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

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


Last updated on August 16, 2019



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