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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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