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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 laboratory quality assurance ingredient list manufacturer's name A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity packaging product guidelines M-licensees Butane/Hexane/Propane local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Operating Procedures infusion MCSB’s temporary license application Distributor Transport Only Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Temporary Cannabis Event concentrate recordkeeping loop system annual license application commercial cannabis manufacturers required limits Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Premises diagram license review process paper inserted into the packaging cannabis plants Temporary License Application inhalable cannabis product formulation 2018 regulations highly-concentrated oils or waxes Transition Period local jurisdiction authorization testing laboratories period of 120 days regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) transporting cannabis goods cultivation Labor peace agreement Local Authorization Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Business Information Ethanol manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) licensed premises convicted of a substantially related crime Premises Information carbohydrates and fat per serving licensing cannabis distributors re-sealable protocol hang tag or a peel-back label cannabis waste extraction microbusinesses LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS requiring refrigeration capsules security and cannabis waste disposal Temporary License Application Information disposal 2018 proposed changes manufacturing activities 2018 important information security California Department of Public Health delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods extracts manufacturers who package for other producers limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving ownership premises is not within a Government property for the commercial cannabis activity immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery evidence of rehabilitation government warning statement label transportation CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing alcoholic beverages Fingerprints child-resistant outer package track and trace system payable to the state of California access to the area(s) Cannabis Manufacturing no infusion of alcohol premises diagram Premises Diagram regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Heavy Metals Testing sugar onsite consumption of cannabis goods Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company 2018 problems loan provided to a commercial cannabis business basic nutritional information 2018 issues Local Issuing Authority Business Organizational Transport vehicles alarm system hydrocarbon-based solvents at least 99% purity Financial information Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 cannabis industries Water/Food-grade Dry Ice commercial cannabis products health claims sanitary workplaces Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 contaminant free M-license public health and safety Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Application Checklist conditional license The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) inventory and quality control transportation of cannabis goods THC levels emergency regulations 2018 compliance stickers licensed physical location (premises) minimum standards for extraction processes Temporary event up to 4 days commercial kitchens valid waiver manufacturing cannabis products waste management laws licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Retailer (Type 10) sales 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Processing Chemicals Testing cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Completed Temporary License Application Form Bond in the amount of $5,000 local jurisdiction list of artificial food colorings highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act quality control tobacco products finished product Category I Residual Pesticides Testing MCSB The California Department of Public Health's Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Arranging for laboratory testing licensing cannabis retailers workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control activity for a period of 120 days Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Owner child-resistant packaging Live Scans for each owner 2018 resolutions A-license designated structure Mycotoxins Testing Licensees The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) 600 foot radius of a school topicals Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 unique ID/batch number Track and Trace Proposed Section 40133 Cultivation less than 10,000 health impacts of cannabis final form Vehicle Requirements cannabis market persons 21 years of age or older transport cannabis goods to retailer Form # CDPH-9041 2018 laws dried flower Distributor transport disclosure of all criminal convictions opaque exit package investment into a commercial cannabis business financial interest holder cannabis cultivation licensing compliance with regulations distributors Proposition 65 operating procedures commercial cannabis activity adult-use commercial cannabis activity evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises primary panel requirements local jurisdiction’s requirements medicinal commercial cannabis activity edible products member manager cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) medicinal and adult-use markets Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods disposal and destruction methods testing methods no infusion of nicotine 2018 new laws Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) informational panel motor carrier permit at least 20% ownership interest 100 mg of THC per package Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Foreign Material Testing entry into the legal, regulated market transportation and security limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package 2018 recent news small product packaging Terpenoids Testing an officer or director of a cannabis business commercial cannabis manufacturing Criminal History licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises volatile solvent mandated warning statements cannabis adult-use products written procedures for inventory control labels not be attractive licensed cannabis cultivators CDPH-9041 certified by a California-licensed engineer Type S share facility space equity interest in a commercial cannabis business 120 days temporary license onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods licensing scheme meat and seafood, and other products sampling standards CO2 and ethanol extractions A-licensees testing of cannabis goods definition of owner identity of the product Retailer (nonstorefront) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Licensee Lookup Tool regulatory framework shared-use manufacturing facilities licensed cannabis manufacturers 600-foot radius of a school conducting quality assurance review tamper-evident Physical address secondary package Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Microbusiness managing member periods of 90 days extensions separate applications Individual Owner 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH CDTFA seller’s permit structure and formation documents shipping manifest tinctures amount of sodium supplemental label the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package three cannabis licensing authorities testing lab Local Jurisdictions medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity online licensing system good manufacturing practices diagram of the business’s layout amount of THC content CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL secondary packaging medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Financial Interest some nutritional facts manufacturing practices Mechanical 2018 revisions supply chain remove THC/CBD Local Authorization Attachment Seller’s permit number medicinal and adult-use or both markets Food-grade Butter/Oil Extractions using CO2 edibles packaging opaque sanitary and hazard-free environment chain of custody Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch must enter certain events inventory storage of cannabis goods manufacturing purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands commercial cannabis manufacturing activity no added caffeine secured area Edibles– Products Manufacturing (non-volatile) packaging and labeling A-license and an M-license pre-made or purchased California Public Records Act vape cartridges Licensee Information labeling manufacture cannabis products aggregate interest of 20% or more retailers commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Moisture Content Testing 2018 updates cannabis training operating premises licensed cannabis distributors cannabis sales and/or consumption contaminants licensing cannabis microbusinesses CDPH-issued universal symbol 2018 fines cannabis event organizer license product as a candy prohibited exception for testing laboratories state cannabis licensing ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Identifying information supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products and more.

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


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