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

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


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