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

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


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