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

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


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