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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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