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

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


Last updated on November 18, 2019



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