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 immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery operating premises M-licensees medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing extraction 100 mg of THC per package Vehicle Requirements hang tag or a peel-back label Fingerprints ownership premises is not within a Government shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit California Department of Public Health licensed cannabis distributors Premises Information Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) activity for a period of 120 days 2021 important information 2021 fines local jurisdiction Microbusiness Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Owner Physical address cannabis adult-use products product guidelines Retailer (nonstorefront) supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products 120 days health impacts of cannabis valid waiver investment into a commercial cannabis business manufacturing financial interest holder limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package access to the area(s) 2021 resolutions cannabis event organizer license transport cannabis goods to retailer public Licensee Lookup Tool 2021 laws Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) surety bond written procedures for inventory control Labor peace agreement nonlaboratory quality control Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 Bond in the amount of $5,000 sampling standards Licensees regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis chain of custody exit packaging Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 packaging and labeling disclosure of all criminal convictions the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) track and trace system contaminant free packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls commercial cannabis products amount of THC content licensed premises Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products CDPH-issued universal symbol security and cannabis waste disposal separate applications re-sealable Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles topicals Cannabis Manufacturing convicted of a substantially related crime Temporary License Application procedures for inventory control inhalable cannabis contaminants secured area inventory and quality control alcoholic beverages cannabis training temporary license Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) good manufacturing practices M-license Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods basic nutritional information cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale requiring refrigeration LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Licensee Lookup Tool 2021 issues A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity recordkeeping licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Temporary event up to 4 days CDTFA seller’s permit Category II Residual Pesticides Testing 2021 updates commercial cannabis manufacturing Retailer (Type 10) medicinal and adult-use or both markets Local Issuing Authority Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 potentially-hazardous foods shipping manifest highly-concentrated oils or waxes Local Authorization Attachment CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL MCSB some nutritional facts licensing cannabis retailers Proposition 65 testing methods security at least 20% ownership interest transportation of cannabis goods exception for testing laboratories CDPH-9041 sanitary workplaces Proposed Section 40133 minimum standards for extraction processes 2021 new laws allergen information cannabis cartoons licensed cannabis cultivators MCSB’s temporary license application consumption of alcohol or tobacco packaging and labeling requirements local jurisdiction’s requirements emergency regulations compliance with regulations 2021 recent news license review process concentrate commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Operating Procedures entry into the legal, regulated market cannabis industries cannabis waste Financial information annual license application packaging microbusinesses The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package edibles packaging opaque extracts MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Arranging for laboratory testing Local Authorization manned motor vehicle Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Distributor Transport Only Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Cultivation less than 10,000 at least 99% purity disposal and destruction methods workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control quality control purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands child-resistant packaging limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving testing of cannabis goods Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control dried flower Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) 600-foot radius of a school aggregate interest of 20% or more Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Premises diagram an officer or director of a cannabis business must enter certain events public health and safety Individual Owner persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers health claims sanitary and hazard-free environment Premises Diagram retailers tinctures designated structure medicinal commercial cannabis activity Moisture Content Testing three cannabis licensing authorities cannabis plants online licensing system Temporary License Application Information Transition Period cannabis market transportation and security Application Checklist manufacturers who package for other producers Transport vehicles alarm system Ethanol 600 foot radius of a school Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing sales of cannabis goods Criminal History loan provided to a commercial cannabis business list of artificial food colorings licensing cannabis microbusinesses motor carrier permit Food-grade Butter/Oil commercial cannabis activity certified by a California-licensed engineer infusion commercial cannabis manufacturers no infusion of nicotine Business Organizational Edibles– Products Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Completed Temporary License Application Form member manager cultivation shared-use manufacturing facilities primary panel requirements secondary package licensed physical location (premises) 2021 problems managing member small product packaging Financial Interest Type S share facility space periods of 90 days extensions edible products disposal licensing cannabis distributors manufacturing activities volatile solvent unique ID/batch number medicinal and adult-use markets paper inserted into the packaging The California Department of Public Health's required limits Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates cannabis cultivation licensing Temporary Cannabis Event conditional license transporting cannabis goods 2021 regulations Licensee Information three state cannabis-licensing authorities no added caffeine conducting quality assurance review identity of the product inventory laboratory quality assurance stickers Seller’s permit number licensing scheme premises diagram Form # CDPH-9041 operating procedures Foreign Material Testing carbohydrates and fat per serving comply with all packaging and labeling requirements adult-use commercial cannabis activity pre-made or purchased transportation THC levels 2021 compliance government warning statement label Bond and Insurance Information property for the commercial cannabis activity final form ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) storage of cannabis goods supply chain delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods manufacturing practices protocol product as a candy prohibited product formulation opaque exit package mandated warning statements evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises cannabis sales and/or consumption amount of sodium Category I Residual Pesticides Testing period of 120 days equity interest in a commercial cannabis business definition of owner Butane/Hexane/Propane Identifying information vape cartridges Mechanical highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin regulatory framework A-license testing lab meat and seafood, and other products loop system commercial kitchens waste management laws licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises ingredient list tamper-evident Personnel Requirements A-licensees Distributor transport Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch A-license and an M-license Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) hydrocarbon-based solvents child-resistant outer package labeling Live Scans for each owner Percentage of ownership CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Mycotoxins Testing labels not be attractive California Department of Public Health (CDPH) onsite consumption of cannabis goods persons 21 years of age or older no infusion of alcohol waste disposal manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) local jurisdiction authorization commercial cannabis manufacturing activity medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity finished product Business Information Water/Food-grade Dry Ice Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) evidence of rehabilitation supplemental label Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods manufacturer's name Cannabinoids Testing destruction of cannabis goods California Public Records Act diagram of the business’s layout payable to the state of California structure and formation documents 2021 revisions sugar capsules Local Jurisdictions secondary packaging Heavy Metals Testing Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing CO2 and ethanol extractions Track and Trace medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together licensed cannabis manufacturers Terpenoids Testing tobacco products manufacture cannabis products state cannabis licensing remove THC/CBD compliance with local jurisdiction BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL manufacturing cannabis products informational panel distributors Extractions using CO2 2021 proposed changes testing laboratories shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Manufacturing (non-volatile) and more.

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


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