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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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