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

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


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