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

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


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