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 2020 compliance health claims inhalable cannabis operating procedures Moisture Content Testing 2020 important information packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls entry into the legal, regulated market supply chain Proposition 65 cannabis industries Butane/Hexane/Propane cultivation track and trace system packaging and labeling requirements licensed physical location (premises) Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Personnel Requirements 600 foot radius of a school Premises diagram Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates meat and seafood, and other products retailers commercial cannabis manufacturing access to the area(s) adult-use commercial cannabis activity health impacts of cannabis manufacturing periods of 90 days extensions an officer or director of a cannabis business quality control amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package licensed cannabis cultivators transportation of cannabis goods Vehicle Requirements volatile solvent edibles packaging opaque product as a candy prohibited cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) opaque exit package no infusion of alcohol Local Authorization Attachment public Licensee Lookup Tool Mycotoxins Testing member manager Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) pre-made or purchased Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) mandated warning statements 2020 updates cannabis training Labor peace agreement licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises CDPH-9041 Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act THC levels A-licensees ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation shared-use manufacturing facilities online licensing system Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Edibles– Products The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Criminal History BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL cannabis waste shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit at least 99% purity licensed premises finished product Retailer (Type 10) definition of owner vape cartridges at least 20% ownership interest Bond in the amount of $5,000 licensed cannabis manufacturers CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California licensing cannabis retailers testing laboratories Terpenoids Testing loan provided to a commercial cannabis business activity for a period of 120 days Temporary Cannabis Event commercial cannabis activity Owner Local Jurisdictions cannabis adult-use products requiring refrigeration Licensees Transition Period regulatory framework 2020 regulations highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin compliance with regulations A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis manufacturers certified by a California-licensed engineer Percentage of ownership Proposed Section 40133 California Public Records Act limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving final form manufacturing practices microbusinesses Type S share facility space Fingerprints licensing cannabis distributors three cannabis licensing authorities licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS A-license and an M-license Distributor transport medicinal and adult-use or both markets product guidelines secondary package Temporary License Application government warning statement label Extractions using CO2 CO2 and ethanol extractions Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Temporary event up to 4 days Arranging for laboratory testing licensing scheme nonlaboratory quality control ingredient list Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing local jurisdiction’s requirements financial interest holder manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) commercial cannabis products local jurisdiction authorization medicinal commercial cannabis activity regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis managing member child-resistant outer package California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Financial information diagram of the business’s layout cannabis event organizer license convicted of a substantially related crime public health and safety waste disposal disposal sanitary and hazard-free environment Track and Trace period of 120 days Bond and Insurance Information investment into a commercial cannabis business Category II Residual Pesticides Testing The California Department of Public Health's no infusion of nicotine ownership premises is not within a Government CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL minimum standards for extraction processes state cannabis licensing delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods labeling workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Identifying information sampling standards cannabis cultivation licensing annual license application evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises MCSB’s temporary license application tinctures transport cannabis goods to retailer Financial Interest manufacturing cannabis products Premises Information list of artificial food colorings CDTFA seller’s permit Local Issuing Authority remove THC/CBD cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch packaging cannabis market Premises Diagram conditional license storage of cannabis goods infusion Retailer (nonstorefront) security and cannabis waste disposal medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity Manufacturing (non-volatile) destruction of cannabis goods three state cannabis-licensing authorities testing lab Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) commercial cannabis manufacturing activity exit packaging 2020 problems packaging and labeling manufacturing activities supplemental label inventory and quality control transporting cannabis goods manufacture cannabis products designated structure local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Cannabis Manufacturing tobacco products potentially-hazardous foods concentrate topicals evidence of rehabilitation commercial kitchens comply with all packaging and labeling requirements hang tag or a peel-back label persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Ethanol 2020 proposed changes purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands 2020 revisions good manufacturing practices medicinal and adult-use markets identity of the product transportation and security alcoholic beverages ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS cannabis sales and/or consumption laboratory quality assurance Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 120 days Licensee Information Transport vehicles alarm system medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together commercial cannabis manufacturing in California security Mechanical Local Authorization Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 disposal and destruction methods Seller’s permit number Cultivation less than 10,000 temporary license distributors onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) Business Information procedures for inventory control chain of custody M-license California Department of Public Health Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods 2020 laws exception for testing laboratories hydrocarbon-based solvents Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing loop system Individual Owner Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) contaminants manufacturer's name allergen information stickers primary panel requirements supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Foreign Material Testing written procedures for inventory control 2020 new laws 100 mg of THC per package structure and formation documents license review process tamper-evident unique ID/batch number emergency regulations extraction amount of sodium edible products capsules small product packaging payable to the state of California Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) must enter certain events aggregate interest of 20% or more informational panel Live Scans for each owner re-sealable no added caffeine Form # CDPH-9041 highly-concentrated oils or waxes immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing disclosure of all criminal convictions Water/Food-grade Dry Ice premises diagram sales of cannabis goods cannabis plants Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Microbusiness manned motor vehicle manufacturers who package for other producers cannabis cartoons property for the commercial cannabis activity valid waiver compliance with local jurisdiction extracts inventory secured area Operating Procedures carbohydrates and fat per serving sugar testing methods the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) conducting quality assurance review 2020 recent news 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market licensing cannabis microbusinesses 2020 issues Distributor Transport Only shipping manifest 2020 fines shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Heavy Metals Testing child-resistant packaging consumption of alcohol or tobacco A-license required limits Application Checklist 2020 resolutions Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Temporary License Application Information CDPH-issued universal symbol waste management laws Physical address licensed cannabis distributors Category I Residual Pesticides Testing operating premises contaminant free paper inserted into the packaging M-licensees labels not be attractive MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) onsite consumption of cannabis goods dried flower Food-grade Butter/Oil motor carrier permit sanitary workplaces some nutritional facts testing of cannabis goods secondary packaging Business Organizational local jurisdiction recordkeeping transportation amount of THC content protocol 600-foot radius of a school basic nutritional information product formulation Completed Temporary License Application Form surety bond MCSB persons 21 years of age or older Licensee Lookup Tool scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Cannabinoids Testing separate applications and more.

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


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