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

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


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