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

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


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