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

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


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