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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


Last updated on April 21, 2018



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