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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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Public Health persons 21 years of age or older laboratory quality assurance supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package local jurisdiction’s requirements property for the commercial cannabis activity Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act three cannabis licensing authorities secured area licensed cannabis manufacturers Licensees shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company health impacts of cannabis 2018 problems operating premises Extractions using CO2 mandated warning statements minimum standards for extraction processes ingredient list ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS medicinal and adult-use or both markets storage of cannabis goods procedures for inventory control extraction The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Premises Diagram testing laboratories topicals hydrocarbon-based solvents cannabis cartoons medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2018 issues disclosure of all criminal convictions Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises MCSB’s temporary license application activity for a period of 120 days cannabis event organizer license transport cannabis goods to retailer Business Information 2018 proposed changes must enter certain events transportation cannabis sales and/or consumption manufacturing cannabis products infusion regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Track and Trace Microbusiness Local Authorization Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing at least 20% ownership interest 2018 important information Labor peace agreement state cannabis licensing ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation testing of cannabis goods Operating Procedures structure and formation documents Licensee Information Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis market primary panel requirements Edibles– Products finished product conditional license protocol temporary license Vehicle Requirements Physical address compliance with local jurisdiction 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market microbusinesses 120 days The California Department of Public Health's requiring refrigeration sugar Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing manufacturing quality control chain of custody good manufacturing practices Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division local jurisdiction cannabis cultivation licensing separate applications Local Issuing Authority final form disposal exit packaging A-licensees capsules no infusion of nicotine amount of sodium comply with all packaging and labeling requirements 2018 laws Ethanol evidence of rehabilitation tamper-evident commercial cannabis manufacturing in California limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package medicinal and adult-use markets packaging and labeling requirements government warning statement label paper inserted into the packaging Distributor Transport Only Temporary License Application Transport vehicles alarm system Distributor transport shared-use manufacturing facilities testing lab Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 consumption of alcohol or tobacco Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) shipping manifest informational panel Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Completed Temporary License Application Form licensing cannabis microbusinesses ownership premises is not within a Government Moisture Content Testing persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business manned motor vehicle CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacturers who package for other producers Seller’s permit number shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Cannabis Manufacturing local jurisdiction authorization 2018 fines health claims access to the area(s) valid waiver child-resistant outer package Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Financial information MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH stickers diagram of the business’s layout Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Individual Owner some nutritional facts Retailer (nonstorefront) Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) THC levels delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods volatile solvent Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) destruction of cannabis goods Retailer (Type 10) basic nutritional information vape cartridges edibles packaging opaque amount of THC content 2018 recent news surety bond Live Scans for each owner immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers onsite consumption of cannabis goods Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products pre-made or purchased meat and seafood, and other products Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch identity of the product workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control operating procedures Temporary Cannabis Event Application Checklist Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods no added caffeine The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 600 foot radius of a school track and trace system remove THC/CBD product as a candy prohibited Identifying information definition of owner BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Percentage of ownership Fingerprints packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls supply chain licensing scheme Cannabinoids Testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Category II Residual Pesticides Testing motor carrier permit Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) inventory and quality control Manufacturing (non-volatile) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Terpenoids Testing Temporary License Application Information at least 99% purity highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin licensed physical location (premises) compliance with regulations CDPH-issued universal symbol transportation and security cultivation product guidelines 2018 regulations commercial cannabis manufacturing activity contaminant free extracts cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale online licensing system sales of cannabis goods highly-concentrated oils or waxes Heavy Metals Testing Mycotoxins Testing CDTFA seller’s permit secondary packaging inventory A-license and an M-license potentially-hazardous foods medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing distributors required limits Cultivation less than 10,000 Local Authorization Attachment certified by a California-licensed engineer labeling no infusion of alcohol Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Local Jurisdictions commercial cannabis activity 100 mg of THC per package edible products licensing cannabis distributors 2018 resolutions manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) financial interest holder Business Organizational licensing cannabis retailers Proposed Section 40133 an officer or director of a cannabis business convicted of a substantially related crime emergency regulations tinctures three state cannabis-licensing authorities written procedures for inventory control re-sealable alcoholic beverages security manufacturing activities loop system Food-grade Butter/Oil testing methods exception for testing laboratories LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) cannabis plants 2018 revisions M-licensees A-license licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) commercial cannabis manufacturers allergen information CO2 and ethanol extractions payable to the state of California sampling standards licensed premises regulatory framework hang tag or a peel-back label inhalable cannabis managing member security and cannabis waste disposal manufacturer's name 2018 compliance limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving transporting cannabis goods medicinal commercial cannabis activity small product packaging Butane/Hexane/Propane manufacture cannabis products Foreign Material Testing premises diagram dried flower manufacturing practices nonlaboratory quality control aggregate interest of 20% or more secondary package child-resistant packaging entry into the legal, regulated market CDPH-9041 the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) California Department of Public Health (CDPH) regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis labels not be attractive Mechanical cannabis waste cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) license review process Transition Period Type S share facility space packaging CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing licensed cannabis cultivators MCSB onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods carbohydrates and fat per serving contaminants medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together retailers licensed cannabis distributors waste management laws Premises diagram A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity cannabis industries commercial kitchens commercial cannabis products equity interest in a commercial cannabis business member manager disposal and destruction methods adult-use commercial cannabis activity purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands designated structure Form # CDPH-9041 supplemental label Proposition 65 Arranging for laboratory testing transportation of cannabis goods periods of 90 days extensions and more.

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


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