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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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license an officer or director of a cannabis business ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis cartoons Category I Residual Pesticides Testing cannabis cultivation licensing ingredient list Industrial Hemp Advisory Board labeling retailers licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories valid waiver A-license and an M-license procedures for inventory control certified by a California-licensed engineer tamper-evident microbusinesses Premises Diagram periods of 90 days extensions Local Issuing Authority Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles hydrocarbon-based solvents potentially-hazardous foods Cannabinoids Testing testing methods security and cannabis waste disposal limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Fingerprints transportation no added caffeine minimum standards for extraction processes premises diagram Temporary event up to 4 days regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California CDPH-9041 manufacturing separate applications track and trace system annual license application Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch California Department of Public Health (CDPH) local jurisdiction authorization licensed premises shared-use manufacturing facilities supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Foreign Material Testing product guidelines Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) diagram of the business’s layout Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division entry into the legal, regulated market licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises destruction of cannabis goods manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) sugar Application Checklist transportation of cannabis goods equity interest in a commercial cannabis business THC levels licensing scheme convicted of a substantially related crime Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Bond and Insurance Information at least 20% ownership interest 2020 problems 600-foot radius of a school 2020 laws Percentage of ownership amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package CDPH-issued universal symbol public health and safety Mechanical cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale identity of the product extraction Arranging for laboratory testing quality control Terpenoids Testing Mycotoxins Testing packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Completed Temporary License Application Form medicinal and adult-use markets basic nutritional information amount of sodium 2020 updates 2020 important information distributors manufacturers who package for other producers emergency regulations A-licensees Edibles– Products Form # CDPH-9041 operating premises alcoholic beverages period of 120 days nonlaboratory quality control Moisture Content Testing supplemental label security loop system activity for a period of 120 days purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands mandated warning statements Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Local Jurisdictions 2020 proposed changes transportation and security Proposed Section 40133 Operating Procedures inventory and quality control Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) persons 21 years of age or older Personnel Requirements laboratory quality assurance medicinal commercial cannabis activity child-resistant outer package commercial cannabis products primary panel requirements motor carrier permit Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products cannabis adult-use products sales of cannabis goods regulatory framework Business Organizational government warning statement label payable to the state of California onsite consumption of cannabis goods transporting cannabis goods state cannabis licensing cannabis training secondary package ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation small product packaging evidence of rehabilitation medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Category I Residual Solvents and Processing 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activity compliance with regulations 100 mg of THC per package CO2 and ethanol extractions 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market testing of cannabis goods The California Department of Public Health's disposal and destruction methods financial interest holder MCSB 120 days A-license testing lab 2020 resolutions Extractions using CO2 local jurisdiction’s requirements structure and formation documents contaminants 2020 compliance California Public Records Act LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS chain of custody Business Information shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company tinctures cannabis waste medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity inhalable cannabis Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) manufacturer's name operating procedures disclosure of all criminal convictions MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) highly-concentrated oils or waxes Type S share facility 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Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing licensing cannabis microbusinesses edibles packaging opaque aggregate interest of 20% or more onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods member manager good manufacturing practices medicinal and adult-use or both markets cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) CDTFA seller’s permit Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Criminal History Individual Owner loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Temporary License Application protocol licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers cultivation sanitary and hazard-free environment Labor peace agreement Retailer (Type 10) cannabis plants the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity licensed cannabis manufacturers limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving vape cartridges secured area surety bond commercial cannabis manufacturers BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL commercial cannabis manufacturing property for the commercial cannabis activity shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) 2020 issues secondary packaging CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacture cannabis products paper inserted into the packaging must enter certain events health impacts of cannabis Live Scans for each owner 2020 fines Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) cannabis industries M-licensees Bond in the amount of $5,000 600 foot radius of a school compliance with local jurisdiction cannabis sales and/or consumption California Department of Public Health Water/Food-grade Dry Ice manufacturing cannabis products Ethanol Transport vehicles alarm system waste disposal required limits and more.

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


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