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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) persons 21 years of age or older edibles packaging opaque activity for a period of 120 days highly-concentrated oils or waxes loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Premises Diagram amount of THC content extraction periods of 90 days extensions testing methods local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations secondary packaging onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods exception for testing laboratories manufacturer's name cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Seller’s permit number licensing cannabis distributors Owner paper inserted into the packaging licensed physical location (premises) shared-use manufacturing facilities 2019 regulations limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Transport vehicles alarm system Temporary License Application mandated warning statements shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit product as a candy 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retailers infusion Cannabis Manufacturing 2019 proposed changes licensed cannabis distributors ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Distributor transport identity of the product final form scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Heavy Metals Testing sales of cannabis goods Mycotoxins Testing Labor peace agreement no infusion of nicotine 2019 updates requiring refrigeration cannabis event organizer license opaque exit package must enter certain events emergency regulations Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing structure and formation documents period of 120 days no added caffeine purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 2019 new laws supply chain highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Bond in the amount of $5,000 CO2 and ethanol extractions Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Percentage of ownership M-licensees sanitary workplaces Arranging for laboratory 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requirements amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package allergen information 2019 important information medicinal and adult-use or both markets CDPH-9041 at least 99% purity disclosure of all criminal convictions A-license Identifying information unique ID/batch number member manager onsite consumption of cannabis goods manufacture cannabis products vape cartridges waste disposal local jurisdiction’s requirements amount of sodium secondary package Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division alcoholic beverages California Department of Public Health (CDPH) licensed cannabis cultivators loop system potentially-hazardous foods Ethanol licensing scheme commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Water/Food-grade Dry Ice conducting quality assurance review health impacts of cannabis Local Issuing Authority Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Proposed Section 40133 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In addition, 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) Contact surface Pest UID adulteration Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Hazard Type 11 (Distributor) Nursery Limited-access area Validation DPH-17-010E Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Immature plant Small Outdoor Watts per square foot Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Kief Distribution Mature plant Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Medium Outdoor Allergen cross-contact Flowering Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Harvest Batch Extraction Proposition 65 warning statement Commercial cannabis activity Bureau Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Specialty Cottage Indoor Infusion Cultivation Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Holding Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Processing M-license Cannabis product Indoor cultivation Mixed-light Tier 1 Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Topical cannabis product Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Premises Type N – for infusions Finished product alternate use of a manufacturing premises Nonmanufactured cannabis product Canopy Wet weight list of cannabis manufacturers Nonvolatile solvent Request for Live Scan Primary panel package flower or pre-rolls Manufacture Net weight Package track and trace system CBD from industrial hemp Actual yield THC Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Specialty Outdoor Microorganisms Universal symbol Track-and-trace systems Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Mixed-light Tier 2 Sanitize Quarantine Specialty Indoor Quality Component Product Identity Manufacturer licensee products similar to traditional food products prohibited Theoretical yield Cultivation site Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Lot Medium Indoor Verification Small Indoor Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock infused butters and oils as concentrates Adulterated Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Personnel In-process material Serving Process Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Environmental pathogen Applicant Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Processing aid gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Track and trace system Informational panel Outdoor cultivation Ingredient Type 10 (Retailer) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Specialty Cottage Outdoor Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Adult-use Market Labeling Mixed-light cultivation Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Edible cannabis product Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Pre-roll Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Processor Allergen Monitor Dried flower Type P – for packaging and labeling only Qualified individual infused pre-rolls Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Department Quality control operation Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Licensee Adequate Raw material Unique identifier Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Batch cannabis concentrates Quality control personnel Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Volatile solvent CBD Preventive controls Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Pathogen Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) and more.


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