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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) basic nutritional information cannabis waste paper inserted into the packaging protocol finished product child-resistant packaging Physical address Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Vehicle Requirements Fingerprints infusion Premises Information Form # CDPH-9041 aggregate interest of 20% or more disclosure of all criminal convictions transportation of cannabis goods Extractions using CO2 hang tag or a peel-back label small product packaging tamper-evident Microbusiness The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) government warning statement label Foreign Material Testing manufacturing Temporary License Application Information CDPH-issued universal symbol volatile solvent commercial cannabis activity allergen information loop system Premises Diagram transporting cannabis goods Manufacturing (non-volatile) Financial Interest periods of 90 days extensions amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package 2019 revisions health claims Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods inventory and quality control adult-use commercial cannabis activity transportation temporary license Licensee Lookup Tool ingredient list diagram of the business’s layout 2019 problems evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises 2019 proposed changes scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Completed Temporary License Application Form commercial cannabis products cannabis cultivation licensing tinctures 2019 compliance an officer or director of a cannabis business edibles packaging opaque Temporary License Application commercial cannabis manufacturing in California list of artificial food colorings Temporary Cannabis Event mandated warning statements Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) operating procedures manufacturing cannabis products Distributor transport written procedures for inventory control contaminants transportation and security informational panel chain of custody Local Authorization 2019 regulations Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles microbusinesses license review process cannabis industries manned motor vehicle The California Department of Public Health's required limits licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises procedures for inventory control Transport vehicles alarm system retailers licensing scheme immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery commercial cannabis manufacturing activity shipping manifest separate applications Heavy Metals Testing recordkeeping child-resistant outer package comply with all packaging and labeling requirements financial interest holder shared-use manufacturing facilities secondary packaging labels not be attractive packaging and labeling delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use markets CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 opaque exit package compliance with regulations Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing 120 days CDTFA seller’s permit carbohydrates and fat per serving Food-grade Butter/Oil licensed premises cannabis adult-use products extraction Edibles– Products Carbon Dioxide (CO2) definition of owner conditional license Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) manufacturers who package for other producers no added caffeine cannabis event organizer license Transition Period testing of cannabis goods medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Terpenoids Testing good manufacturing practices Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Retailer (Type 10) Labor peace agreement licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch medicinal and adult-use or both markets requiring refrigeration M-license California Public Records Act cultivation cannabis cartoons The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Proposed Section 40133 managing member security THC levels Arranging for laboratory testing potentially-hazardous foods Individual Owner Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division identity of the product licensing cannabis microbusinesses investment into a commercial cannabis business manufacture cannabis products Bond in the amount of $5,000 manufacturer's name primary panel requirements cannabis market A-license motor carrier permit Financial information Proposition 65 MCSB’s temporary license application conducting quality assurance review shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company 2019 recent news product guidelines regulatory framework track and trace system health impacts of cannabis topicals product formulation access to the area(s) certified by a California-licensed engineer product as a candy prohibited period of 120 days Owner contaminant free surety bond cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories persons 21 years of age or older Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Premises diagram re-sealable supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Personnel Requirements packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls at least 20% ownership interest convicted of a substantially related crime 2019 important information Operating Procedures distributors disposal local jurisdiction premises diagram three state cannabis-licensing authorities Track and Trace 100 mg of THC per package exit packaging pre-made or purchased highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Local Issuing Authority final form ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Water/Food-grade Dry Ice hydrocarbon-based solvents capsules purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation quality control destruction of cannabis goods sugar remove THC/CBD Local Authorization Attachment Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products member manager payable to the state of California evidence of rehabilitation highly-concentrated oils or waxes Application Checklist 2019 resolutions storage of cannabis goods some nutritional facts designated structure sampling standards persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business 2019 fines security and cannabis waste disposal cannabis sales and/or consumption Industrial Hemp Advisory Board 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Moisture Content Testing sanitary workplaces A-licensees limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Licensees California Department of Public Health Retailer (nonstorefront) disposal and destruction methods online licensing system sales of cannabis goods amount of sodium manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) licensing cannabis retailers operating premises licensed cannabis cultivators meat and seafood, and other products the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing licensed physical location (premises) licensing cannabis distributors structure and formation documents public health and safety Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch tobacco products local jurisdiction authorization alcoholic beverages 2019 new laws state cannabis licensing cannabis training Mycotoxins Testing Cannabinoids Testing annual license application no infusion of alcohol CDPH-9041 consumption of alcohol or tobacco emergency regulations Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) packaging 2019 laws Identifying information local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations commercial cannabis manufacturers transport cannabis goods to retailer shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit medicinal commercial cannabis activity MCSB packaging and labeling requirements Business Organizational laboratory quality assurance edible products Seller’s permit number A-license and an M-license concentrate testing methods stickers MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Distributor Transport Only valid waiver labeling vape cartridges 2019 issues no infusion of nicotine public Licensee Lookup Tool unique ID/batch number waste management laws commercial kitchens exception for testing laboratories 600-foot radius of a school at least 99% purity Mechanical waste disposal BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Temporary event up to 4 days must enter certain events CO2 and ethanol extractions dried flower 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In addition, Commercial cannabis activity Actual yield cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Proposition 65 warning statement Quality control operation Universal symbol Quality Medium Indoor Component Department Immature plant adulteration Labeling Contact surface Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) MCSB 90-day extension periods Nonvolatile solvent Net weight Adulterated M-license Unique identifier Track-and-trace systems Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) THC alternate use of a manufacturing premises Flowering Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Batch Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type N – for infusions infused pre-rolls Specialty Indoor Harvest Batch Pre-roll Premises Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Canopy Outdoor cultivation Holding Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Adult-use Market Edible cannabis product Specialty Cottage Indoor Licensee Manufacturer licensee Mixed-light Tier 2 Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Process Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Volatile solvent Verification Lot Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA In-process material Monitor Type 10 (Retailer) Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type P – for packaging and labeling only Limited-access area Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Serving Indoor cultivation Processing Watts per square foot Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Pest Processing aid Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Distribution THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Nursery Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Nonmanufactured cannabis product Cultivation CBD Package Specialty Cottage Outdoor Small Outdoor Pathogen Microorganisms Sanitize Theoretical yield Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Product Identity Raw material Small Indoor list of cannabis manufacturers Allergen Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Bureau Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) UID cannabis concentrates Quarantine Informational panel Cultivation site Primary panel Finished product Cannabis product Infusion Qualified individual Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 products similar to traditional food products prohibited Environmental pathogen Allergen cross-contact Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Extraction Processor CBD from industrial hemp Applicant Mixed-light Tier 1 Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods package flower or pre-rolls Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Hazard Medium Outdoor Topical cannabis product Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) 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) Type 11 (Distributor) Adequate Specialty Outdoor Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Personnel Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Dried flower Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 track and trace system Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) infused butters and oils as concentrates Ingredient Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Preventive controls Track and trace system Wet weight Manufacture Quality control personnel Validation Request for Live Scan Mixed-light cultivation Kief DPH-17-010E Mature plant and more.


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