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

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


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