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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


Last updated on December 8, 2018



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