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

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


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