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

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

Last updated on November 17, 2019

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