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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 period of 120 days shared-use manufacturing facilities Local Authorization Attachment packaging California Department of Public Health no added caffeine medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Proposed Section 40133 Individual Owner CO2 and ethanol extractions cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) surety bond manufacture cannabis products conducting quality assurance review Percentage of ownership evidence of rehabilitation CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Terpenoids Testing 2018 regulations Operating Procedures Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Industrial Hemp Advisory Board storage of cannabis goods Water/Food-grade Dry Ice manufacturers who package for other producers edibles packaging opaque 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Cannabinoids Testing testing of cannabis goods disclosure of all criminal convictions Vehicle Requirements Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products member manager public health and safety commercial cannabis activity waste management laws sanitary workplaces transporting cannabis goods Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control good manufacturing practices access to the area(s) product as a candy prohibited The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) track and trace system packaging and labeling Carbon Dioxide (CO2) basic nutritional information M-licensees concentrate quality control limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Premises Diagram Type S share facility space Distributor transport 2018 important information public Licensee Lookup Tool annual license application commercial cannabis manufacturing procedures for inventory control commercial cannabis products 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Physical address 2018 issues The California Department of Public Health's manufacturer's name no infusion of nicotine tamper-evident Heavy Metals Testing certified by a California-licensed engineer loan provided to a commercial cannabis business licensed premises A-license paper inserted into the packaging consumption of alcohol or tobacco written procedures for inventory control operating procedures managing member Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) MCSB evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products activity for a period of 120 days Premises Information California Public Records Act finished product alcoholic beverages aggregate interest of 20% or more commercial cannabis manufacturers some nutritional facts Bond and Insurance Information licensing cannabis retailers tinctures informational panel Category I Residual Pesticides Testing MCSB’s temporary license application disposal Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit at least 99% purity waste disposal cultivation 600 foot radius of a school license review process licensed physical location (premises) Transition Period highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Application Checklist A-license and an M-license The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Licensees transport cannabis goods to retailer Retailer (nonstorefront) Extractions using CO2 Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) cannabis adult-use products operating premises Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Labor peace agreement labeling government warning statement label licensing scheme BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Bond in the amount of $5,000 onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods security Arranging for laboratory testing ingredient list cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles cannabis waste final form limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving cannabis cultivation licensing infusion volatile solvent product formulation retailers exit packaging testing lab Edibles– Products Track and Trace Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Retailer (Type 10) 2018 new laws sanitary and hazard-free environment workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Local Issuing Authority medicinal and adult-use or both markets destruction of cannabis goods valid waiver CDPH-9041 cannabis market hang tag or a peel-back label conditional license entry into the legal, regulated market Food-grade Butter/Oil 600-foot radius of a school amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package transportation and security nonlaboratory quality control extracts Distributor Transport Only cannabis sales and/or consumption emergency regulations Seller’s permit number health impacts of cannabis manufacturing cannabis products transportation Temporary License Application Information Licensee Lookup Tool A-licensees Personnel Requirements immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery identity of the product labels not be attractive Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division unique ID/batch number 2018 compliance MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH 100 mg of THC per package Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity vape cartridges list of artificial food colorings Financial Interest required limits California Department of Public Health (CDPH) cannabis training 120 days regulatory framework transportation of cannabis goods local jurisdiction authorization minimum standards for extraction processes Criminal History payable to the state of California manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) laboratory quality assurance local jurisdiction’s requirements Cannabis Manufacturing supply chain delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Butane/Hexane/Propane secondary package an officer or director of a cannabis business 2018 laws Live Scans for each owner Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Financial information Temporary License Application state cannabis licensing child-resistant outer package capsules 2018 resolutions manned motor vehicle packaging and labeling requirements Licensee Information motor carrier permit allergen information sales of cannabis goods testing methods medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing secondary packaging carbohydrates and fat per serving licensed cannabis manufacturers onsite consumption of cannabis goods Foreign Material Testing Form # CDPH-9041 2018 proposed changes Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) inventory and quality control three cannabis licensing authorities 2018 updates Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Cultivation less than 10,000 at least 20% ownership interest Identifying information requiring refrigeration CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS protocol commercial cannabis manufacturing activity financial interest holder ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Temporary Cannabis Event ownership premises is not within a Government mandated warning statements Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company shipping manifest Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) product guidelines three state cannabis-licensing authorities cannabis event organizer license primary panel requirements security and cannabis waste disposal topicals chain of custody adult-use commercial cannabis activity Premises diagram scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises 2018 recent news Mycotoxins Testing disposal and destruction methods Owner THC levels Business Organizational tobacco products compliance with local jurisdiction 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In addition, THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Adulterated Premises Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Edible cannabis product Verification infused butters and oils as concentrates Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type 10 (Retailer) Immature plant Process Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Component Mixed-light Tier 2 Allergen cross-contact Allergen Type 11 (Distributor) Raw material Proposition 65 warning statement Mature plant Pre-roll Watts per square foot In-process material THC Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Actual yield cannabis concentrates Finished product Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 12 (Microbusiness) alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Harvest Batch Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) CBD from industrial hemp Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Mixed-light cultivation Type N – for infusions Ingredient Product Identity adulteration UID infused pre-rolls Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents track and trace system Batch Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Cultivation Quality control operation Sanitize Mixed-light Tier 1 Request for Live Scan Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Net weight DPH-17-010E Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Specialty Indoor Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Pest Infusion Quality Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Volatile solvent Informational panel Preventive controls Track-and-trace systems Limited-access area CBD Small Indoor Manufacturer licensee gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Qualified individual list of cannabis manufacturers Validation Medium Outdoor Canopy Lot Personnel Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Specialty Outdoor Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Quality control personnel Theoretical yield Wet weight Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Extraction Licensee Type P – for packaging and labeling only Commercial cannabis activity Package Specialty Cottage Indoor Unique identifier products similar to traditional food products prohibited Serving Department Bureau Hazard Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Processing aid Applicant Quarantine Distribution Holding Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Nonvolatile solvent Contact surface Processing Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Nursery Track and trace system Environmental pathogen Kief 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) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Specialty Cottage Outdoor Cannabis product Adult-use Market Processor Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) package flower or pre-rolls M-license cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Flowering Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Pathogen Manufacture Topical cannabis product Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Monitor Nonmanufactured cannabis product Indoor cultivation Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Outdoor cultivation Microorganisms Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Primary panel Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Labeling Universal symbol Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Small Outdoor Dried flower Cultivation site Medium Indoor Adequate and more.


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