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

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


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