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

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


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