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

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


Last updated on September 18, 2019



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