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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 evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity investment into a commercial cannabis business the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) requiring refrigeration CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California onsite consumption of cannabis goods Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) THC levels state cannabis licensing amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package conditional license edibles packaging opaque Premises Diagram secondary package comply with all packaging and labeling requirements cannabis industries member manager transporting cannabis goods Terpenoids Testing Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) minimum standards for extraction processes Mycotoxins Testing medicinal and adult-use or both markets dried flower medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together product as a candy prohibited Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) periods of 90 days extensions packaging quality control annual license application certified by a California-licensed engineer Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control 2022 recent news testing methods Local Issuing Authority A-licensees hang tag or a peel-back label cannabis cartoons temporary license Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving medicinal and adult-use markets no infusion of alcohol Seller’s permit number cannabis cultivation licensing licensing cannabis microbusinesses licensing cannabis distributors cannabis training identity of the product Premises Information Bond in the amount of $5,000 ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS must enter certain events California Public Records Act at least 20% ownership interest Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Business Organizational Cannabis Manufacturing definition of owner diagram of the business’s layout 2022 proposed changes A-license and an M-license emergency regulations Local Jurisdictions The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Physical address manufacturing practices infusion workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control child-resistant packaging Category II Residual Pesticides Testing operating procedures final form vape cartridges surety bond licensed cannabis cultivators small product packaging CDPH-issued universal symbol compliance with local jurisdiction Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles testing of cannabis goods potentially-hazardous foods Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Industrial Hemp Advisory Board separate applications paper inserted into the packaging conducting quality assurance review Personnel Requirements labeling track and trace system destruction of cannabis goods Cultivation less than 10,000 CDPH-9041 topicals payable to the state of California contaminants good manufacturing practices compliance with regulations CDTFA seller’s permit laboratory quality assurance Identifying information government warning statement label sanitary workplaces Carbon Dioxide (CO2) disclosure of all criminal convictions Individual Owner 2022 issues waste management laws property for the commercial cannabis activity Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods tamper-evident packaging and labeling commercial cannabis manufacturing manufacturing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) consumption of alcohol or tobacco opaque exit package regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis no added caffeine Foreign Material Testing cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Owner testing laboratories limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package exception for testing laboratories licensing scheme product guidelines secondary packaging distributors transportation licensing cannabis retailers cannabis adult-use products shipping manifest volatile solvent Retailer (Type 10) nonlaboratory quality control Transport vehicles alarm system Local Authorization cannabis plants access to the area(s) at least 99% purity ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation retailers financial interest holder managing member manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Percentage of ownership Category I Residual Pesticides Testing protocol licensed physical location (premises) commercial cannabis products capsules medicinal commercial cannabis activity ownership premises is not within a Government delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods inhalable cannabis Water/Food-grade Dry Ice manned motor vehicle Edibles– Products 2022 problems sampling standards primary panel requirements local jurisdiction authorization Bond and Insurance Information licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 120 days Business Information A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity persons 21 years of age or older 600 foot radius of a school transportation and security meat and seafood, and other products security licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories manufacturing cannabis products 100 mg of THC per package local jurisdiction Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Retailer (nonstorefront) shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company 2022 resolutions remove THC/CBD valid waiver The California Department of Public Health's CO2 and ethanol extractions loan provided to a commercial cannabis business operating premises local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations storage of cannabis goods extraction unique ID/batch number health impacts of cannabis product formulation supplemental label extracts Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises edible products Temporary License Application 2022 regulations public Licensee Lookup Tool hydrocarbon-based solvents 2022 laws list of artificial food colorings three cannabis licensing authorities immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery disposal and destruction methods transportation of cannabis goods online licensing system period of 120 days Track and Trace designated structure supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Microbusiness Licensee Information Financial Interest California Department of Public Health Temporary License Application Information local jurisdiction’s requirements inventory and quality control evidence of rehabilitation commercial cannabis activity 600-foot radius of a school cultivation A-license packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls three state cannabis-licensing authorities M-license Premises diagram premises diagram written procedures for inventory control allergen information Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing commercial cannabis manufacturing in California convicted of a substantially related crime tinctures BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Type S share facility space 2022 fines adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Labor peace agreement Ethanol California Department of Public Health (CDPH) structure and formation documents activity for a period of 120 days waste disposal manufacturing activities Temporary event up to 4 days sales of cannabis goods 2022 revisions The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Local Authorization Attachment labels not be attractive required limits ingredient list recordkeeping transport cannabis goods to retailer cannabis market Cannabinoids Testing Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2022 compliance highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Moisture Content Testing medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) chain of custody Fingerprints packaging and labeling requirements highly-concentrated oils or waxes commercial cannabis manufacturers Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 public health and safety onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods entry into the legal, regulated market microbusinesses stickers aggregate interest of 20% or more exit packaging child-resistant outer package concentrate Completed Temporary License Application Form Temporary Cannabis Event testing lab Vehicle Requirements cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) manufacture cannabis products manufacturers who package for other producers Manufacturing (non-volatile) Live Scans for each owner Transition Period purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands MCSB finished product persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business cannabis sales and/or consumption tobacco products equity interest in a commercial cannabis business commercial kitchens procedures for inventory control an officer or director of a cannabis business sugar contaminant free amount of sodium Application Checklist M-licensees loop system Heavy Metals Testing inventory no infusion of nicotine disposal manufacturer's name MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH licensed cannabis distributors pre-made or purchased license review process Extractions using CO2 Food-grade Butter/Oil sanitary and hazard-free environment shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Distributor transport Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis event organizer license Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Licensees informational panel Operating Procedures motor carrier permit CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch amount of THC content 2022 important information 2022 updates MCSB’s temporary license application licensed premises regulatory framework basic nutritional information some nutritional facts 2022 new laws Butane/Hexane/Propane Criminal History Arranging for laboratory testing Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) carbohydrates and fat per serving health claims Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Distributor Transport Only Mechanical Financial information shared-use manufacturing facilities re-sealable Form # CDPH-9041 security and cannabis waste disposal cannabis waste mandated warning statements alcoholic beverages Proposed Section 40133 secured area licensed cannabis manufacturers Proposition 65 supply chain and more.

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


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