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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Distributor transport onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Food-grade Butter/Oil commercial cannabis activity Category II Residual Pesticides Testing no infusion of nicotine premises diagram Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Cannabis Manufacturing testing of cannabis goods 2020 fines MCSB’s temporary license application transportation security payable to the state of California disposal and destruction methods Application Checklist labels not be attractive Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Transition Period tobacco products track and trace system LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS activity for a period of 120 days manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL supplemental label 2020 problems ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Transport vehicles alarm system labeling Temporary License Application ingredient list CO2 and ethanol extractions local jurisdiction authorization child-resistant packaging limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving annual license application access to the area(s) security and cannabis waste disposal The California Department of Public Health's evidence of rehabilitation MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH CDPH-issued universal symbol exception for testing laboratories Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products 2020 proposed changes protocol local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing amount of sodium definition of owner regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis 120 days A-license and an M-license infusion periods of 90 days extensions Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Cultivation less than 10,000 commercial cannabis products Individual Owner some nutritional facts loop system Proposition 65 Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Manufacturing (non-volatile) topicals Fingerprints Premises diagram inventory persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business CDTFA seller’s permit Business Organizational limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California 600 foot radius of a school surety bond hang tag or a peel-back label operating procedures microbusinesses Extractions using CO2 Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 secondary package three state cannabis-licensing authorities medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Edibles– Products cannabis training chain of custody Live Scans for each owner onsite consumption of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Local Jurisdictions shared-use manufacturing facilities cannabis market Temporary Cannabis Event local jurisdiction Proposed Section 40133 Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Seller’s permit number product guidelines Licensee Lookup Tool California Department of Public Health (CDPH) temporary license Local Authorization Bond in the amount of $5,000 A-licensees commercial cannabis manufacturing in California unique ID/batch number pre-made or purchased stickers manufacturers who package for other producers Bond and Insurance Information Operating Procedures transporting cannabis goods cultivation Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) 2020 issues conditional license motor carrier permit evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises adult-use commercial cannabis activity Track and Trace storage of cannabis goods vape cartridges must enter certain events valid waiver Identifying information license review process structure and formation documents primary panel requirements 2020 regulations Mycotoxins Testing Premises Diagram disclosure of all criminal convictions Moisture Content Testing 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processes member manager property for the commercial cannabis activity Retailer (Type 10) disposal cannabis waste 2020 recent news licensing scheme Temporary event up to 4 days contaminants consumption of alcohol or tobacco The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products capsules tamper-evident conducting quality assurance review Premises Information supply chain alcoholic beverages manned motor vehicle Temporary License Application Information cannabis cultivation licensing regulatory framework edible products Local Issuing Authority commercial cannabis manufacturing activity small product packaging aggregate interest of 20% or more 2020 important information Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 medicinal and adult-use markets licensing cannabis distributors exit packaging tinctures extraction no infusion of alcohol paper inserted into the packaging child-resistant outer package Distributor Transport Only allergen information Completed Temporary License Application Form cannabis plants California Department of Public Health Carbon Dioxide (CO2) at least 99% purity remove THC/CBD testing lab convicted of a substantially related crime requiring refrigeration laboratory quality assurance licensed cannabis cultivators immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Owner Local Authorization Attachment investment into a commercial cannabis business Cannabinoids Testing licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) required limits Business Information cannabis sales and/or consumption 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market list of artificial food colorings transportation and security Arranging for laboratory testing California Public Records Act medicinal and adult-use or both markets inventory and quality control final form 2020 compliance 100 mg of THC per package Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act comply with all packaging and labeling requirements ownership premises is not within a Government hydrocarbon-based solvents separate applications sanitary and hazard-free environment informational panel manufacturing cannabis products CDPH-9041 emergency regulations The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) compliance with local jurisdiction volatile solvent MCSB financial interest holder procedures for inventory control A-license cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Heavy Metals Testing waste disposal public Licensee Lookup Tool three cannabis licensing authorities health impacts of cannabis Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Type S share facility space A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity product as a candy prohibited sampling standards packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls persons 21 years of age or older 2020 resolutions purchasing 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In addition, Harvest Batch Small Outdoor Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 M-license Medium Outdoor Product Identity Dried flower CBD from industrial hemp 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 Manufacturer licensee Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Net weight Outdoor cultivation Pest Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Validation Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Hazard Pathogen Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) cannabis concentrates Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Adulterated alternate use of a manufacturing premises list of cannabis manufacturers Cannabis product Nursery Kief Holding Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Process Medium Indoor Verification Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Indoor cultivation Ingredient Quality control operation Lot Monitor THC adulteration Mixed-light Tier 2 Bureau Package Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Processor Distribution Adult-use Market Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Allergen cross-contact Mixed-light Tier 1 Primary panel Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type P – for packaging and labeling only Preventive controls Environmental pathogen Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Component Cultivation site Quarantine Contact surface Allergen Applicant Qualified individual Type 12 (Microbusiness) Infusion MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Quality control personnel Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Unique identifier CBD Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Type N – for infusions Specialty Cottage Indoor infused pre-rolls Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 package flower or pre-rolls Processing aid Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Quality Volatile solvent Actual yield Edible cannabis product track and trace system Department Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Specialty Outdoor Limited-access area infused butters and oils as concentrates Serving Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Extraction Premises Mixed-light cultivation Informational panel Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Personnel In-process material Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Labeling Universal symbol Track-and-trace systems Type 10 (Retailer) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 UID Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Adequate products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Batch Finished product Immature plant Mature plant Track and trace system Small Indoor Flowering Request for Live Scan Nonvolatile solvent Licensee Specialty Cottage Outdoor Topical cannabis product Theoretical yield Raw material Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Manufacture Pre-roll Canopy Commercial cannabis activity DPH-17-010E Watts per square foot Cultivation Microorganisms Nonmanufactured cannabis product Type 11 (Distributor) Proposition 65 warning statement THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Specialty Indoor Sanitize Wet weight and more.


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