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

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


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