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

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


Last updated on June 17, 2019



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