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

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


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