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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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