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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding at least 20% ownership interest aggregate interest of 20% or more 2020 new laws secondary packaging annual license application remove THC/CBD exception for testing laboratories commercial kitchens transport cannabis goods to retailer testing laboratories retailers Food-grade Butter/Oil meat and seafood, and other products shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together tobacco products re-sealable cannabis cartoons amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package recordkeeping licensing cannabis distributors commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Financial information conditional license cannabis plants Retailer (nonstorefront) Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Licensee Lookup Tool onsite consumption of cannabis goods operating premises 2020 revisions allergen information payable to the state of California cultivation cannabis industries Temporary event up to 4 days chain of custody THC levels government warning statement label requiring refrigeration licensed cannabis manufacturers M-license licensed cannabis distributors Category I Residual Pesticides Testing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Retailer (Type 10) child-resistant outer package periods of 90 days extensions Terpenoids Testing Manufacturing (non-volatile) Vehicle Requirements Distributor Transport Only waste management laws at least 99% purity supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) secondary package Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Distributor transport local jurisdiction’s requirements Water/Food-grade Dry Ice cannabis event organizer license disclosure of all criminal convictions California Public Records Act packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Labor peace agreement final form Foreign Material Testing equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Local Issuing Authority separate applications diagram of the business’s layout purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands persons 21 years of age or older manufacturing cannabis products manufacturer's name extraction Premises Diagram cannabis adult-use products stickers A-license ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation financial interest holder 2020 regulations The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) product formulation tamper-evident Owner shipping manifest evidence of rehabilitation persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business storage of cannabis goods Track and Trace Butane/Hexane/Propane temporary license Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 exit packaging A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity distributors 2020 proposed changes topicals secured area 2020 problems transportation and security manufacturing practices state cannabis licensing sampling standards paper inserted into the packaging manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Category II Residual Pesticides Testing designated structure member manager finished product Cannabis Manufacturing procedures for inventory control sanitary workplaces operating procedures local jurisdiction authorization no infusion of alcohol CDPH-9041 waste disposal contaminants consumption of alcohol or tobacco mandated warning statements cannabis sales and/or consumption Physical address Seller’s permit number Temporary Cannabis Event Local Authorization licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Mechanical testing methods limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations manned motor vehicle certified by a California-licensed engineer Local Authorization Attachment licensing cannabis microbusinesses nonlaboratory quality control online licensing system no infusion of nicotine Ethanol Personnel Requirements Heavy Metals Testing alcoholic beverages comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Business Information the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Business Organizational conducting quality assurance review MCSB’s temporary license application adult-use commercial cannabis activity packaging and labeling Fingerprints public Licensee Lookup Tool The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Bond in the amount of $5,000 Operating Procedures regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis 100 mg of THC per package security Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 tinctures Licensee Information LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS investment into a commercial cannabis business commercial cannabis manufacturing compliance with local jurisdiction 2020 updates Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division no added caffeine Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Cannabinoids Testing California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Premises diagram Arranging for laboratory testing structure and formation documents infusion premises diagram Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Temporary License Application Information inventory and quality control highly-concentrated oils or waxes supply chain licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories A-licensees informational panel Moisture Content Testing 2020 resolutions local jurisdiction written procedures for inventory control valid waiver disposal and destruction methods packaging concentrate convicted of a substantially related crime Form # CDPH-9041 good manufacturing practices labeling track and trace system opaque exit package Temporary License Application regulatory framework licensed physical location (premises) testing lab Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) manufacturing compliance with regulations CO2 and ethanol extractions microbusinesses contaminant free scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles 2020 fines MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH California Department of Public Health quality control public health and safety licensing scheme Microbusiness Local Jurisdictions Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates ingredient list manufacture cannabis products limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving licensed premises definition of owner amount of THC content potentially-hazardous foods some nutritional facts Criminal History cannabis cultivation licensing product as a candy prohibited Completed Temporary License Application Form emergency regulations Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) edible products Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Live Scans for each owner cannabis training cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale medicinal and adult-use or both markets 2020 important information Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) basic nutritional information Carbon Dioxide (CO2) cannabis market health claims supplemental label Industrial Hemp Advisory Board managing member child-resistant packaging packaging and labeling requirements testing of cannabis goods CDPH-issued universal symbol Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch licensing cannabis retailers Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) cannabis waste The California Department of Public Health's unique ID/batch number medicinal commercial cannabis activity CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Licensees health impacts of cannabis Financial Interest list of artificial food colorings shared-use manufacturing facilities Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing M-licensees 2020 issues inhalable cannabis motor carrier permit CDTFA seller’s permit 2020 compliance product guidelines sugar property for the commercial cannabis activity Edibles– Products capsules period of 120 days Percentage of ownership medicinal and adult-use markets three cannabis licensing authorities 2020 recent news protocol Proposition 65 license review process three state cannabis-licensing authorities volatile solvent inventory edibles packaging opaque Transport vehicles alarm system hydrocarbon-based solvents Transition Period 600 foot radius of a school transportation of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturers labels not be attractive licensed cannabis cultivators medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity dried flower vape cartridges Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Premises Information delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods required limits carbohydrates and fat per serving commercial cannabis activity access to the area(s) Extractions using CO2 medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing transportation 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market identity of the product surety bond shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Mycotoxins Testing cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) pre-made or purchased minimum standards for extraction processes amount of sodium commercial cannabis products activity for a period of 120 days extracts transporting cannabis goods CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing hang tag or a peel-back label onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods sales of cannabis goods must enter certain events security and cannabis waste disposal 600-foot radius of a school A-license and an M-license Proposed Section 40133 Bond and Insurance Information highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin manufacturing activities MCSB sanitary and hazard-free environment primary panel requirements Cultivation less than 10,000 Application Checklist Identifying information disposal an officer or director of a cannabis business manufacturers who package for other producers laboratory quality assurance Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Individual Owner commercial cannabis manufacturing in California entry into the legal, regulated market evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises small product packaging loop system Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act ownership premises is not within a Government 120 days destruction of cannabis goods Type S share facility space 2020 laws and more.

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


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