California
Cannabis Law Compliance
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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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

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


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