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

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


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