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CALIFORNIA CANNABIS
Licensing & Compliance Guide










California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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

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


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