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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit opaque exit package commercial cannabis manufacturers Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control ownership premises is not within a Government Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) CDTFA seller’s permit commercial cannabis manufacturing activity 100 mg of THC per package Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) motor carrier permit transportation of cannabis goods Individual Owner Temporary event up to 4 days waste disposal Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) protocol some nutritional facts Cannabis Manufacturing Transport vehicles alarm system diagram of the business’s layout packaging pre-made or purchased tamper-evident Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Distributor Transport Only potentially-hazardous foods licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises property for the commercial cannabis activity manufacturing waste management laws Bond in the amount of $5,000 managing member supplemental label activity for a period of 120 days onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity shipping manifest commercial cannabis activity manned motor vehicle laboratory quality assurance loop system Premises Diagram emergency regulations final form temporary license Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch testing of cannabis goods highly-concentrated oils or waxes 2019 recent news health claims local jurisdiction The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2019 laws separate applications comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Bond and Insurance Information commercial kitchens scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises stickers sampling standards packaging and labeling cannabis waste mandated warning statements Premises diagram cannabis market Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) consumption of alcohol or tobacco at least 99% purity surety bond labeling sales of cannabis goods Local Authorization investment into a commercial cannabis business CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Category II Residual Pesticides Testing the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) periods of 90 days extensions Local Jurisdictions Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Temporary Cannabis Event disclosure of all criminal convictions track and trace system equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates cannabis cartoons required limits product formulation workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) secondary packaging extraction tinctures manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) cannabis industries recordkeeping persons 21 years of age or older 2019 resolutions disposal quality control alcoholic beverages no infusion of nicotine Cannabinoids Testing member manager contaminant free manufacturing cannabis products commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Percentage of ownership shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company THC levels supply chain unique ID/batch number ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation manufacturing practices medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Retailer (nonstorefront) Terpenoids Testing license review process Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing CDPH-9041 Fingerprints 2019 regulations Live Scans for each owner sanitary and hazard-free environment regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California distributors conducting quality assurance review 2019 problems medicinal and adult-use markets licensing cannabis distributors supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products secondary package 600 foot radius of a school operating premises A-licensees infusion local jurisdiction’s requirements list of artificial food colorings topicals hang tag or a peel-back label regulatory framework small product packaging concentrate paper inserted into the packaging evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises state cannabis licensing sugar volatile solvent Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Business Information 2019 fines evidence of rehabilitation cannabis event organizer license licensed cannabis cultivators licensed physical location (premises) local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations local jurisdiction authorization Arranging for laboratory testing three cannabis licensing authorities Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 manufacturing activities Heavy Metals Testing financial interest holder Microbusiness finished product Premises Information online licensing system 2019 compliance Local Issuing Authority inventory cannabis adult-use products medicinal and adult-use 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medicinal-use market amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package remove THC/CBD public Licensee Lookup Tool contaminants extracts California Public Records Act inventory and quality control vape cartridges Application Checklist no infusion of alcohol Operating Procedures medicinal and adult-use or both markets Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division premises diagram Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Vehicle Requirements Licensee Information Personnel Requirements Financial information identity of the product licensing cannabis retailers 2019 revisions government warning statement label an officer or director of a cannabis business Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles CO2 and ethanol extractions Owner limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving written procedures for inventory control cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Extractions using CO2 Labor peace agreement exit packaging product as a candy prohibited transport cannabis goods to retailer procedures for inventory control cannabis training informational panel Cultivation less than 10,000 security and cannabis waste disposal Temporary License Application Information ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Type S share facility space Industrial Hemp Advisory Board cultivation Retailer (Type 10) child-resistant outer package Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing edible products access to the area(s) Ethanol Mycotoxins Testing public health and safety allergen information The California Department of Public Health's nonlaboratory quality control dried flower Form # CDPH-9041 annual license application limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Temporary License Application Butane/Hexane/Propane basic nutritional information medicinal commercial cannabis activity conditional license transporting cannabis goods primary panel requirements delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL tobacco products 2019 important information Proposed Section 40133 Distributor transport Proposition 65 California Department of Public Health (CDPH) MCSB edibles packaging opaque Foreign Material Testing structure and formation documents California Department of Public Health at least 20% ownership interest Food-grade Butter/Oil Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Licensees 600-foot radius of a school retailers Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) minimum standards for extraction processes cannabis plants operating procedures child-resistant packaging 2019 proposed changes 2019 new laws Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 chain of custody designated structure testing laboratories manufacturers who package for other producers licensed premises hydrocarbon-based solvents MCSB’s temporary license application cannabis sales and/or consumption licensed cannabis manufacturers testing 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In addition, Canopy Kief Verification Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Track-and-trace systems Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Watts per square foot Small Indoor Allergen cross-contact Department Adult-use Market Type P – for packaging and labeling only Track and trace system Processing Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Net weight Request for Live Scan Small Outdoor Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Bureau Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Outdoor cultivation Cannabis product THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package products similar to traditional food products prohibited Product Identity Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Immature plant Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Premises Contact surface Pre-roll Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Adulterated Pathogen 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) Ingredient Limited-access area Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) THC Topical cannabis product Edible cannabis product Specialty Outdoor Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Volatile solvent Preventive controls Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 infused butters and oils as concentrates Pest Nursery Environmental pathogen CBD UID package flower or pre-rolls Nonvolatile solvent infused pre-rolls Raw material M-license Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Nonmanufactured cannabis product Harvest Batch Mature plant Labeling Quality Unique identifier Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Quality control operation Medium Indoor Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Manufacture Applicant Adequate Specialty Indoor Type N – for infusions Mixed-light Tier 1 Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Component Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Cottage Indoor Microorganisms Lot Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Actual yield Medium Outdoor Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Universal symbol Mixed-light cultivation Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) In-process material Distribution Type 12 (Microbusiness) Licensee Flowering Theoretical yield Indoor cultivation Finished product Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Allergen cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Infusion Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Wet weight Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Sanitize Extraction Quality control personnel Dried flower MCSB 90-day extension periods alternate use of a manufacturing premises adulteration DPH-17-010E gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 11 (Distributor) Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Validation Personnel Mixed-light Tier 2 Manufacturer licensee Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) track and trace system Type 10 (Retailer) Primary panel Qualified individual Specialty Cottage Outdoor Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Package Cultivation Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) CBD from industrial hemp Processing aid Process cannabis concentrates Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Holding Quarantine Proposition 65 warning statement Commercial cannabis activity list of cannabis manufacturers Monitor Serving Informational panel Hazard Batch Processor Cultivation site and more.


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