) 2020 regulations comply with all packaging and labeling requirements emergency regulations written procedures for inventory control Vehicle Requirements entry into the legal, regulated market packaging some nutritional facts testing lab three state cannabis-licensing authorities transport cannabis goods to retailer operating premises hydrocarbon-based solvents must enter certain events manufacturing practices Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) transportation and security licensed cannabis cultivators supplemental label compliance with regulations immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) structure and formation documents small product packaging Transition Period amount of sodium 2020 updates capsules destruction of cannabis goods supply chain cannabis plants Moisture Content Testing Local Jurisdictions manufacturer's name recordkeeping 2020 recent news manufacturers who package for other producers good manufacturing practices Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 CDPH-9041 laboratory quality assurance Food-grade Butter/Oil Licensee Lookup Tool Extractions using CO2 Proposition 65 Business Organizational tobacco products cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale equity interest in a commercial cannabis business licensing scheme medicinal and adult-use or both markets Heavy Metals Testing The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) The California Department of Public Health's an officer or director of a cannabis business Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL product formulation Local Authorization Attachment commercial cannabis products Application Checklist Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving public health and safety identity of the product Completed Temporary License Application Form Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL infusion MCSB’s temporary license application sugar requiring refrigeration manufacture cannabis products Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) licensing cannabis retailers operating procedures Proposed Section 40133 Distributor Transport Only edibles packaging opaque Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch secured area purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Distributor transport member manager ingredient list cannabis event organizer license Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing testing laboratories labels not be attractive Bond and Insurance Information vape cartridges licensed cannabis distributors local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations 2020 fines regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis minimum standards for extraction processes Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Transport vehicles alarm system sanitary and hazard-free environment commercial cannabis activity Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Owner Cultivation less than 10,000 list of artificial food colorings financial interest holder medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing cannabis industries payable to the state of California 2020 new laws health claims cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) period of 120 days 2020 important information contaminant free no added caffeine manufacturing cannabis products Business Information CDTFA seller’s permit California Department of Public Health finished product 100 mg of THC per package surety bond persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business investment into a commercial cannabis business MCSB Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control and more.

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


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