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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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