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CALIFORNIA CANNABIS
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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving finished product edibles packaging opaque Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin licensed cannabis distributors licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Butane/Hexane/Propane scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises manufacturing practices contaminants shipping manifest medicinal and adult-use markets Extractions using CO2 at least 20% ownership interest Financial Interest financial interest holder Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 2021 regulations Temporary License Application manufacturing 2021 problems Heavy Metals Testing consumption of alcohol or tobacco Business Information period of 120 days volatile solvent periods of 90 days extensions licensed cannabis cultivators equity interest in a commercial cannabis business 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ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS manufacture cannabis products hydrocarbon-based solvents BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL paper inserted into the packaging child-resistant packaging local jurisdiction Licensee Information requiring refrigeration re-sealable security Live Scans for each owner 120 days health claims licensed physical location (premises) workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control transportation of cannabis goods cultivation Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) testing of cannabis goods licensing cannabis distributors pre-made or purchased Temporary event up to 4 days medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together infusion comply with all packaging and labeling requirements aggregate interest of 20% or more labels not be attractive MCSB loop system ownership premises is not within a Government investment into a commercial cannabis business retailers required limits cannabis adult-use products Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Cannabis Manufacturing Microbusiness testing methods minimum standards for extraction processes Completed Temporary License Application Form alcoholic beverages 2021 updates Moisture Content Testing Transport vehicles alarm system commercial cannabis manufacturing in California contaminant free transport cannabis goods to retailer good manufacturing practices unique ID/batch number amount of THC content Licensee Lookup Tool motor carrier permit licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers 2021 compliance annual license application Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch microbusinesses manufacturing cannabis products exception for testing laboratories cannabis market California Department of Public Health an officer or director of a cannabis business Manufacturing (non-volatile) Retailer (Type 10) no added caffeine licensed cannabis manufacturers Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) waste 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certified by a California-licensed engineer Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles CO2 and ethanol extractions CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Temporary Cannabis Event Seller’s permit number inhalable cannabis separate applications manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods property for the commercial cannabis activity supplemental label local jurisdiction authorization some nutritional facts Premises diagram Bond and Insurance Information Local Authorization Attachment Cannabinoids Testing licensing scheme convicted of a substantially related crime MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Category I Residual Pesticides Testing Criminal History Industrial Hemp Advisory Board A-license 2021 issues packaging and labeling Retailer (nonstorefront) stickers 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS state cannabis licensing must enter certain events Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Temporary License Application Information operating premises Business Organizational loan provided to a commercial cannabis business payable to the state of California medicinal and adult-use or both markets Physical address Track and Trace evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises identity of the product licensing cannabis retailers amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package topicals 600-foot radius of a school labeling Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Distributor Transport Only licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises edible products emergency regulations Carbon Dioxide (CO2) sanitary workplaces cannabis event organizer license M-license cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) supply chain list of artificial food colorings A-licensees laboratory quality 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structure managing member license review process public Licensee Lookup Tool Premises Information shared-use manufacturing facilities child-resistant outer package tamper-evident inventory The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) waste management laws capsules online licensing system Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates product formulation member manager CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) nonlaboratory quality control Mechanical Percentage of ownership packaging Bond in the amount of $5,000 Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 final form medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity public health and safety extracts diagram of the business’s layout amount of sodium Mycotoxins Testing cannabis cultivation licensing Application Checklist regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis entry into the legal, regulated market 2021 revisions valid waiver Arranging for laboratory testing Individual 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In addition, Mature plant Environmental pathogen 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) Infusion Commercial cannabis activity Medium Outdoor Pest Medium Indoor Microorganisms Flowering Manufacture Mixed-light Tier 2 track and trace system Allergen Holding Manufacturer licensee Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Serving Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Actual yield Ingredient Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Hazard Allergen cross-contact Qualified individual Premises Batch Bureau Immature plant Nursery Licensee Unique identifier Processing aid Pre-roll Outdoor cultivation Monitor Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Raw material cannabis concentrates Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Indoor cultivation Processing Adequate Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Universal symbol Type 11 (Distributor) Net weight Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Type 12 (Microbusiness) Applicant Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) UID DPH-17-010E Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Cultivation site Small Outdoor Process Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) list of cannabis manufacturers Track and trace system Preventive controls Nonmanufactured cannabis product Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Proposition 65 warning statement Harvest Batch Specialty Cottage Outdoor M-license Canopy Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Quarantine Adulterated Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 THC alternate use of a manufacturing premises Specialty Cottage Indoor Contact surface infused pre-rolls package flower or pre-rolls Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock adulteration Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Sanitize Track-and-trace systems In-process material Specialty Outdoor MCSB 90-day extension periods Extraction Specialty Indoor Type N – for infusions Topical cannabis product Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Validation infused butters and oils as concentrates Lot Processor Request for Live Scan Pathogen products similar to traditional food products prohibited Quality control personnel Labeling Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Personnel Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Mixed-light Tier 1 Quality Department Product Identity Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Primary panel Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Kief Dried flower Verification Adult-use Market Edible cannabis product CBD from industrial hemp Finished product Theoretical yield Watts per square foot Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Cannabis product gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Mixed-light cultivation Nonvolatile solvent Wet weight Type P – for packaging and labeling only Distribution Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Quality control operation CBD Cultivation Informational panel THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Package Small Indoor Volatile solvent Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Limited-access area Type 10 (Retailer) Component Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 and more.


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