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

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


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