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 Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) retailers Criminal History Premises Diagram unique ID/batch number payable to the state of California Category I Residual Pesticides Testing supply chain Local Issuing Authority cultivation licensed cannabis distributors adult-use commercial cannabis activity track and trace system waste management laws secondary package requiring refrigeration Local Authorization compliance with regulations health claims definition of owner infusion medicinal commercial cannabis activity diagram of the business’s layout child-resistant packaging tobacco products re-sealable manufacturing cannabis cartoons Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company product guidelines Premises Information Edibles– Products licensed cannabis manufacturers conducting quality assurance review 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1,000 mg per package transporting cannabis goods dried flower A-license extracts access to the area(s) Foreign Material Testing nonlaboratory quality control cannabis plants Cannabinoids Testing Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division 2019 resolutions Licensee Information 600-foot radius of a school public health and safety structure and formation documents Live Scans for each owner financial interest holder California Department of Public Health Premises diagram Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch commercial cannabis products Fingerprints Bond in the amount of $5,000 Arranging for laboratory testing designated structure testing lab CDPH-issued universal symbol Temporary event up to 4 days inventory licensing cannabis microbusinesses 2019 laws security and cannabis waste disposal online licensing system disposal no infusion of nicotine evidence of rehabilitation evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Business Organizational extraction 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cannabis industries workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control written procedures for inventory control manned motor vehicle managing member Completed Temporary License Application Form vape cartridges California Public Records Act Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) licensing scheme Track and Trace scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates inventory and quality control Application Checklist Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Temporary License Application Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 cannabis market 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Proposed Section 40133 activity for a period of 120 days stickers an officer or director of a cannabis business at least 20% ownership interest good manufacturing practices Local Jurisdictions allergen information A-licensees Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 packaging licensing cannabis distributors at least 99% purity Manufacturing (non-volatile) child-resistant outer package 2019 regulations Percentage of ownership M-license secured area The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing CDPH-9041 commercial cannabis manufacturing in California BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacture cannabis products cannabis adult-use products loan provided to a commercial cannabis business list of artificial food colorings Food-grade Butter/Oil manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products hydrocarbon-based solvents three state cannabis-licensing authorities transportation of cannabis goods shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit finished product Industrial Hemp Advisory Board 100 mg of THC per package microbusinesses procedures for inventory control licensing cannabis retailers LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Microbusiness no added caffeine delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Retailer (Type 10) shared-use manufacturing facilities convicted of a substantially related crime surety bond supplemental label 120 days cannabis sales and/or consumption regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Labor peace agreement chain of custody contaminants consumption of alcohol or tobacco immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery licensed cannabis cultivators commercial cannabis manufacturers CO2 and ethanol extractions limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business topicals local jurisdiction licensed premises Carbon Dioxide (CO2) edible products Transport vehicles alarm system medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together member manager manufacturer's name sanitary and hazard-free environment 2019 compliance licenses for both medicinal and adult-use 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In addition, Product Identity Medium Outdoor Canopy Contact surface Dried flower Extraction Adult-use Market Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents UID Nonvolatile solvent 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) Licensee Monitor Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Quality Specialty Indoor Watts per square foot Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Verification Specialty Outdoor Cannabis product products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Manufacturer licensee Distribution Mature plant Medium Indoor Quality control operation Manufacture Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) list of cannabis manufacturers Volatile solvent Harvest Batch Primary panel Proposition 65 warning statement Raw material adulteration Request for Live Scan Flowering Cultivation Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Type 11 (Distributor) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Sanitize Actual yield Cultivation site Qualified individual Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Pest Processing Personnel CBD from industrial hemp Adequate Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Processing aid Adulterated Premises Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Topical cannabis product Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Infusion Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Ingredient Specialty Cottage Outdoor Indoor cultivation Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Applicant Limited-access area THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Specialty Cottage Indoor MCSB 90-day extension periods Track and trace system Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Immature plant Process Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Mixed-light Tier 1 Environmental pathogen Quarantine Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Batch Microorganisms Serving DPH-17-010E infused butters and oils as concentrates Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) M-license Informational panel Type N – for infusions Small Indoor Mixed-light Tier 2 Edible cannabis product Holding Department Type 10 (Retailer) THC Lot Nursery Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Hazard track and trace system Mixed-light cultivation infused pre-rolls Pathogen Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type P – for packaging and labeling only Processor Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Wet weight Quality control personnel Nonmanufactured cannabis product In-process material Net weight Component Type 12 (Microbusiness) Bureau Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) package flower or pre-rolls Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Preventive controls Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Allergen cross-contact Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) cannabis concentrates Track-and-trace systems Pre-roll Commercial cannabis activity Theoretical yield Allergen Kief alternate use of a manufacturing premises CBD Package Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Small Outdoor Outdoor cultivation Finished product Universal symbol Validation Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Labeling Unique identifier Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) and more.


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