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

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


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