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

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


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