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

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


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