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

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


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