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CALIFORNIA CANNABIS
Licensing & Compliance Guide










California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) licensed physical location (premises) annual license application temporary license 2020 important information shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit finished product Proposition 65 Distributor transport licensed premises Seller’s permit number cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Local Authorization Attachment cannabis cartoons laboratory quality assurance Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products cannabis cultivation licensing The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) manufacturers who package for other producers activity for a period of 120 days Ethanol some nutritional facts Category II Residual Pesticides Testing final form amount of sodium child-resistant packaging packaging and labeling 2020 new laws paper inserted into the packaging tobacco products no infusion of nicotine Bond in the amount of $5,000 Retailer (Type 10) licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories purchasing cannabis 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manufacturing activity Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) California Public Records Act Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act periods of 90 days extensions secured area delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Completed Temporary License Application Form Premises Information infusion ownership premises is not within a Government 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) public health and safety product as a candy prohibited Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch supplemental label highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin meat and seafood, and other products Industrial Hemp Advisory Board LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS local jurisdiction edible products an officer or director of a cannabis business cannabis event organizer license concentrate emergency regulations Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division evidence of rehabilitation equity interest in a commercial cannabis business secondary package inhalable cannabis manufacture cannabis products transport cannabis goods to retailer packaging entry into the legal, regulated market Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Carbon Dioxide (CO2) manufacturing activities distributors retailers Local Jurisdictions 100 mg of THC per package separate applications period of 120 days sanitary workplaces cannabis sales and/or consumption testing laboratories track and trace system Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises surety bond Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles transportation Licensees carbohydrates and fat per serving CO2 and ethanol extractions requiring refrigeration sugar immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery tamper-evident onsite consumption of cannabis goods Extractions using CO2 Owner cannabis training Distributor Transport Only disposal Edibles– Products Mechanical Licensee Lookup Tool M-license at least 99% purity Live Scans for each owner tinctures medicinal commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis distributors Moisture Content Testing primary panel requirements Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch good manufacturing practices 2020 issues Financial information supply chain California Department of Public Health aggregate interest of 20% or more consumption of alcohol or tobacco A-license manufacturing cannabis products capsules inventory and quality control CDPH-issued universal symbol Foreign Material Testing Premises Diagram financial interest holder manned motor vehicle commercial cannabis manufacturing in California potentially-hazardous foods 2020 problems transportation of cannabis goods licensed cannabis manufacturers Microbusiness Form # CDPH-9041 structure and 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package minimum standards for extraction processes California Department of Public Health (CDPH) unique ID/batch number ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation commercial kitchens online licensing system Water/Food-grade Dry Ice The California Department of Public Health's adult-use commercial cannabis activity Vehicle Requirements alcoholic beverages testing lab CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL definition of owner Premises diagram Retailer (nonstorefront) licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises inventory medicinal and adult-use or both markets conditional license hydrocarbon-based solvents three state cannabis-licensing authorities Identifying information 2020 resolutions topicals 120 days Type S share facility space 600-foot radius of a school remove THC/CBD cannabis plants motor carrier permit manufacturing practices protocol supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products local jurisdiction authorization MCSB’s temporary license application Proposed Section 40133 amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package waste management laws cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) highly-concentrated oils or waxes regulatory framework exit packaging 2020 compliance Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 chain of custody regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California contaminant free comply with all packaging and labeling requirements certified by a California-licensed engineer BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Licensee Information licensed cannabis cultivators manufacturing shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company cultivation 2020 updates Local Issuing Authority commercial cannabis activity testing of cannabis goods Business Information cannabis waste persons 21 years of age or older Fingerprints volatile solvent transportation and security ingredient list medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates 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In addition, Small Outdoor Watts per square foot Track-and-trace systems package flower or pre-rolls Wet weight Batch Serving Validation Actual yield Cultivation site Net weight Medium Indoor Commercial cannabis activity UID Pest Track and trace system Medium Outdoor Mixed-light Tier 2 Microorganisms Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Nonvolatile solvent Environmental pathogen Dried flower Processor Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 11 (Distributor) Licensee Raw material Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Processing Mature plant Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Harvest Batch Flowering Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Small Indoor Edible cannabis product Labeling Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Quarantine THC Adult-use Market Nonmanufactured cannabis product M-license Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Process Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Distribution Outdoor cultivation Extraction Primary panel Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Bureau Nursery Universal symbol CBD from industrial hemp Premises Package Allergen Preventive controls list of cannabis manufacturers Theoretical yield CBD Immature plant alternate use of a manufacturing premises Applicant Infusion Kief Type 10 (Retailer) Specialty Cottage Outdoor Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Department Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) track and trace system Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Pathogen Qualified individual products similar to traditional food products prohibited Component MCSB 90-day extension periods Manufacture Limited-access area Topical cannabis product In-process material Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Cultivation Specialty Indoor gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA cannabis concentrates Type P – for packaging and labeling only DPH-17-010E Holding Unique identifier infused pre-rolls Ingredient Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Canopy Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Manufacturer licensee Type N – for infusions Quality Verification Specialty Outdoor Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Specialty Cottage Indoor Processing aid Request for Live Scan Lot Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Adequate Hazard Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Monitor Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Volatile solvent Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Mixed-light cultivation Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Quality control personnel Mixed-light Tier 1 Adulterated Allergen cross-contact Cannabis product Personnel adulteration Informational panel THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Contact surface Product Identity Type 12 (Microbusiness) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Proposition 65 warning statement infused butters and oils as concentrates Pre-roll Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) 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) Indoor cultivation Quality control operation Finished product Sanitize Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) and more.


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