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 medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity local jurisdiction’s requirements licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers 2019 recent news persons 21 years of age or older good manufacturing practices product guidelines Form # CDPH-9041 Heavy Metals Testing 2019 resolutions compliance with local jurisdiction packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) contaminants paper inserted into the packaging minimum standards for extraction processes Seller’s permit number Local Authorization written procedures for inventory control 600 foot radius of a school recordkeeping licensing cannabis distributors secured area Temporary event up to 4 days Vehicle Requirements unique ID/batch number annual license application member manager labels not be attractive quality control Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Arranging for laboratory testing California Public Records Act cannabis event organizer license edibles packaging opaque Temporary Cannabis Event at least 99% purity motor carrier permit commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Cultivation less than 10,000 list of artificial food colorings supply chain sales of cannabis goods operating procedures secondary package A-license opaque exit package manufacturing product formulation delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods property for the commercial cannabis activity amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Mechanical Temporary License Application Retailer (Type 10) THC levels Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing allergen information infusion designated structure extraction CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL cannabis cartoons Carbon Dioxide (CO2) government warning statement label shipping manifest inhalable cannabis Local Issuing Authority must enter certain events cannabis waste 2019 revisions Live Scans for each owner inventory Cannabinoids Testing temporary license managing member Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) manufacture cannabis products mandated warning statements medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis license review process security and cannabis waste disposal 2019 regulations shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Distributor Transport Only inventory and quality control capsules ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation 2019 important information amount of THC content local jurisdiction supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Owner Financial information regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Food-grade Butter/Oil Premises Diagram security Category I Residual Pesticides Testing waste disposal exception for testing laboratories Microbusiness Personnel Requirements disclosure of all criminal convictions commercial cannabis manufacturing in California storage of cannabis goods Financial Interest Proposition 65 persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business medicinal commercial cannabis activity periods of 90 days extensions testing laboratories CO2 and ethanol extractions commercial cannabis products Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch manufacturers who package for other producers an officer or director of a cannabis business transportation of cannabis goods medicinal and adult-use markets tinctures 2019 proposed changes cannabis industries some nutritional facts ownership premises is not within a Government requiring refrigeration manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) activity for a period of 120 days disposal and destruction methods Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act A-licensees adult-use commercial cannabis activity testing lab M-license Labor peace agreement onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing secondary packaging CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing 100 mg of THC per package concentrate labeling edible products conducting quality assurance review health impacts of cannabis remove THC/CBD conditional license licensed cannabis distributors Temporary License Application Information ingredient list limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package hydrocarbon-based solvents consumption of alcohol or tobacco Licensee Lookup Tool Local Jurisdictions commercial cannabis manufacturers Local Authorization Attachment three cannabis licensing authorities microbusinesses vape cartridges 2019 issues licensed cannabis manufacturers three state cannabis-licensing authorities investment into a commercial cannabis business limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Industrial Hemp Advisory Board licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises entry into the legal, regulated market public Licensee Lookup Tool cannabis adult-use products at least 20% ownership interest aggregate interest of 20% or more Criminal History licensed physical location (premises) The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) licensed cannabis cultivators manufacturer's name certified by a California-licensed engineer Licensees cannabis cultivation licensing Type S share facility space A-license and an M-license cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale extracts structure and formation documents state cannabis licensing CDTFA seller’s permit commercial cannabis manufacturing emergency regulations licensed premises Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) diagram of the business’s layout The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) onsite consumption of cannabis goods 2019 updates Moisture Content Testing access to the area(s) laboratory quality assurance supplemental label pre-made or purchased Premises Information The California Department of Public Health's final form testing methods premises diagram disposal nonlaboratory quality control Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division informational panel retailers 2019 compliance no infusion of alcohol health claims child-resistant outer package meat and seafood, and other products loan provided to a commercial cannabis business no added caffeine chain of custody Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Transition Period M-licensees purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Extractions using CO2 child-resistant packaging Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) tamper-evident Ethanol sampling standards transporting cannabis goods required limits Licensee Information Category II Residual Pesticides Testing no infusion of nicotine evidence of rehabilitation waste management laws highly-concentrated oils or waxes finished product cultivation stickers California Department of Public Health Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Butane/Hexane/Propane Edibles– Products LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS transportation and security Distributor transport loop system local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Retailer (nonstorefront) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 California Department of Public Health (CDPH) cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Track and Trace product as a candy prohibited hang tag or a peel-back label BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin transportation primary panel requirements procedures for inventory control potentially-hazardous foods Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Identifying information protocol exit packaging regulatory framework Premises diagram topicals operating premises online licensing system 2019 new laws re-sealable A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity licensing scheme manufacturing practices immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery separate applications Cannabis Manufacturing Proposed Section 40133 Application Checklist Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control 2019 laws manned motor vehicle Foreign Material Testing Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Business Organizational Completed Temporary License Application Form the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Mycotoxins Testing small product packaging equity interest in a commercial cannabis business payable to the state of California track and trace system scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises 600-foot radius of a school cannabis plants CDPH-9041 transport cannabis goods to retailer Terpenoids Testing financial interest holder sugar manufacturing activities testing of cannabis goods 120 days convicted of a substantially related crime shared-use manufacturing facilities Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) commercial kitchens comply with all packaging and labeling requirements alcoholic beverages contaminant free ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS 2019 problems Transport vehicles alarm system workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control MCSB’s temporary license application manufacturing cannabis products Operating Procedures medicinal and adult-use or both markets identity of the product sanitary workplaces local jurisdiction authorization definition of owner Water/Food-grade Dry Ice valid waiver distributors 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Manufacturing (non-volatile) Individual Owner shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit carbohydrates and fat per serving volatile solvent tobacco products destruction of cannabis goods commercial cannabis activity amount of sodium Percentage of ownership packaging and labeling requirements Bond in the amount of $5,000 compliance with regulations dried flower cannabis sales and/or consumption sanitary and hazard-free environment Business Information basic nutritional information evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Physical address period of 120 days cannabis training surety bond 2019 fines Fingerprints medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing Bond and Insurance Information packaging Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates packaging and labeling public health and safety MCSB licensing cannabis retailers CDPH-issued universal symbol licensing cannabis microbusinesses Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 cannabis market and more.

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


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