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

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


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