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

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