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CALIFORNIA CANNABIS
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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Operating Procedures Moisture Content Testing Bond in the amount of $5,000 Local Authorization Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods activity for a period of 120 days A-license security and cannabis waste disposal hydrocarbon-based solvents member manager exception for testing laboratories government warning statement label waste management laws minimum standards for extraction processes commercial cannabis manufacturing activity loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) hang tag or a peel-back label structure and formation documents protocol volatile solvent contaminant free Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) medicinal and adult-use or both markets local jurisdiction’s requirements state cannabis licensing highly-concentrated oils or waxes sampling standards Heavy Metals Testing transportation and security CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing access to the area(s) convicted of a substantially related crime Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division license review process CDTFA seller’s permit Fingerprints track and trace system licensed cannabis cultivators manufacture cannabis products licensing cannabis retailers ownership premises is not within a Government Carbon Dioxide (CO2) at least 20% ownership interest Butane/Hexane/Propane Arranging for laboratory testing Category II Residual Pesticides Testing licensed premises Mycotoxins Testing must enter certain events Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing infusion required limits Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Criminal History managing member Type S share facility space chain of custody separate applications tobacco products operating premises Completed Temporary License Application Form definition of owner 2019 updates cannabis market Distributor Transport Only ingredient list labeling Transition Period licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers no infusion of alcohol 2019 regulations 2019 recent news stickers Microbusiness ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation opaque exit package compliance with local jurisdiction Percentage of ownership Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) online licensing system mandated warning statements Individual Owner M-license amount of THC content Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles good manufacturing practices Premises diagram informational panel A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity child-resistant outer package vape cartridges Category I Residual Pesticides Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing in California shared-use manufacturing facilities Physical address medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing contaminants manufacturer's name scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises remove THC/CBD Premises Information loop system designated structure 2019 fines sugar manufacturing practices Form # CDPH-9041 workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control evidence of rehabilitation transporting cannabis goods Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) list of artificial food colorings security 2019 problems licensed cannabis distributors disposal and destruction methods cannabis cultivation licensing limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Business Information 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market extraction Ethanol transport cannabis goods to retailer pre-made or purchased licensing cannabis microbusinesses certified by a California-licensed engineer period of 120 days limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin cannabis plants California Department of Public Health transportation of cannabis goods 2019 proposed changes conducting quality assurance review written procedures for inventory control Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates allergen information Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Temporary Cannabis Event Temporary License Application basic nutritional information The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) small product packaging local jurisdiction inventory packaging and labeling requirements Transport vehicles alarm system Labor peace agreement an officer or director of a cannabis business compliance with regulations licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises product formulation Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch distributors regulatory framework onsite consumption of cannabis goods potentially-hazardous foods testing lab storage of cannabis goods manufacturing 2019 new laws three state cannabis-licensing authorities transportation Track and Trace 2019 revisions Manufacturing (non-volatile) nonlaboratory quality control cannabis training health claims manufacturing activities Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 120 days emergency regulations microbusinesses at least 99% purity medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together meat and seafood, and other products cannabis waste commercial cannabis manufacturers persons 21 years of age or older licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Cultivation less than 10,000 waste disposal no added caffeine Edibles– Products Local Authorization Attachment shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package product as a candy prohibited Application Checklist immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery licensed physical location (premises) operating procedures MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Vehicle Requirements 600-foot radius of a school public health and safety concentrate manufacturers who package for other producers diagram of the business’s layout Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products payable to the state of California Proposition 65 cannabis event organizer license licensing scheme 2019 issues temporary license Food-grade Butter/Oil commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis products regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California licensed cannabis manufacturers laboratory quality assurance requiring refrigeration consumption of alcohol or tobacco packaging testing laboratories re-sealable supplemental label CDPH-9041 Local Jurisdictions some nutritional facts ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS motor carrier permit secondary package capsules licensing cannabis distributors financial interest holder finished product persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business alcoholic beverages Temporary event up to 4 days Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Terpenoids Testing evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises aggregate interest of 20% or more conditional license Financial information Personnel Requirements cannabis cartoons adult-use commercial cannabis activity Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) 600 foot radius of a school MCSB secured area annual license application secondary packaging packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls sanitary and hazard-free environment Licensee Information purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Extractions using CO2 CO2 and ethanol extractions Premises Diagram retailers Cannabinoids Testing Licensee Lookup Tool A-licensees M-licensees Identifying information Water/Food-grade Dry Ice manned motor vehicle surety bond Foreign Material Testing The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) cannabis adult-use products 100 mg of THC per package cannabis industries Business Organizational extracts Licensees Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Live Scans for each owner primary panel requirements premises diagram periods of 90 days extensions Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act edibles packaging opaque edible products inhalable cannabis equity interest in a commercial cannabis business no infusion of nicotine local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations California Department of Public Health (CDPH) cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) 2019 compliance Owner MCSB’s temporary license application quality control Proposed Section 40133 A-license and an M-license shipping manifest product guidelines 2019 laws unique ID/batch number final form disposal carbohydrates and fat per serving cannabis sales and/or consumption supply chain sanitary workplaces medicinal commercial cannabis activity shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit 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In addition, DPH-17-010E Adequate Actual yield Net weight Quality control operation UID CBD from industrial hemp Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Dried flower cannabis concentrates Bureau Component Qualified individual cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Quality Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Batch Nursery Nonmanufactured cannabis product Theoretical yield Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Small Outdoor Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Contact surface Cultivation site Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type N – for infusions Specialty Indoor Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Applicant Flowering Processor Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Lot Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Proposition 65 warning statement Extraction THC Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Harvest Batch Track-and-trace systems Request for Live Scan Unique identifier Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 products similar to traditional food products prohibited Primary panel Process Distribution CBD Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Labeling Monitor Informational panel Track and trace system Nonvolatile solvent Edible cannabis product Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Type 10 (Retailer) Serving Processing aid Infusion Volatile solvent Verification Department Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Adult-use Market Hazard Mixed-light Tier 1 Mixed-light cultivation Quality control personnel Type 12 (Microbusiness) Premises Raw material Medium Indoor Specialty Cottage Indoor package flower or pre-rolls Manufacture Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Cannabis product adulteration Pathogen Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Topical cannabis product Type 11 (Distributor) Package Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Pest 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) Manufacturer licensee gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Pre-roll track and trace system Outdoor cultivation Ingredient Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Limited-access area Specialty Cottage Outdoor Finished product Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Commercial cannabis activity Product Identity M-license Indoor cultivation Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) list of cannabis manufacturers Microorganisms Universal symbol Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Validation MCSB 90-day extension periods Processing Canopy Sanitize Quarantine Preventive controls Wet weight infused pre-rolls Watts per square foot Environmental pathogen Holding Adulterated Allergen Cultivation Medium Outdoor Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) infused butters and oils as concentrates Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Mature plant Kief alternate use of a manufacturing premises Mixed-light Tier 2 Type P – for packaging and labeling only Specialty Outdoor Allergen cross-contact Immature plant Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Personnel Small Indoor In-process material Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) and more.


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