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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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