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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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of California A-license and an M-license track and trace system manufacturers who package for other producers waste management laws limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package 2018 proposed changes licensing cannabis microbusinesses CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Mechanical conditional license surety bond tobacco products supplemental label small product packaging 2018 compliance Cannabis Manufacturing public Licensee Lookup Tool The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) written procedures for inventory control Temporary event up to 4 days Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing unique ID/batch number procedures for inventory control Food-grade Butter/Oil Business Information cannabis market licensed cannabis distributors local jurisdiction authorization required limits no infusion of alcohol consumption of alcohol or tobacco Local Authorization Premises Diagram Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) evidence of rehabilitation sampling standards topicals Cannabinoids Testing Edibles– Products licensing cannabis distributors Manufacturing (non-volatile) manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) period of 120 days annual license application California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) nonlaboratory quality control tamper-evident comply with all packaging and labeling requirements contaminants allergen information Cultivation less than 10,000 convicted of a substantially related crime Owner Distributor transport 2018 regulations Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products contaminant free Licensee Lookup Tool limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Form # CDPH-9041 disclosure of all criminal convictions shared-use manufacturing facilities basic nutritional information A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Terpenoids Testing CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Butane/Hexane/Propane cannabis industries primary panel requirements Local Authorization Attachment Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles cannabis cultivation licensing Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates sales of cannabis goods highly-concentrated oils or waxes commercial cannabis manufacturing in California at least 20% ownership interest supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products three state cannabis-licensing authorities Criminal History Individual Owner sugar Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act at least 99% purity an officer or director of a cannabis business Premises Information Proposition 65 good manufacturing practices government warning statement label no added caffeine Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 emergency regulations licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises operating procedures online licensing 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In addition, Quality control operation Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Track-and-trace systems Canopy Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 infused pre-rolls products similar to traditional food products prohibited Quarantine Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Flowering Outdoor cultivation Premises Mature plant Processing Nonmanufactured cannabis product Quality control personnel Preventive controls Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Proposition 65 warning statement CBD Adulterated Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Mixed-light cultivation Pest Nursery Validation Finished product Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Commercial cannabis activity Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Component DPH-17-010E Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Holding Medium Outdoor Informational panel Processing aid Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Licensee Limited-access area cannabis concentrates Department Immature plant Type 10 (Retailer) Actual yield Monitor Volatile solvent Specialty Outdoor Qualified individual Personnel Primary panel Type N – for infusions Universal symbol Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Kief Small Indoor Wet weight Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) infused butters and oils as concentrates Watts per square foot Specialty Cottage Indoor Quality adulteration Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Process Nonvolatile solvent Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Infusion Processor Indoor cultivation Topical cannabis product Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Pathogen Extraction Track and trace system Verification cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Theoretical yield Edible cannabis product THC Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Bureau Unique identifier Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type 11 (Distributor) In-process material Type 12 (Microbusiness) Manufacturer licensee Serving Labeling Contact surface Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) 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) Applicant track and trace system Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Adequate Specialty Indoor Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Dried flower Distribution Request for Live Scan Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Sanitize Batch Harvest Batch THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Medium Indoor Net weight Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) UID Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Cannabis product Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Manufacture package flower or pre-rolls Type P – for packaging and labeling only MCSB 90-day extension periods Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Environmental pathogen Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Allergen Ingredient Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Raw material Specialty Cottage Outdoor Cultivation Hazard Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Pre-roll Lot CBD from industrial hemp Adult-use Market Cultivation site alternate use of a manufacturing premises Microorganisms Allergen cross-contact Product Identity Mixed-light Tier 2 Mixed-light Tier 1 Small Outdoor M-license Package list of cannabis manufacturers and more.


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