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

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


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