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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding transportation secondary package Transition Period evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises license review process Personnel Requirements quality control supply chain 120 days 2018 revisions CDPH-9041 recordkeeping Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis online licensing system Terpenoids Testing secondary packaging distributors Moisture Content Testing 600 foot radius of a school Temporary License Application packaging and labeling requirements no infusion of alcohol 2018 new laws final form exit packaging licensing scheme Percentage of ownership product as a candy prohibited public Licensee Lookup Tool transportation of cannabis goods commercial cannabis manufacturing 2018 problems Business Information 2018 updates tobacco products Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) state cannabis licensing 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market basic nutritional information Labor peace agreement carbohydrates and fat per serving Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) cannabis industries identity of the product Premises Diagram conditional license minimum standards for extraction processes licensed cannabis cultivators no infusion of nicotine amount of THC content transport cannabis goods to retailer adult-use commercial cannabis activity Microbusiness Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods tinctures medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity nonlaboratory quality control extracts concentrate Distributor Transport Only paper inserted into the packaging MCSB’s temporary license application licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Category II Residual Pesticides Testing 2018 regulations manufacturers who package for other producers commercial cannabis manufacturing in California hang tag or a peel-back label financial interest holder manned motor vehicle stickers Premises diagram waste management laws regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Completed Temporary License Application Form sanitary and hazard-free environment structure and formation documents temporary license Local Issuing Authority The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) onsite consumption of cannabis goods Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls volatile solvent CDPH-issued universal symbol commercial cannabis products conducting quality assurance review licensed physical location (premises) commercial kitchens health impacts of cannabis annual license application Proposed Section 40133 local jurisdiction authorization cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale infusion small product packaging testing methods track and trace system product formulation valid waiver an officer or director of a cannabis business Financial Interest M-licensees shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Physical address Cannabinoids Testing cannabis training motor carrier permit Carbon Dioxide (CO2) government warning statement label licensing cannabis distributors Bond and Insurance Information no added caffeine 2018 fines Industrial Hemp Advisory Board The California Department of Public Health's potentially-hazardous foods commercial cannabis manufacturing activity testing lab extraction consumption of alcohol or tobacco managing member product guidelines security and cannabis waste disposal ingredient list shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit cannabis sales and/or consumption hydrocarbon-based solvents 2018 important information Licensees payable to the state of California Mycotoxins Testing diagram of the business’s layout highly-concentrated oils or waxes Distributor transport dried flower disposal testing of cannabis goods Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS labels not be attractive amount of sodium inventory scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises re-sealable chain of custody Business Organizational cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing contaminants informational panel shared-use manufacturing facilities requiring refrigeration primary panel requirements Food-grade Butter/Oil microbusinesses 2018 issues Foreign Material Testing the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) medicinal and adult-use markets contaminant free inhalable cannabis Vehicle Requirements Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products three state cannabis-licensing authorities secured area licensed cannabis distributors exception for testing laboratories supplemental label Seller’s permit number licensing cannabis retailers 2018 resolutions limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Retailer (Type 10) loop system opaque exit package compliance with local jurisdiction child-resistant outer package pre-made or purchased medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing sanitary workplaces local jurisdiction’s requirements allergen information A-license and an M-license convicted of a substantially related crime evidence of rehabilitation Mechanical cannabis adult-use products Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 sampling standards California Public Records Act Form # CDPH-9041 Criminal History access to the area(s) Manufacturing (non-volatile) CO2 and ethanol extractions Owner Temporary Cannabis Event Butane/Hexane/Propane surety bond Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Bond in the amount of $5,000 periods of 90 days extensions M-license written procedures for inventory control Identifying information manufacturer's name medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together manufacturing meat and seafood, and other products LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS entry into the legal, regulated market regulatory framework CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL ownership premises is not within a Government capsules definition of owner Proposition 65 Track and Trace purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands at least 20% ownership interest storage of cannabis goods Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH California Department of Public Health Arranging for laboratory testing local jurisdiction California Department of Public Health (CDPH) sales of cannabis goods cannabis waste security manufacturing activities Transport vehicles alarm system testing laboratories cannabis plants manufacturing cannabis products inventory and quality control Local Authorization Attachment comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods disposal and destruction methods manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) finished product required limits Premises Information operating procedures edible products disclosure of all criminal convictions investment into a commercial cannabis business laboratory quality assurance labeling Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act cannabis cultivation licensing retailers topicals Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) transportation and security Type S share facility space Live Scans for each owner Cannabis Manufacturing sugar packaging ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation A-license persons 21 years of age or older destruction of cannabis goods at least 99% purity period of 120 days 600-foot radius of a school separate applications 2018 laws must enter certain events Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business mandated warning statements commercial cannabis manufacturers cannabis market licensed premises cannabis event organizer license Local Authorization Licensee Lookup Tool BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL edibles packaging opaque delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods vape cartridges Extractions using CO2 Heavy Metals Testing workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin member manager THC levels activity for a period of 120 days Temporary event up to 4 days Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package cultivation packaging and labeling commercial cannabis activity licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers waste disposal medicinal and adult-use or both markets Local Jurisdictions three cannabis licensing authorities Temporary License Application Information CDTFA seller’s permit manufacturing practices premises diagram medicinal commercial cannabis activity Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business good manufacturing practices immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery licensing cannabis microbusinesses A-licensees licensed cannabis manufacturers remove THC/CBD 2018 compliance Individual Owner Cultivation less than 10,000 A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) protocol Retailer (nonstorefront) health claims alcoholic beverages 2018 recent news 2018 proposed changes MCSB operating premises Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control transporting cannabis goods Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 procedures for inventory control Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 child-resistant packaging supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Water/Food-grade Dry Ice tamper-evident 100 mg of THC per package manufacture cannabis products emergency regulations amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Category I Residual Pesticides Testing cannabis cartoons certified by a California-licensed engineer CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Financial information list of artificial food colorings Edibles– Products Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Licensee Information public health and safety equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Application Checklist Operating Procedures Ethanol Fingerprints licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories designated structure property for the commercial cannabis activity shipping manifest unique ID/batch number aggregate interest of 20% or more compliance with regulations some nutritional facts and more.

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


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