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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Business Information Completed Temporary License Application Form managing member testing methods pre-made or purchased definition of owner cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) licensed cannabis cultivators cannabis training transportation product formulation Distributor transport primary panel requirements Live Scans for each owner supply chain Temporary Cannabis Event packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls licensed cannabis distributors Identifying information investment into a commercial cannabis business 2019 issues transport cannabis goods to retailer Local Authorization Licensee Information contaminant free public Licensee Lookup Tool 2019 fines annual license application period of 120 days CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL must enter certain events Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods Microbusiness sugar Bond in the amount of $5,000 2019 problems recordkeeping secondary package Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch medicinal and adult-use markets contaminants cannabis cartoons concentrate Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles transporting cannabis goods conditional license opaque exit package commercial cannabis activity Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) medicinal and adult-use or both markets Type S share facility space manufacturing activities nonlaboratory quality control Food-grade Butter/Oil 2019 important information inhalable cannabis operating premises 100 mg of THC per package packaging and labeling requirements paper inserted into the packaging ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Premises Information inventory comply with all packaging and labeling requirements Terpenoids Testing supplemental label consumption of alcohol or tobacco purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands public health and safety disposal loan provided to a commercial cannabis business infusion allergen information medicinal commercial cannabis activity cannabis market regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California chain of custody 2019 proposed changes licensing cannabis retailers product as a candy prohibited Cultivation less than 10,000 property for the commercial cannabis activity Temporary event up to 4 days track and trace system commercial cannabis manufacturing in California manufacturing cannabis products manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Proposition 65 shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit extraction compliance with local jurisdiction regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis mandated warning statements structure and formation documents waste management laws cannabis event organizer license workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Form # CDPH-9041 shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company M-licensees at least 20% ownership interest potentially-hazardous foods Transition Period Extractions using CO2 Arranging for laboratory testing A-license and an M-license licensed premises sanitary workplaces child-resistant packaging vape cartridges tinctures local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations packaging written procedures for inventory control good manufacturing practices persons 21 years of age or older evidence of rehabilitation no infusion of alcohol CDPH-9041 protocol cannabis cultivation licensing licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers loop system temporary license CDTFA seller’s permit cannabis industries Industrial Hemp Advisory Board Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) requiring refrigeration online licensing system disposal and destruction methods Local Jurisdictions three state cannabis-licensing authorities 2019 regulations Seller’s permit number Licensee Lookup Tool Retailer (Type 10) basic nutritional information 2019 new laws transportation of cannabis goods M-license Carbon Dioxide (CO2) disclosure of all criminal convictions Premises Diagram member manager Business Organizational Mechanical licensed physical location (premises) labeling manufacturers who package for other producers Transport vehicles alarm system compliance with regulations secured area cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale diagram of the business’s layout MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Financial Interest cannabis sales and/or consumption regulatory framework testing lab tamper-evident an officer or director of a cannabis business Personnel Requirements CDPH-issued universal symbol LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS exception for testing laboratories payable to the state of California Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates 2019 updates Cannabinoids Testing packaging and labeling manufacture cannabis products finished product operating procedures entry into the legal, regulated 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tag or a peel-back label child-resistant outer package license review process three cannabis licensing authorities Ethanol Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) hydrocarbon-based solvents equity interest in a commercial cannabis business valid waiver ownership premises is not within a Government waste disposal Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Temporary License Application Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) Manufacturing (non-volatile) Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products minimum standards for extraction processes premises diagram medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Bond and Insurance Information licensing cannabis microbusinesses certified by a California-licensed engineer volatile solvent distributors security manufacturer's name Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery 2019 recent news ingredient list transportation and security Local Issuing Authority required limits manufacturing practices periods of 90 days extensions state cannabis licensing Distributor Transport Only cannabis waste carbohydrates and fat per serving edibles packaging opaque inventory and quality control final form A-license procedures for inventory control shared-use manufacturing facilities laboratory quality assurance limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories conducting quality assurance review Licensees the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package Individual Owner exit packaging Water/Food-grade Dry Ice A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) at least 99% purity commercial cannabis manufacturing California Department of Public Health (CDPH) small product packaging no infusion of nicotine access to the area(s) Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Labor peace agreement cannabis adult-use products medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity extracts security and cannabis waste disposal Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Operating Procedures commercial cannabis manufacturers California Department of Public Health licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises CO2 and ethanol extractions 600-foot radius of a school amount of sodium commercial kitchens Category I Residual Pesticides Testing aggregate interest of 20% or more Temporary License Application Information Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) onsite consumption of cannabis goods 2019 laws microbusinesses Criminal History The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) Fingerprints dried flower cultivation health claims highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin financial interest holder informational panel local jurisdiction authorization convicted of a substantially related crime Financial information Premises diagram motor carrier permit THC levels persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing amount of THC content manned motor vehicle commercial cannabis products California Public Records Act Foreign Material Testing activity for a period of 120 days Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 shipping manifest re-sealable Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 emergency regulations capsules Mycotoxins Testing topicals sampling standards destruction of cannabis goods 120 days alcoholic beverages quality control manufacturing identity of the product list of artificial food colorings ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation licensed cannabis manufacturers onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods A-licensees Retailer (nonstorefront) secondary packaging some 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In addition, Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Medium Indoor Extraction Distribution Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Qualified individual Cultivation site Raw material Preventive controls Type P – for packaging and labeling only Premises Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Cultivation Adequate Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Department Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Quality Labeling Infusion Volatile solvent Allergen cross-contact Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Lot Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Flowering Mixed-light cultivation Edible cannabis product package flower or pre-rolls Component Indoor cultivation Wet weight Watts per square foot alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type 11 (Distributor) Manufacture Type N – for infusions Topical cannabis product Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Limited-access area Nursery Manufacturer licensee Pest Medium Outdoor Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Mature plant Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Small Indoor Quarantine UID Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Finished product Quality control personnel products similar to traditional food products prohibited Mixed-light Tier 2 Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Commercial cannabis activity Theoretical yield Immature plant Package Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Monitor Dried flower Type 10 (Retailer) infused butters and oils as concentrates Mixed-light Tier 1 CBD Specialty Cottage Indoor Request for Live Scan CBD from industrial hemp Processor track and trace system Process Batch Harvest Batch Actual yield Contact surface Processing aid Allergen Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Quality control operation 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) Adult-use Market Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Validation Processing Environmental pathogen Bureau Specialty Indoor Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) THC Small Outdoor Nonmanufactured cannabis product Universal symbol Holding Applicant Track-and-trace systems list of cannabis manufacturers Personnel Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) DPH-17-010E Product Identity Primary panel Sanitize cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Type 12 (Microbusiness) Nonvolatile solvent Canopy Adulterated Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Microorganisms In-process material Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Serving Pathogen Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Outdoor cultivation Informational panel Licensee Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Specialty Outdoor Proposition 65 warning statement Ingredient Kief Cannabis product Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Track and trace system Verification Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 cannabis concentrates Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Specialty Cottage Outdoor MCSB 90-day extension periods Hazard Net weight Unique identifier M-license Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) infused pre-rolls Pre-roll adulteration and more.


Last updated on November 16, 2019



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