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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding government warning statement label periods of 90 days extensions 100 mg of THC per package labels not be attractive 2019 compliance cannabis industries Type S share facility space cannabis cultivation licensing transportation of cannabis goods Extractions using CO2 evidence of rehabilitation Personnel Requirements transporting cannabis goods re-sealable Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products manufacturing practices Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Licensees sugar supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products waste management laws manufacturer's name Premises Diagram health impacts of cannabis licensed premises THC levels identity of the product Ethanol Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates minimum standards for extraction processes MCSB’s temporary license application Bond and Insurance Information Vehicle Requirements manufacturing cannabis products Premises Information medicinal and adult-use markets licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers public health and safety track and trace system managing member highly-concentrated oils or waxes at least 99% purity compliance with regulations an officer or director of a cannabis business Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods valid waiver disposal and destruction methods annual license application Percentage of ownership persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Proposition 65 Mechanical packaging Transport vehicles alarm system ingredient list sampling standards transportation and security 2019 regulations Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Moisture Content Testing laboratory quality assurance Identifying information commercial cannabis manufacturers cannabis 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colorings Physical address convicted of a substantially related crime CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacturing activities Form # CDPH-9041 Retailer (nonstorefront) health claims the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) infusion supply chain Proposed Section 40133 recordkeeping certified by a California-licensed engineer Labor peace agreement Bond in the amount of $5,000 Heavy Metals Testing licensing cannabis microbusinesses inventory Food-grade Butter/Oil medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market secondary package Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) product as a candy prohibited testing lab extraction CDPH-issued universal symbol transport cannabis goods to retailer ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS testing methods Temporary License Application online licensing system Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division inventory and quality control manufacturing license review process mandated warning statements operating procedures access to the area(s) cannabis market California Department of Public Health (CDPH) MCSB Industrial Hemp Advisory Board 2019 laws commercial cannabis products extracts medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity good manufacturing practices storage of cannabis goods unique ID/batch number equity interest in a commercial cannabis business regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis inhalable cannabis conditional license quality control 2019 issues final form California Department of Public Health financial interest holder written procedures for inventory control surety bond Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing vape cartridges contaminants Local Jurisdictions cultivation Cannabinoids Testing paper inserted into the packaging cannabis sales and/or consumption 2019 recent news designated structure comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Fingerprints compliance with local jurisdiction Licensee Lookup Tool loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Carbon Dioxide (CO2) A-license and an M-license Financial information cannabis waste Temporary Cannabis Event edibles packaging opaque Category I Residual Pesticides Testing licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) at least 20% ownership interest LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Owner destruction of cannabis goods packaging and labeling requirements 2019 revisions Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) retailers Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) security Completed Temporary License Application Form 2019 resolutions licensing scheme cannabis adult-use products finished product Microbusiness small product packaging three state cannabis-licensing authorities Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Edibles– Products must enter certain events Premises diagram 600 foot radius of a school no infusion of alcohol delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods motor carrier permit The California Department of Public Health's Business Organizational chain of custody procedures for inventory control Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Temporary License Application Information Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) some nutritional facts allergen information distributors purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Individual Owner public Licensee Lookup Tool consumption of alcohol or tobacco packaging and labeling CO2 and ethanol extractions nonlaboratory quality control Cannabis Manufacturing Operating Procedures potentially-hazardous foods basic nutritional information loop system 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cultivators regulatory framework manufacture cannabis products MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH 600-foot radius of a school aggregate interest of 20% or more Foreign Material Testing disclosure of all criminal convictions informational panel product formulation supplemental label Transition Period M-license security and cannabis waste disposal testing of cannabis goods diagram of the business’s layout Temporary event up to 4 days licensing cannabis distributors medicinal commercial cannabis activity requiring refrigeration secondary packaging entry into the legal, regulated market amount of THC content Financial Interest immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery 2019 new laws emergency regulations Retailer (Type 10) shipping manifest and more.

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


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