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CALIFORNIA CANNABIS
Licensing & Compliance Guide










California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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

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


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