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

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


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