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

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


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