California
Cannabis Law Compliance
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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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loop system Percentage of ownership Business Organizational commercial cannabis activity Financial information Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division remove THC/CBD tobacco products Cannabis Manufacturing Type S share facility space onsite consumption of cannabis goods 2019 issues Butane/Hexane/Propane must enter certain events amount of sodium three state cannabis-licensing authorities licensed cannabis cultivators limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Mechanical dried flower Proposed Section 40133 no infusion of nicotine Edibles– Products CDPH-9041 Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act at least 99% purity CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing cannabis market California Department of Public Health regulatory framework cultivation Live Scans for each owner MCSB small product packaging labeling shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company 120 days compliance with regulations 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SAFETY BRANCH public health and safety member manager edibles packaging opaque certified by a California-licensed engineer cannabis waste cannabis industries re-sealable Carbon Dioxide (CO2) cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises 600 foot radius of a school hydrocarbon-based solvents conducting quality assurance review medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing licensed cannabis distributors manufacturers who package for other producers Licensee Information microbusinesses cannabis event organizer license evidence of rehabilitation child-resistant packaging inhalable cannabis temporary license licensing scheme online licensing system transporting cannabis goods Retailer (nonstorefront) Category I Residual Pesticides Testing motor carrier permit onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods comply with all packaging and labeling requirements the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) edible products emergency regulations secondary package manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Premises Information protocol delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods manned motor vehicle Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Proposition 65 Retailer (Type 10) A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity licensed cannabis manufacturers Temporary event up to 4 days medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2019 revisions commercial cannabis products Licensees testing laboratories The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) requiring refrigeration surety bond ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Physical address licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories no added caffeine Operating Procedures testing methods licensed premises Local Authorization commercial cannabis manufacturing in California payable to the state of California potentially-hazardous foods 600-foot radius of a school premises diagram Moisture Content Testing exception for testing laboratories The California Department of Public Health's carbohydrates and fat per serving product as a candy prohibited secondary packaging at least 20% ownership interest Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) operating premises regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises disposal Heavy Metals Testing CDTFA seller’s permit immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery Foreign Material Testing Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control manufacturing Extractions using CO2 minimum standards for extraction processes final form packaging allergen information financial interest holder shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together property for the commercial cannabis activity definition of owner purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands meat and seafood, and other products disposal and destruction methods managing member testing lab Form # CDPH-9041 no infusion of alcohol limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package manufacturing cannabis products LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS volatile solvent entry into the legal, regulated market product formulation loan provided to a commercial cannabis business commercial cannabis manufacturers inventory and quality control licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers local jurisdiction sanitary and hazard-free environment highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin 2019 new laws Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) contaminants access to the area(s) cannabis plants supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Financial Interest 2019 regulations A-licensees Individual Owner 2019 compliance persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business sampling standards alcoholic beverages activity for a period of 120 days security and 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local jurisdiction’s requirements transportation M-license transport cannabis goods to retailer 2019 proposed changes separate applications Food-grade Butter/Oil government warning statement label extraction an officer or director of a cannabis business licensing cannabis distributors ownership premises is not within a Government A-license and an M-license Vehicle Requirements regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) distributors compliance with local jurisdiction Mycotoxins Testing CO2 and ethanol extractions 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market designated structure Owner Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing some nutritional facts and more.

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


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