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

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


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