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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding recordkeeping Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act dried flower designated structure Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Distributor transport periods of 90 days extensions Licensees alcoholic beverages destruction of cannabis goods Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 labeling health impacts of cannabis CDPH-9041 Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Proposition 65 distributors Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 California Department of Public Health packaging loop system ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation sales of cannabis goods Business Information Financial information nonlaboratory quality control amount of sodium medicinal and adult-use markets evidence of rehabilitation Temporary License Application Mechanical motor carrier permit Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) shipping manifest CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers cannabis industries Percentage of ownership extraction licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Proposed Section 40133 protocol 2020 updates Criminal History California Public Records Act supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products vape cartridges supply chain Licensee Information persons 21 years of age or older Category I Residual Pesticides Testing contaminants California Department of Public Health (CDPH) operating procedures three cannabis licensing authorities Completed Temporary License Application Form cannabis adult-use products annual license application Identifying information child-resistant packaging limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package secondary package Local Authorization Attachment Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Local Authorization Transition Period Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch unique ID/batch number health claims licensed premises exit packaging list of artificial food colorings licensing cannabis distributors 2020 resolutions medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing sampling standards tinctures minimum standards for extraction processes delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods structure and formation documents Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing licensed physical location (premises) good manufacturing practices transportation and security must enter certain events cannabis training track and trace system Premises diagram commercial cannabis manufacturers financial interest holder Edibles– Products public health and safety shared-use manufacturing facilities 2020 issues Temporary event up to 4 days cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale labels not be attractive Personnel Requirements sanitary and hazard-free environment written procedures for inventory control identity of the product no infusion of nicotine Ethanol 600 foot radius of a school stickers Mycotoxins Testing property for the commercial cannabis activity access to the area(s) highly-concentrated oils or waxes LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis sales and/or consumption child-resistant outer package packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls an officer or director of a cannabis business diagram of the business’s layout Food-grade Butter/Oil Track and Trace 2020 fines sugar security and cannabis waste disposal basic nutritional information manufacturers who package for other producers the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) consumption of alcohol or tobacco Transport vehicles alarm system Form # CDPH-9041 disposal microbusinesses temporary license medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together online licensing system comply with all packaging and labeling requirements A-license limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control licensing scheme Microbusiness equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Operating Procedures some nutritional facts quality control compliance with local jurisdiction Cannabis Manufacturing compliance with regulations re-sealable valid waiver amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package supplemental label cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) M-license Bond in the amount of $5,000 waste management laws sanitary workplaces cultivation A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity CDTFA seller’s permit disposal and destruction methods mandated warning statements transportation allergen information testing laboratories cannabis cartoons 2020 proposed changes Premises Diagram potentially-hazardous foods packaging and labeling Temporary Cannabis Event Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) M-licensees Seller’s permit number commercial cannabis manufacturing activity manned motor vehicle Vehicle Requirements 2020 regulations final form conditional license 2020 revisions licensed cannabis distributors Local Issuing Authority highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Local Jurisdictions transport cannabis goods to retailer Cultivation less than 10,000 loan provided to a commercial cannabis business manufacturing cannabis products amount of THC content required limits Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 hang tag or a peel-back label purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands primary panel requirements concentrate licensing cannabis retailers Fingerprints testing of cannabis goods Distributor Transport Only Arranging for laboratory testing manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Butane/Hexane/Propane Premises Information public Licensee Lookup Tool volatile solvent investment into a commercial cannabis business edibles packaging opaque informational panel requiring refrigeration Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) ownership premises is not within a Government CDPH-issued universal symbol storage of cannabis goods certified by a California-licensed engineer cannabis event organizer license managing member 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Owner license review process THC levels Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) opaque exit package The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH premises diagram medicinal and adult-use or both markets MCSB manufacture cannabis products A-licensees emergency regulations transporting cannabis goods shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles remove THC/CBD shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit disclosure of all criminal convictions Foreign Material Testing 120 days Retailer (nonstorefront) medicinal commercial cannabis activity Extractions using CO2 Live Scans for each owner manufacturing The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) pre-made or purchased small product packaging Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) local jurisdiction authorization Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates separate applications 2020 laws tobacco products evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises government warning statement label product as a candy prohibited persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Moisture Content Testing exception for testing laboratories commercial cannabis manufacturing in California topicals cannabis cultivation licensing immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods finished product Business Organizational Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) infusion Licensee Lookup Tool MCSB’s temporary license application regulatory framework Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division chain of custody A-license and an M-license laboratory quality assurance Heavy Metals Testing no infusion of alcohol cannabis waste CO2 and ethanol extractions The California Department of Public Health's regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis inventory and quality control licensed cannabis cultivators onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Temporary License Application Information cannabis plants licensed cannabis manufacturers 100 mg of THC per package at least 20% ownership interest testing methods aggregate interest of 20% or more 600-foot radius of a school ingredient list Water/Food-grade Dry Ice secondary packaging cannabis market waste disposal 2020 compliance retailers paper inserted into the packaging Cannabinoids Testing definition of owner operating premises capsules Physical address commercial cannabis manufacturing manufacturer's name local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Labor peace agreement secured area Manufacturing (non-volatile) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS local jurisdiction’s requirements hydrocarbon-based solvents testing lab Type S share facility space state cannabis licensing transportation of cannabis goods Individual Owner activity for a period of 120 days Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) no added caffeine Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2020 recent news regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Bond and Insurance Information product formulation payable to the state of California entry into the legal, regulated market licensing cannabis microbusinesses Financial Interest Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch inventory Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories conducting quality assurance review three state cannabis-licensing authorities commercial cannabis activity onsite consumption of cannabis goods surety bond period of 120 days procedures for inventory control BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL inhalable cannabis 2020 new laws tamper-evident Application Checklist extracts manufacturing activities commercial cannabis products manufacturing practices packaging and labeling requirements 2020 problems medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2020 important information at least 99% purity meat and seafood, and other products Category II Residual Pesticides Testing product guidelines convicted of a substantially related crime security Retailer (Type 10) commercial kitchens contaminant free member manager carbohydrates and fat per serving edible products local jurisdiction Terpenoids Testing and more.

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


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