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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) THC levels commercial cannabis products Personnel Requirements ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation child-resistant packaging Premises Diagram Arranging for laboratory testing designated structure infusion mandated warning statements delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods procedures for inventory control track and trace system basic nutritional information meat and seafood, and other products Mechanical 2018 problems Form # CDPH-9041 licensed cannabis cultivators Transition Period good manufacturing practices contaminants cannabis waste property for the commercial cannabis activity license review process local jurisdiction authorization pre-made or purchased Food-grade Butter/Oil Seller’s permit number licensed cannabis manufacturers 2018 regulations cannabis cultivation licensing must enter certain events cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale re-sealable Financial information licensing cannabis microbusinesses quality control Butane/Hexane/Propane entry into the legal, regulated market retailers period of 120 days tobacco products child-resistant outer package payable to the state of California Temporary Cannabis Event conditional license CDPH-issued universal symbol topicals disposal and destruction methods Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business supplemental label vape cartridges public Licensee Lookup Tool testing methods member manager compliance with regulations Temporary License Application licensing cannabis distributors convicted of a substantially related crime The California Department of Public Health's California Public Records Act allergen information requiring refrigeration manufacturing activities product guidelines dried flower inventory three state cannabis-licensing authorities potentially-hazardous foods health impacts of cannabis primary panel requirements ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Local Authorization Attachment 2018 resolutions premises diagram Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Business Information Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 access to the area(s) disclosure of all criminal convictions surety bond California Department of Public Health Local Authorization chain of custody cultivation Microbusiness temporary license packaging and labeling at least 20% ownership interest limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving contaminant free The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) microbusinesses 600-foot radius of a school Vehicle Requirements Extractions using CO2 operating premises Labor peace agreement commercial cannabis activity cannabis adult-use products recordkeeping testing lab medicinal commercial cannabis activity 2018 compliance Water/Food-grade Dry Ice highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing cannabis training sanitary and hazard-free environment Heavy Metals Testing at least 99% purity aggregate interest of 20% or more 2018 laws A-licensees Physical address packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) online licensing system 2018 important information sales of cannabis goods small product packaging product as a candy prohibited licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers 2018 revisions Premises Information identity of the product annual license application Percentage of ownership compliance with local jurisdiction cannabis event organizer license local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations conducting quality assurance review Proposed Section 40133 Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Cultivation less than 10,000 final form A-license remove THC/CBD paper inserted into the packaging manufacturing cannabis products Distributor Transport Only shared-use manufacturing facilities medicinal and adult-use or both markets Retailer (Type 10) Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) health claims nonlaboratory quality control manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) an officer or director of a cannabis business local jurisdiction managing member Licensees secondary packaging testing laboratories Financial Interest commercial kitchens licensing scheme labeling Fingerprints Moisture Content Testing finished product A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity persons 21 years of age or older 2018 new laws Foreign Material Testing state cannabis licensing informational panel Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles cannabis sales and/or consumption Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products extracts Terpenoids Testing shipping manifest Live Scans for each owner transportation of cannabis goods investment into a commercial cannabis business Operating 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applications labels not be attractive loop system Temporary event up to 4 days Category II Residual Pesticides Testing medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises security and cannabis waste disposal sampling standards 2018 proposed changes MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Criminal History no added caffeine three cannabis licensing authorities Completed Temporary License Application Form volatile solvent valid waiver Ethanol hydrocarbon-based solvents Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control transport cannabis goods to retailer A-license and an M-license Temporary License Application Information commercial cannabis manufacturers Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Cannabinoids Testing Distributor transport carbohydrates and fat per serving diagram of the business’s layout exception for testing laboratories 2018 updates Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates ingredient list motor carrier permit ownership premises is not within a Government waste management laws capsules Identifying information 120 days minimum standards for extraction processes 2018 fines Proposition 65 medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing security Business Organizational 2018 recent news Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit opaque exit package definition of owner no infusion of alcohol regulatory framework edible products sanitary workplaces Local Issuing Authority Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 CDPH-9041 product formulation exit packaging consumption of alcohol or tobacco disposal Cannabis Manufacturing cannabis industries tamper-evident Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) no infusion of nicotine 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Carbon Dioxide (CO2) medicinal and adult-use markets Type S share facility space immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery some nutritional facts periods of 90 days extensions cannabis cartoons M-licensees waste disposal CDTFA seller’s permit Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch manufacturers who package for other producers secondary package activity for a period of 120 days 100 mg of THC per package California Department of Public Health (CDPH) operating procedures regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California public health and safety Bond and Insurance Information extraction alcoholic beverages loan provided to a commercial cannabis business packaging tinctures evidence of rehabilitation required limits laboratory quality assurance Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods list of artificial food colorings Retailer (nonstorefront) MCSB licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package unique ID/batch number amount of THC content Individual Owner Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing manufacturing Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch manufacturing practices local jurisdiction’s requirements CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL stickers emergency regulations adult-use commercial cannabis activity Edibles– Products transportation and security Transport vehicles alarm system highly-concentrated oils or waxes financial interest holder government warning statement label onsite consumption of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing in California commercial cannabis manufacturing Premises diagram workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Bond in the amount of $5,000 written procedures for inventory control Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act hang tag or a peel-back label supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Licensee Lookup Tool manufacture cannabis products edibles packaging opaque Mycotoxins Testing 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In addition, Extraction cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Infusion Manufacture Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Qualified individual Verification DPH-17-010E Pest alternate use of a manufacturing premises gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Premises Theoretical yield Type N – for infusions Dried flower Specialty Cottage Outdoor Adult-use Market Commercial cannabis activity Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Flowering Batch Medium Outdoor Bureau Licensee Product Identity Type 11 (Distributor) Outdoor cultivation Adequate infused butters and oils as concentrates THC Monitor Immature plant Type 10 (Retailer) Package Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Indoor cultivation package flower or pre-rolls Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Proposition 65 warning statement Department track and trace system list of cannabis manufacturers Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Adulterated Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Actual yield Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Unique identifier Pathogen Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Manufacturer licensee adulteration Canopy Distribution Pre-roll Watts per square foot Serving Mixed-light Tier 2 Small Outdoor Environmental pathogen Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Applicant MCSB 90-day extension periods Nursery Specialty Cottage Indoor Raw material Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Allergen cross-contact Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) cannabis concentrates Net weight Lot Component CBD from industrial hemp Mixed-light cultivation Validation M-license Informational panel Holding Track-and-trace systems Primary panel Ingredient Medium Indoor Track and trace system Wet weight Quality control personnel Cultivation In-process material Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) UID CBD Microorganisms Processing Universal symbol Hazard infused pre-rolls Quarantine Nonvolatile solvent Quality Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Finished product Type 12 (Microbusiness) Topical cannabis product Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Harvest Batch Quality control operation Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Processor Limited-access area Personnel Mixed-light Tier 1 Labeling Edible cannabis product Preventive controls Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Allergen Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Cultivation site Nonmanufactured cannabis product Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Processing aid Mature plant Request for Live Scan Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Cannabis product Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Kief Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package 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) Process Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Specialty Indoor Contact surface products similar to traditional food products prohibited Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Small Indoor Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Sanitize Specialty Outdoor Volatile solvent and more.


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