California
Cannabis Law Compliance
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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 manufacturing cannabis products financial interest holder Criminal History The California Department of Public Health's licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers recordkeeping commercial cannabis activity Local Issuing Authority Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Percentage of ownership compliance with regulations three cannabis licensing authorities amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package allergen information license review process cannabis sales and/or consumption local jurisdiction’s requirements 600 foot radius of a school 2018 new laws transportation of cannabis goods Arranging for laboratory testing shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing secondary packaging testing of cannabis goods manufacturing cannabis market medicinal and adult-use or both markets 100 mg of THC per package Local Authorization transportation and security sugar investment into a commercial cannabis business no infusion of alcohol amount of sodium Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates list of artificial food colorings security carbohydrates and fat per serving pre-made or purchased regulatory framework persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business conducting quality assurance review Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) California Department of Public Health security and cannabis waste disposal Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control Mycotoxins Testing limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) aggregate interest of 20% or more certified by a California-licensed engineer Distributor transport Form # CDPH-9041 convicted of a substantially related crime Application Checklist hang tag or a peel-back label local jurisdiction secondary package shipping manifest Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 cannabis industries premises diagram separate applications temporary license sanitary and hazard-free environment secured area 2018 updates stickers Fingerprints tamper-evident licensed cannabis manufacturers packaging conditional license edibles packaging opaque health claims consumption of alcohol or tobacco re-sealable Cannabis Manufacturing onsite consumption of cannabis goods Cannabinoids Testing topicals equity interest in a commercial cannabis business LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS waste disposal commercial cannabis manufacturing activity unique ID/batch number Licensee Lookup Tool licensed premises scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Industrial Hemp Advisory Board tinctures 2018 regulations extraction paper inserted into the packaging THC levels manufacturers who package for other producers Retailer (Type 10) A-licensees adult-use commercial cannabis activity product as a candy prohibited Manufacturing (non-volatile) quality control edible products product guidelines surety bond local jurisdiction authorization Business Organizational periods of 90 days extensions amount of THC content procedures for inventory control Premises Diagram designated structure cannabis training minimum standards for extraction processes regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Temporary License Application medicinal and adult-use markets Business Information Premises Information Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Type S share facility space payable to the state of California supplemental label evidence of rehabilitation Temporary event up to 4 days 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market identity of the product Butane/Hexane/Propane Individual Owner Seller’s permit number managing member cannabis waste commercial cannabis manufacturing local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations public Licensee Lookup Tool manufacturing practices cannabis event organizer license manufacturer's name Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) cannabis cartoons structure and formation documents Licensee Information 120 days destruction of cannabis goods alcoholic beverages mandated warning statements definition of owner three state cannabis-licensing authorities informational panel hydrocarbon-based solvents Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods valid waiver online licensing system Foreign Material Testing Premises diagram health impacts of cannabis concentrate 2018 important information commercial cannabis manufacturing in California licensing cannabis retailers testing laboratories required limits tobacco products Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing at least 20% ownership interest supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products cannabis plants the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Edibles– Products licensed cannabis distributors regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis CDPH-issued universal symbol Heavy Metals Testing 2018 fines immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery medicinal commercial cannabis activity Moisture Content Testing requiring refrigeration child-resistant packaging M-licensees annual license application medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Temporary Cannabis Event activity for a period of 120 days Local Jurisdictions BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL commercial kitchens child-resistant outer package manufacture cannabis products disposal and destruction methods Retailer (nonstorefront) MCSB’s temporary license application Live Scans for each owner at least 99% purity ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation exit packaging Owner chain of custody workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control A-license nonlaboratory quality control supply chain waste management laws dried flower loop system licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Microbusiness licensing cannabis distributors 600-foot radius of a school must enter certain events sales of cannabis goods M-license shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit track and trace system Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Temporary License Application Information Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Ethanol A-license and an M-license Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale member manager transport cannabis goods to retailer final form cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) no added caffeine inventory and quality control inhalable cannabis commercial cannabis products CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL contaminants 2018 resolutions infusion limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package remove THC/CBD disclosure of all criminal convictions CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing retailers labeling delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods no infusion of nicotine public health and safety highly-concentrated oils or waxes Licensees cannabis cultivation licensing CO2 and ethanol extractions storage of cannabis goods Proposition 65 Terpenoids Testing emergency regulations Identifying information persons 21 years of age or older The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) 2018 laws access to the area(s) Financial Interest distributors Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act basic nutritional information Personnel Requirements 2018 problems shared-use manufacturing facilities finished product Food-grade Butter/Oil packaging and labeling Cultivation less than 10,000 2018 proposed changes Category I Residual Pesticides Testing property for the commercial cannabis activity contaminant free licensing scheme vape cartridges diagram of the business’s layout CDTFA seller’s permit primary panel requirements manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) sampling standards microbusinesses 2018 recent news some nutritional facts Transport vehicles alarm system packaging and labeling requirements exception for testing laboratories inventory written procedures for inventory control onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch California Public Records Act small product packaging 2018 revisions licensing cannabis microbusinesses motor carrier permit packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls licensed cannabis cultivators Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) commercial cannabis manufacturers operating premises government warning statement label Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Bond in the amount of $5,000 Transition Period transporting cannabis goods Operating Procedures Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Bond and Insurance Information loan provided to a commercial cannabis business opaque exit package Local Authorization Attachment Track and Trace ownership premises is not within a Government manufacturing activities state cannabis licensing CDPH-9041 sanitary workplaces testing lab highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin protocol MCSB meat and seafood, and other products ingredient list good manufacturing practices Completed Temporary License Application Form Vehicle Requirements disposal Financial information California Department of Public Health (CDPH) comply with all packaging and labeling requirements licensed physical location (premises) 2018 issues licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories operating procedures purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands manned motor vehicle transportation an officer or director of a cannabis business extracts compliance with local jurisdiction cannabis adult-use products product formulation testing methods period of 120 days entry into the legal, regulated market Labor peace agreement volatile solvent The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) potentially-hazardous foods A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity 2018 compliance Physical address Mechanical laboratory quality assurance labels not be attractive Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) cultivation Extractions using CO2 medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Proposed Section 40133 Distributor Transport Only capsules and more.

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


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