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

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


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