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

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


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