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

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


Last updated on July 14, 2019



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