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

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


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