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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 Proposition 65 track and trace system Edibles– Products shared-use manufacturing facilities opaque exit package Temporary License Application Information consumption of alcohol or tobacco temporary license convicted of a substantially related crime conducting quality assurance review Percentage of ownership no infusion of nicotine Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Business Information small product packaging Temporary Cannabis Event Application Checklist Mycotoxins Testing quality control Premises Information compliance with regulations secondary packaging BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL inventory and quality control Criminal History public Licensee Lookup Tool persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) medicinal and adult-use markets Operating Procedures highly-concentrated oils or waxes microbusinesses disclosure of all criminal convictions licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers annual license application at least 99% purity amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Seller’s permit number managing member minimum standards for extraction processes tinctures Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Premises Diagram transportation of cannabis goods Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division amount of THC content local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market adult-use commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis manufacturers Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Water/Food-grade Dry Ice allergen information delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods concentrate topicals Licensee Lookup Tool 2018 regulations Extractions using 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Industrial Hemp Advisory Board CDPH-issued universal symbol financial interest holder CDTFA seller’s permit Financial information Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Form # CDPH-9041 testing of cannabis goods waste management laws medicinal commercial cannabis activity an officer or director of a cannabis business labeling inhalable cannabis Cannabis Manufacturing three state cannabis-licensing authorities cultivation motor carrier permit tamper-evident local jurisdiction paper inserted into the packaging member manager vape cartridges 2018 new laws manufacturers who package for other producers supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products ingredient list Category I Residual Pesticides Testing surety bond storage of cannabis goods CO2 and ethanol extractions state cannabis licensing Financial Interest unique ID/batch number MCSB’s temporary license application sugar A-licensees Category II Residual Pesticides Testing destruction of cannabis goods local jurisdiction authorization cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale transport cannabis goods to retailer The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) online licensing system exit packaging product guidelines licensed physical location (premises) separate applications medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together protocol extraction contaminants loop system meat and seafood, and other products inventory Distributor Transport Only M-licensees diagram of the business’s layout cannabis cultivation licensing Licensee Information valid waiver no infusion of alcohol workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) good manufacturing practices onsite consumption of cannabis goods product as a candy prohibited 120 days payable to the state of California shipping manifest THC levels Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) commercial cannabis activity amount of sodium CDPH-9041 Local Issuing Authority cannabis plants cannabis cartoons Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) child-resistant packaging licensed cannabis cultivators 2018 fines child-resistant outer package Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Mechanical Track and Trace health claims Terpenoids Testing shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Retailer (nonstorefront) public health and safety stickers Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) emergency regulations capsules regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company aggregate interest of 20% or more definition of owner Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business sanitary and hazard-free environment Foreign Material Testing manufacture cannabis products commercial cannabis products M-license regulatory framework recordkeeping 2018 proposed changes cannabis event organizer license Labor peace agreement Personnel Requirements final form Physical address hydrocarbon-based solvents 2018 revisions Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 requiring refrigeration 600-foot radius of a school persons 21 years of age or older activity for a period of 120 days written procedures for inventory control disposal carbohydrates and fat per serving manufacturer's name must enter certain events highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Type S share facility space tobacco products Moisture Content Testing ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation structure and formation documents Cultivation less than 10,000 retailers licensed cannabis distributors evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods 2018 updates 2018 important information secondary package A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls basic nutritional information Ethanol licensing cannabis distributors medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles government warning statement label list of artificial food colorings identity of the product licensing cannabis microbusinesses packaging and labeling requirements laboratory quality assurance testing laboratories entry into the legal, regulated market CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Bond in the amount of $5,000 supplemental label 2018 resolutions Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 security sampling standards packaging Heavy Metals Testing 2018 recent news immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing ownership premises is not within a Government licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises 600 foot radius of a school three cannabis licensing authorities periods of 90 days extensions limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Premises diagram testing methods re-sealable scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL A-license contaminant free packaging and labeling no added caffeine some nutritional facts MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH nonlaboratory quality control Distributor transport at least 20% ownership interest mandated warning statements Temporary event up to 4 days edibles packaging opaque Manufacturing (non-volatile) product formulation licensing cannabis retailers period of 120 days sanitary workplaces A-license and an M-license medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity commercial kitchens informational panel supply chain 2018 compliance dried flower Food-grade Butter/Oil Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods distributors Local Jurisdictions testing lab premises diagram licensing scheme hang tag or a peel-back label certified by a California-licensed engineer medicinal and adult-use or both markets Arranging for laboratory testing Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control security and cannabis waste disposal 100 mg of THC per package Transport vehicles alarm system volatile solvent waste disposal manned motor vehicle disposal and destruction methods Butane/Hexane/Propane secured area potentially-hazardous foods primary panel requirements license review process required limits manufacturing activities manufacturing practices transportation and security Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 2018 laws finished product operating procedures exception for testing laboratories and more.

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


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