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CALIFORNIA CANNABIS
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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding manufacture cannabis products M-license recordkeeping MCSB’s temporary license application minimum standards for extraction processes Category I Residual Pesticides Testing quality control three cannabis licensing authorities basic nutritional information cannabis event organizer license persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Temporary License Application Bond in the amount of $5,000 Premises Diagram shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit inventory shared-use manufacturing facilities Individual Owner Ethanol 2020 regulations commercial kitchens property for the commercial cannabis activity licensed cannabis manufacturers Local Authorization Heavy Metals Testing financial interest holder contaminants annual license application immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Moisture Content Testing tamper-evident comply with all packaging and labeling requirements supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products compliance with local jurisdiction commercial cannabis products regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California public Licensee Lookup Tool Butane/Hexane/Propane Mechanical Foreign Material Testing shipping manifest CO2 and ethanol extractions shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company informational panel finished product sampling standards Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) procedures for inventory control public health and safety no added caffeine medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing product formulation extraction protocol Form # CDPH-9041 persons 21 years of age or older Cultivation less than 10,000 evidence of rehabilitation concentrate 100 mg of THC per package amount of sodium Type S share facility space capsules motor carrier permit cannabis industries at least 99% purity Temporary License Application Information premises diagram A-licensees California Public Records Act disposal required limits access to the area(s) dried flower LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2020 issues alcoholic beverages Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) secondary packaging amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package 2020 updates Licensee Information onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods inhalable cannabis infusion CDTFA seller’s permit temporary license licensed cannabis distributors sanitary workplaces sales of cannabis goods cannabis adult-use products manufacturing practices license review process limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving state cannabis licensing labels not be attractive requiring refrigeration licensed physical location (premises) packaging and labeling commercial cannabis manufacturing workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control operating premises limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package list of artificial food colorings BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL cultivation The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) cannabis market Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together local jurisdiction authorization 600 foot radius of a school testing lab A-license Distributor transport allergen information delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations entry into the legal, regulated market child-resistant packaging Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division structure and formation documents 2020 problems Distributor Transport Only ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation separate applications Physical address exit packaging 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market conditional license cannabis training Local Jurisdictions Industrial Hemp Advisory Board retailers Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) secondary package Cannabis Manufacturing Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing medicinal and adult-use or both markets MCSB no infusion of nicotine sugar packaging and labeling requirements Category II Residual Pesticides Testing cannabis cartoons manned motor vehicle manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) regulatory framework definition of owner product as a candy prohibited remove THC/CBD 2020 revisions Labor peace agreement supplemental label Arranging for laboratory testing storage of cannabis goods convicted of a substantially related crime loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Financial Interest payable to the state of California The California Department of Public Health's Carbon Dioxide (CO2) CDPH-9041 hang tag or a peel-back label compliance with regulations licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Proposed Section 40133 Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) investment into a commercial cannabis business Owner licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises ingredient list 2020 important information Food-grade Butter/Oil Vehicle Requirements must enter certain events manufacturers who package for other producers tobacco products security operating procedures pre-made or purchased cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale online licensing system Temporary event up to 4 days commercial cannabis manufacturers The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) 2020 laws medicinal commercial cannabis activity track and trace system 2020 compliance three state cannabis-licensing authorities 600-foot radius of a school manufacturing activities licensing cannabis distributors waste disposal health impacts of cannabis transporting cannabis goods Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Live Scans for each owner transportation opaque exit package Local Issuing Authority manufacturing potentially-hazardous foods Water/Food-grade Dry Ice manufacturer's name CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing licensed premises small product packaging child-resistant outer package secured area equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Premises Information destruction of cannabis goods valid waiver Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Bond and Insurance Information licensing cannabis retailers diagram of the business’s layout Terpenoids Testing microbusinesses labeling exception for testing laboratories Local Authorization Attachment designated structure licensing cannabis microbusinesses government warning statement label Operating Procedures unique ID/batch number Track and Trace 2020 new laws commercial cannabis activity highly-concentrated oils or waxes security and cannabis waste disposal re-sealable hydrocarbon-based solvents Business Information Financial information Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 cannabis waste Premises diagram volatile solvent laboratory quality assurance commercial cannabis manufacturing in California primary panel requirements waste management laws Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch testing laboratories an officer or director of a cannabis business Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing sanitary and hazard-free environment emergency regulations California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Transport vehicles alarm system contaminant free no infusion of alcohol regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis 2020 fines local jurisdiction scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Proposition 65 Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control vape cartridges Retailer (Type 10) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS medicinal and adult-use markets transportation of cannabis goods packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Completed Temporary License Application Form inventory and quality control commercial cannabis manufacturing activity health claims stickers highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin certified by a California-licensed engineer written procedures for inventory control licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers 2020 resolutions Personnel Requirements A-license and an M-license Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods surety bond transport cannabis goods to retailer chain of custody licensed cannabis cultivators extracts 2020 proposed changes transportation and security managing member Licensees mandated warning statements consumption of alcohol or tobacco Percentage of ownership packaging Identifying information Microbusiness identity of the product Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch M-licensees edibles packaging opaque meat and seafood, and other products California Department of Public Health carbohydrates and fat per serving supply chain Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products 120 days purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands some nutritional facts Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) amount of THC content paper inserted into the packaging CDPH-issued universal symbol Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Manufacturing (non-volatile) evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises aggregate interest of 20% or more conducting quality assurance review distributors disclosure of all criminal convictions product guidelines medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity cannabis cultivation licensing Extractions using CO2 tinctures disposal and destruction methods CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL topicals cannabis plants Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Cannabinoids Testing Mycotoxins Testing nonlaboratory quality control Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) edible products licensing scheme loop system local jurisdiction’s requirements A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity adult-use commercial cannabis activity Transition Period onsite consumption of cannabis goods Seller’s permit number ownership premises is not within a Government activity for a period of 120 days testing of cannabis goods periods of 90 days extensions Edibles– Products Licensee Lookup Tool Application Checklist Criminal History THC levels good manufacturing practices period of 120 days cannabis sales and/or consumption Business Organizational testing methods Temporary Cannabis Event 2020 recent news Fingerprints cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) at least 20% ownership interest Retailer (nonstorefront) final form member manager Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act manufacturing cannabis products and more.

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


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