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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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least 99% purity tinctures retailers waste management laws microbusinesses supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products diagram of the business’s layout regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together 2019 compliance Microbusiness California Public Records Act 120 days Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Temporary event up to 4 days Carbon Dioxide (CO2) delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles remove THC/CBD shipping manifest exception for testing laboratories manufacturer's name 2019 resolutions required limits packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls tobacco products local jurisdiction sanitary workplaces finished product Distributor transport Moisture Content Testing aggregate interest of 20% or more must enter certain events security Type S share facility space equity interest in a commercial cannabis business evidence of rehabilitation dried flower testing methods Fingerprints licensed premises paper inserted into the packaging financial interest holder tamper-evident nonlaboratory quality control some nutritional facts cannabis market requiring refrigeration destruction of cannabis goods CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing commercial kitchens Edibles– Products 2019 new laws supply chain 100 mg of THC per package Arranging for laboratory testing MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH emergency regulations packaging and labeling CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Premises diagram product formulation Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Completed Temporary License Application Form CO2 and ethanol extractions exit packaging THC levels amount of sodium Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Business Organizational meat and seafood, and other products online 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agreement activity for a period of 120 days compliance with local jurisdiction unique ID/batch number 2019 regulations carbohydrates and fat per serving limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) at least 20% ownership interest Extractions using CO2 The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) conditional license Live Scans for each owner LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS public health and safety Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) 2019 revisions Cannabinoids Testing premises diagram Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers onsite consumption of cannabis goods licensing cannabis retailers ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licensing cannabis microbusinesses license review process licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories commercial cannabis manufacturing structure and formation documents scaled to 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In addition, Type 12 (Microbusiness) Specialty Cottage Indoor Quality control operation Specialty Outdoor Allergen cross-contact alternate use of a manufacturing premises MCSB 90-day extension periods 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) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Limited-access area gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA UID infused butters and oils as concentrates Infusion Component Manufacturer licensee Bureau Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Informational panel Dried flower THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Holding Indoor cultivation Mixed-light Tier 1 Proposition 65 warning statement Monitor infused pre-rolls Pest Finished product Medium Outdoor Kief CBD Outdoor cultivation Microorganisms Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Nursery Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Quarantine Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type N – for infusions Small Indoor Topical cannabis product Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock CBD from industrial hemp In-process material Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Wet weight Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Product Identity Adequate Cultivation site cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Lot Pathogen Flowering Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Volatile solvent Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 11 (Distributor) Cannabis product THC Adult-use Market Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Applicant Small Outdoor Specialty Cottage Outdoor Package Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Harvest Batch Licensee Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Mixed-light cultivation Labeling Serving Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Ingredient Theoretical yield Raw material Adulterated Department Quality Actual yield Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Environmental pathogen Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Manufacture list of cannabis manufacturers Medium Indoor Unique identifier Premises Allergen Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Quality control personnel Personnel Process Nonvolatile solvent track and trace system Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Primary panel Extraction Immature plant Qualified individual adulteration Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Verification Contact surface Request for Live Scan cannabis concentrates Processor Edible cannabis product Net weight Processing Universal symbol Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 DPH-17-010E Commercial cannabis activity Track and trace system Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Validation Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Specialty Indoor Watts per square foot Canopy Nonmanufactured cannabis product Hazard Preventive controls Distribution Track-and-trace systems package flower or pre-rolls Processing aid Mixed-light Tier 2 Pre-roll Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods M-license Cultivation Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Type P – for packaging and labeling only Mature plant Type 10 (Retailer) Batch Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Sanitize and more.


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