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

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


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