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CALIFORNIA CANNABIS
Licensing & Compliance Guide










California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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