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

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


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