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CALIFORNIA CANNABIS
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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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

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


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