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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 required limits testing methods good manufacturing practices The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Licensees topicals persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business contaminants must enter certain events temporary license Individual Owner MCSB’s temporary license application contaminant free inventory and quality control separate applications cannabis cartoons product as a candy prohibited Manufacturing (non-volatile) access to the area(s) Food-grade Butter/Oil Extractions using CO2 Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) mandated warning statements 2021 issues Retailer (Type 10) Local Authorization onsite consumption of cannabis goods cannabis plants Business Organizational Temporary License Application Information conditional license Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Premises diagram periods of 90 days extensions Edibles– Products comply with all packaging and labeling requirements 600-foot radius of a school Transition Period licensed physical location (premises) limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package requiring refrigeration commercial cannabis manufacturing potentially-hazardous foods opaque exit package product guidelines Track and Trace A-licensees loan provided to a commercial cannabis business 600 foot radius of a school cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Ethanol immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods recordkeeping operating procedures licensed premises transportation Moisture Content Testing emergency regulations Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles entry into the legal, regulated market convicted of a substantially related crime property for the commercial cannabis activity nonlaboratory quality control hydrocarbon-based solvents exception for testing laboratories local jurisdiction authorization procedures for inventory control primary panel requirements THC levels Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Temporary event up to 4 days cannabis market an officer or director of a cannabis business sales of cannabis goods quality control commercial cannabis activity premises diagram manufacturers who package for other producers health impacts of cannabis product formulation waste management laws Form # CDPH-9041 compliance with regulations Identifying information microbusinesses managing member cannabis event organizer license licensing scheme disposal and destruction methods 2021 regulations child-resistant outer package Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) destruction of cannabis goods retailers state cannabis licensing infusion medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Live Scans for each owner conducting quality assurance review Physical address Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) medicinal and adult-use or both markets unique ID/batch number packaging and labeling limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving cultivation Type S share facility space secondary package A-license meat and seafood, and other products paper inserted into the packaging manufacturer's name MCSB Vehicle Requirements Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) capsules security and cannabis waste disposal remove THC/CBD 2021 updates licensing cannabis retailers compliance with local jurisdiction re-sealable written procedures for inventory control CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL edibles packaging opaque Proposed Section 40133 secondary packaging investment into a commercial cannabis business activity for a period of 120 days member manager Cannabis Manufacturing minimum standards for extraction processes 2021 compliance child-resistant packaging transportation of cannabis goods stickers Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) amount of THC content three state cannabis-licensing authorities ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Business Information Mechanical regulatory framework workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control transportation and security Transport vehicles alarm system Proposition 65 public health and safety no infusion of alcohol manned motor vehicle CDTFA seller’s permit The California Department of Public Health's track and trace system list of artificial food colorings licensed cannabis cultivators adult-use commercial cannabis activity Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Seller’s permit number regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Labor peace agreement packaging testing of cannabis goods licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together informational panel sanitary and hazard-free environment licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises Premises Diagram manufacturing activities persons 21 years of age or older extraction small product packaging period of 120 days Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Personnel Requirements 100 mg of THC per package certified by a California-licensed engineer public Licensee Lookup Tool licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers allergen information cannabis waste final form disclosure of all criminal convictions medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing payable to the state of California supplemental label CO2 and ethanol extractions Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Owner Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Microbusiness cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) cannabis industries equity interest in a commercial cannabis business security supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products CDPH-9041 2021 proposed changes Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing storage of cannabis goods commercial cannabis products Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch sampling standards medicinal and adult-use markets 120 days inhalable cannabis testing lab shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises at least 99% purity cannabis cultivation licensing Criminal History diagram of the business’s layout Application Checklist Operating Procedures CDPH-issued universal symbol Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Local Issuing Authority evidence of rehabilitation local jurisdiction’s requirements alcoholic beverages Temporary License Application tamper-evident disposal designated structure cannabis adult-use products Cannabinoids Testing Cultivation less than 10,000 Financial information tinctures 2021 resolutions Retailer (nonstorefront) transporting cannabis goods cannabis training commercial cannabis manufacturers 2021 laws 2021 important information Arranging for laboratory testing valid waiver secured area regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Local Jurisdictions inventory Premises Information extracts Licensee Information motor carrier permit cannabis sales and/or consumption California Department of Public Health (CDPH) local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations no added caffeine Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) 2021 problems A-license and an M-license online licensing system annual license application sanitary workplaces shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Financial Interest finished product commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Distributor transport Completed Temporary License Application Form licensed cannabis distributors concentrate local jurisdiction surety bond Terpenoids Testing Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) 2021 revisions evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises structure and formation documents amount of sodium Local Authorization Attachment identity of the product government warning statement label BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL three cannabis licensing authorities vape cartridges Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division at least 20% ownership interest delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods licensed cannabis manufacturers loop system Temporary Cannabis Event M-license California Department of Public Health highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin laboratory quality assurance Fingerprints licensing cannabis distributors no infusion of nicotine 2021 fines The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) protocol amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH commercial kitchens edible products distributors Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Bond in the amount of $5,000 California Public Records Act Category I Residual Pesticides Testing manufacturing practices definition of owner testing laboratories medicinal commercial cannabis activity Percentage of ownership Butane/Hexane/Propane tobacco products ingredient list LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS waste disposal financial interest holder Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 2021 recent news shipping manifest some nutritional facts exit packaging Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market commercial cannabis manufacturing activity licensing cannabis microbusinesses Foreign Material Testing pre-made or purchased shared-use manufacturing facilities ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Bond and Insurance Information transport cannabis goods to retailer dried flower basic nutritional information supply chain packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls M-licensees highly-concentrated oils or waxes Distributor Transport Only Licensee Lookup Tool purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Mycotoxins Testing carbohydrates and fat per serving chain of custody CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing license review process Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) labels not be attractive ownership premises is not within a Government manufacturing cannabis products aggregate interest of 20% or more sugar hang tag or a peel-back label manufacture cannabis products 2021 new laws operating premises consumption of alcohol or tobacco labeling packaging and labeling requirements Industrial Hemp Advisory Board volatile solvent health claims Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Heavy Metals Testing manufacturing and more.

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


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