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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) investment into a commercial cannabis business Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Identifying information finished product Mechanical commercial cannabis manufacturing supply chain Terpenoids Testing 2019 revisions laboratory quality assurance 2019 updates packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls nonlaboratory quality control Cannabinoids Testing cannabis market local jurisdiction Financial Interest disclosure of all criminal convictions 600-foot radius of a school Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package activity for a period of 120 days re-sealable product guidelines licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Bond and Insurance Information Operating Procedures MCSB’s temporary license application commercial cannabis activity topicals inhalable cannabis 2019 proposed changes immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery commercial kitchens Mycotoxins Testing extraction waste disposal unique ID/batch number regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California amount of sodium hydrocarbon-based solvents ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS small product packaging cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale product formulation Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Business Information testing of cannabis goods final form Foreign Material Testing ownership premises is not within a Government Local Authorization Local Issuing Authority recordkeeping payable to the state of California dried flower tobacco products Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Distributor Transport Only Temporary event up to 4 days emergency regulations meat and seafood, and other products secondary package highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) labels not be attractive evidence of rehabilitation packaging and labeling Criminal History licensed premises Premises Information 100 mg of THC per package shared-use manufacturing facilities Business Organizational potentially-hazardous foods alcoholic beverages hang tag or a peel-back label Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods labeling compliance with local jurisdiction The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) operating premises Local Jurisdictions Completed Temporary License Application Form allergen information consumption of alcohol or tobacco evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Physical address Butane/Hexane/Propane tinctures remove THC/CBD health claims 2019 fines limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving aggregate interest of 20% or more basic nutritional information online licensing system capsules CDTFA seller’s permit at least 99% purity manufacture cannabis products 2019 recent news persons 21 years of age or older Financial information tamper-evident Arranging for laboratory testing licensed physical location (premises) local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations license review process Form # CDPH-9041 Labor peace agreement an officer or director of a cannabis business government warning statement label onsite consumption of cannabis goods diagram of the business’s layout highly-concentrated oils or waxes cultivation cannabis sales and/or consumption 2019 important information good manufacturing practices Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch paper inserted into the packaging California Department of Public Health packaging and labeling requirements commercial cannabis manufacturers manufacturing cannabis products sampling standards 2019 new laws period of 120 days at least 20% ownership interest Microbusiness public health and safety regulatory framework supplemental label 2019 resolutions certified by a California-licensed engineer licensed cannabis 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In addition, Nonmanufactured cannabis product adulteration Cultivation Verification Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) M-license Ingredient UID Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Medium Indoor track and trace system Raw material Personnel Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Theoretical yield Manufacturer licensee Pest MCSB 90-day extension periods Volatile solvent Small Indoor Contact surface Labeling In-process material Type P – for packaging and labeling only Preventive controls THC CBD from industrial hemp Infusion alternate use of a manufacturing premises CBD Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Pre-roll Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Adulterated Adequate Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Processor infused pre-rolls Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Medium Outdoor Cultivation site Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Quality control operation Bureau Serving Dried flower Processing Premises Mixed-light Tier 2 Watts per square foot Net weight Flowering Commercial cannabis activity Allergen Validation Specialty Cottage Outdoor Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Qualified individual Proposition 65 warning statement Hazard Topical cannabis product Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Track-and-trace systems Mixed-light Tier 1 Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Track and trace system gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Batch Department Nonvolatile solvent Component Actual yield Mixed-light cultivation Distribution Mature plant Quality control personnel Pathogen Type N – for infusions Harvest Batch Request for Live Scan Finished product Process Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Manufacture Specialty Outdoor 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) Small Outdoor Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Indoor cultivation Package DPH-17-010E Monitor list of cannabis manufacturers Wet weight Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Kief Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Unique identifier Environmental pathogen Quality Nursery products similar to traditional food products prohibited Sanitize Quarantine Adult-use Market Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Edible cannabis product THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package package flower or pre-rolls cannabis concentrates Specialty Cottage Indoor Allergen cross-contact Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Holding Product Identity Type 11 (Distributor) Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Extraction Microorganisms Applicant Lot Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Universal symbol Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Licensee Type 10 (Retailer) Limited-access area Primary panel Processing aid Cannabis product Informational panel Outdoor cultivation Immature plant Specialty Indoor Type 12 (Microbusiness) Canopy infused butters and oils as concentrates Type P Packaging & Labeling Only and more.


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