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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding CDTFA seller’s permit medicinal and adult-use or both markets 100 mg of THC per package Completed Temporary License Application Form supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products no infusion of nicotine Operating Procedures Extractions using CO2 packaging and labeling requirements tinctures Butane/Hexane/Propane Form # CDPH-9041 transportation and security amount of sodium conditional license Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 2019 proposed changes persons 21 years of age or older medicinal commercial cannabis activity security CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises remove THC/CBD packaging and labeling cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale property for the commercial cannabis activity Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 requiring refrigeration commercial cannabis manufacturers volatile solvent Track and Trace 2019 regulations Terpenoids Testing Category I Residual Pesticides Testing child-resistant packaging medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing an officer or director of a cannabis business chain of custody testing lab transportation Foreign Material Testing distributors regulatory framework Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) manufacturing practices Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing 600 foot radius of a school amount of THC content cannabis training Heavy Metals Testing transportation of cannabis goods purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands compliance with regulations sanitary and hazard-free environment manufacturing meat and seafood, and other products Ethanol entry into the legal, regulated market Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) motor carrier permit commercial kitchens finished product licensed cannabis manufacturers edibles packaging opaque 2019 recent news M-license ingredient list health claims destruction of cannabis goods Criminal History operating premises security and cannabis waste disposal Bond in the amount of $5,000 three cannabis licensing authorities Retailer (Type 10) Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Premises Diagram Cannabinoids Testing inventory Distributor Transport Only comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Temporary License Application labeling MCSB waste disposal adult-use commercial cannabis activity Bond and Insurance Information Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 list of artificial food colorings dried flower 2019 laws edible products product guidelines Cannabis Manufacturing Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing disposal and destruction methods packaging 2019 updates Transition Period evidence of rehabilitation 2019 problems must enter certain events payable to the state of California Type S share facility space cultivation sugar topicals licensed cannabis distributors California Department of Public Health Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch microbusinesses Application Checklist cannabis sales and/or consumption cannabis adult-use products Owner designated structure MCSB’s temporary license application local jurisdiction’s requirements medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) extraction 2019 fines Temporary Cannabis Event shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Food-grade Butter/Oil Proposition 65 2019 new laws 2019 compliance informational panel member manager cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Temporary License Application Information licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates California Department of Public Health (CDPH) manufacturer's name regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis extracts Financial Interest hang tag or a peel-back label stickers Temporary event up to 4 days temporary license Transport vehicles alarm system at least 99% purity cannabis event organizer license Mycotoxins Testing delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations sales of cannabis goods shipping manifest protocol certified by a California-licensed engineer retailers Water/Food-grade Dry Ice commercial cannabis activity A-licensees Identifying information Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 A-license and an M-license California Public Records Act CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL product formulation unique ID/batch number definition of owner manufacture cannabis products limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Premises Information concentrate procedures for inventory control Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Edibles– Products licensing cannabis retailers identity of the product scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises Seller’s permit number investment into a commercial cannabis business public health and safety ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation shared-use manufacturing facilities manned motor vehicle loan provided to a commercial cannabis business hydrocarbon-based solvents convicted of a substantially related crime pre-made or purchased Cultivation less than 10,000 2019 issues license review process opaque exit package local jurisdiction good manufacturing practices ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Licensee Information infusion labels not be attractive Local Jurisdictions exit packaging minimum standards for extraction processes nonlaboratory quality control Live Scans for each owner annual license application loop system managing member consumption of alcohol or tobacco 600-foot radius of a school Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods compliance with local jurisdiction LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS testing methods onsite consumption of cannabis goods manufacturers who package for other producers Licensee Lookup Tool licensing scheme no added caffeine secured area commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Business Organizational track and trace system Arranging for laboratory testing 120 days some nutritional facts Local Authorization Attachment 2019 resolutions structure and formation documents BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL tobacco products re-sealable Labor peace agreement The California Department of Public Health's recordkeeping A-license equity interest in a commercial cannabis business immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery local jurisdiction authorization conducting quality assurance review state cannabis licensing persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Physical address financial interest holder Local Issuing Authority period of 120 days emergency regulations Individual Owner supplemental label disclosure of all criminal convictions Licensees required limits cannabis cartoons A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity public Licensee Lookup Tool small product packaging THC levels commercial cannabis products Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) testing of cannabis goods the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) inventory and quality control mandated warning statements supply chain government warning statement label Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) premises diagram exception for testing laboratories separate applications online licensing system Personnel Requirements cannabis waste Distributor transport Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products Premises diagram laboratory quality assurance Moisture Content Testing Proposed Section 40133 vape cartridges Vehicle Requirements transporting cannabis goods licensed cannabis cultivators The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California storage of cannabis goods contaminants product as a candy prohibited three state cannabis-licensing authorities cannabis cultivation licensing potentially-hazardous foods quality control 2019 important information diagram of the business’s layout paper inserted into the packaging access to the area(s) medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company 2019 revisions primary panel requirements Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) allergen information transport cannabis goods to retailer evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods final form valid waiver cannabis industries Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) secondary package secondary packaging Local Authorization Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act periods of 90 days extensions manufacturing activities carbohydrates and fat per serving disposal licensed premises Financial information manufacturing cannabis products aggregate interest of 20% or more written procedures for inventory control sampling standards operating procedures waste management laws CDPH-issued universal symbol Industrial Hemp Advisory Board health impacts of cannabis Retailer (nonstorefront) inhalable cannabis Business Information child-resistant outer package Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control basic nutritional information Microbusiness sanitary workplaces cannabis plants limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving at least 20% ownership interest activity for a period of 120 days Percentage of ownership amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package ownership premises is not within a Government licensing cannabis microbusinesses medicinal and adult-use markets workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles licensed physical location (premises) Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) licensing cannabis distributors cannabis market Carbon Dioxide (CO2) capsules commercial cannabis manufacturing contaminant free highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Fingerprints M-licensees alcoholic beverages Manufacturing (non-volatile) CO2 and ethanol extractions tamper-evident CDPH-9041 highly-concentrated oils or waxes commercial cannabis manufacturing activity surety bond testing laboratories Mechanical no infusion of alcohol MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH and more.

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


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