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

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


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