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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


Last updated on February 17, 2020



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