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

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


Last updated on October 14, 2019



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