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

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


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