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

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


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