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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Individual Owner California Department of Public Health (CDPH) equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Manufacturing (non-volatile) loop system LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS medicinal commercial cannabis activity transporting cannabis goods manufacturer's name emergency regulations conducting quality assurance review topicals 2019 issues designated structure three state cannabis-licensing authorities storage of cannabis goods Foreign Material Testing Water/Food-grade Dry Ice 100 mg of THC per package licensing scheme re-sealable cannabis sales and/or consumption cannabis training regulatory framework scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises ownership premises is not within a Government CDTFA seller’s permit The California Department of Public Health's Business Organizational Mechanical 2019 regulations commercial cannabis products temporary license child-resistant outer package sanitary and hazard-free environment delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods inhalable cannabis local jurisdiction authorization Arranging for laboratory testing opaque exit package packaging and labeling consumption of alcohol or tobacco Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Criminal History mandated warning statements Edibles– Products finished product cultivation payable to the state of California Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) edibles packaging opaque 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) activity for a period of 120 days CO2 and ethanol extractions testing laboratories basic nutritional information cannabis waste commercial kitchens Cultivation less than 10,000 Percentage of ownership labeling allergen information Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) no added caffeine Labor peace agreement testing of cannabis goods diagram of the business’s layout 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distributors Temporary License Application Information cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) transportation alcoholic beverages hydrocarbon-based solvents cannabis market immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery A-license tobacco products Application Checklist Proposed Section 40133 member manager compliance with local jurisdiction entry into the legal, regulated market child-resistant packaging ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Vehicle Requirements cannabis adult-use products CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Premises diagram Terpenoids Testing A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Licensees and more.

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


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