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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Bond and Insurance Information Premises Diagram Identifying information certified by a California-licensed engineer Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) primary panel requirements definition of owner licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Type S share facility space annual license application opaque exit package secured area immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery transporting cannabis goods 2020 new laws Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) 2020 important information Local Authorization Attachment Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL concentrate access to the area(s) Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Criminal History tamper-evident Licensees licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories A-license 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Retailer (Type 10) Completed Temporary License Application Form volatile solvent Transition Period disposal and destruction methods 2020 regulations conditional license Business Information secondary packaging product formulation dried flower product as a candy prohibited Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles local jurisdiction California Department of Public Health (CDPH) BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods Transport vehicles alarm system member manager motor carrier permit operating premises 2020 problems commercial cannabis manufacturing in California amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package required limits cannabis cultivation licensing Manufacturing (non-volatile) Labor peace agreement quality control Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch designated structure carbohydrates and fat per serving workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control temporary license Live Scans for each owner MCSB’s temporary license 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a commercial cannabis business delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods product guidelines Category I Residual Pesticides Testing transportation periods of 90 days extensions alcoholic beverages licensed physical location (premises) inhalable cannabis Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Food-grade Butter/Oil financial interest holder Foreign Material Testing Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Bond in the amount of $5,000 shared-use manufacturing facilities Butane/Hexane/Propane Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products commercial cannabis products Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) inventory nonlaboratory quality control cannabis plants microbusinesses three state cannabis-licensing authorities disposal The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Cannabis Manufacturing Temporary License Application tobacco products sampling standards aggregate interest of 20% or more labeling no added caffeine re-sealable Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 allergen information Business Organizational 2020 updates requiring refrigeration laboratory quality assurance CDTFA seller’s permit hydrocarbon-based solvents medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together premises diagram purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Cultivation less than 10,000 final form Track and Trace extracts hang tag or a peel-back label testing lab Retailer (nonstorefront) shipping manifest track and trace system 2020 proposed changes Seller’s permit number structure and formation documents Licensee Lookup Tool ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation security and cannabis waste disposal vape cartridges licensing cannabis distributors Fingerprints loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Temporary Cannabis Event the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) medicinal and adult-use or both markets activity for a period of 120 days paper inserted into the packaging online licensing system Temporary License Application Information commercial 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Bureau of Cannabis Control written procedures for inventory control payable to the state of California Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Vehicle Requirements limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package small product packaging Terpenoids Testing cannabis market shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company informational panel 2020 recent news cannabis waste packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls evidence of rehabilitation entry into the legal, regulated market commercial cannabis manufacturing activity Individual Owner manufacturing activities transportation and security Physical address compliance with regulations Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Proposition 65 cannabis adult-use products retailers M-license public health and safety identity of the product Percentage of ownership local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Mycotoxins Testing Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Heavy Metals Testing licensing scheme manufacturing practices Temporary event up to 4 days public Licensee Lookup Tool sanitary and hazard-free environment emergency regulations child-resistant packaging manufacturing at least 99% purity edibles packaging opaque regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act sales of cannabis goods topicals licensed cannabis manufacturers Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch persons 21 years of age or older Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 2020 laws Premises diagram child-resistant outer package MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) waste management laws minimum standards for extraction processes security storage of cannabis goods chain of custody testing methods LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Distributor transport manufacturing (Level 1 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In addition, Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Mixed-light cultivation Cultivation site infused pre-rolls Actual yield UID Verification Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type P – for packaging and labeling only Specialty Cottage Outdoor Adequate Medium Outdoor infused butters and oils as concentrates Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Quarantine Type 12 (Microbusiness) Contact surface Universal symbol Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Wet weight list of cannabis manufacturers cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Mixed-light Tier 1 Adult-use Market Hazard Component Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Net weight Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 adulteration Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Kief Extraction Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Sanitize Processing aid Nursery Pathogen Commercial cannabis activity Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Nonvolatile solvent Allergen Watts per square foot Labeling Environmental pathogen Finished product Proposition 65 warning statement Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Pest MCSB 90-day extension periods Qualified individual 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) Department Processor Informational panel Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Primary panel Allergen cross-contact Lot Specialty Cottage Indoor Track-and-trace systems Cultivation THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Validation Dried flower Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Theoretical yield Monitor Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Premises track and trace system Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Track and trace system alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Flowering Distribution Licensee Process Harvest Batch Product Identity Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Mixed-light Tier 2 Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Medium Indoor Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Outdoor cultivation Manufacturer licensee Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Edible cannabis product gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Canopy DPH-17-010E Applicant Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Processing Infusion Topical cannabis product Personnel THC Type 11 (Distributor) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Volatile solvent Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Limited-access area Preventive controls Specialty Outdoor Immature plant Pre-roll Unique identifier M-license CBD from industrial hemp Holding Small Indoor Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Request for Live Scan Raw material Mature plant Adulterated Package Ingredient Microorganisms Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 10 (Retailer) Quality control personnel Bureau products similar to traditional food products prohibited Specialty Indoor Small Outdoor Manufacture Quality Serving Type N – for infusions Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Cannabis product CBD In-process material cannabis concentrates Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 package flower or pre-rolls Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Indoor cultivation Quality control operation Batch Nonmanufactured cannabis product and more.


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