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 Live Scans for each owner protocol shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Temporary License Application Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products Edibles– Products remove THC/CBD identity of the product tinctures Transport vehicles alarm system cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale conducting quality assurance review amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package chain of custody Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) tamper-evident alcoholic beverages cannabis training BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL compliance with regulations conditional license disclosure of all criminal convictions commercial cannabis activity Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Bond in the amount of $5,000 packaging manufacturing cannabis products Financial Interest sampling standards public Licensee Lookup Tool Water/Food-grade Dry Ice inventory an officer or director of a cannabis business must enter certain events infusion Distributor Transport Only Local Jurisdictions Category I Residual Pesticides Testing volatile solvent manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Fingerprints Foreign Material Testing packaging and labeling requirements 2020 revisions entry into the legal, regulated market CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL member manager surety bond licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises unique ID/batch number amount of sodium definition of owner delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods Operating Procedures Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control operating procedures shared-use manufacturing facilities licensed physical location (premises) vape cartridges good manufacturing practices certified by a California-licensed engineer CO2 and ethanol extractions M-licensees testing of cannabis goods 2020 important information operating premises designated structure track and trace system Owner separate applications Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 temporary license dried flower microbusinesses Microbusiness state cannabis licensing licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers online licensing system opaque exit package persons 21 years of age or older Terpenoids Testing Premises diagram Cannabis Manufacturing Extractions using CO2 cannabis event organizer license Mycotoxins Testing commercial kitchens license review process The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) transport cannabis goods to retailer inhalable cannabis ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS licensed premises Seller’s permit number Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing nonlaboratory quality control Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods health impacts of cannabis emergency regulations list of artificial food colorings child-resistant outer package 2020 recent news A-license and an M-license the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) managing member 2020 fines Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch period of 120 days licensing cannabis distributors quality control Local Authorization A-license The California Department of Public Health's meat and seafood, and other products cannabis cartoons Proposition 65 disposal and destruction methods finished product immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery CDPH-issued universal symbol Business Organizational loop system Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) licensing scheme CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing 2020 laws waste disposal compliance with local jurisdiction capsules 2020 proposed changes transporting cannabis goods Food-grade Butter/Oil persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business Track and Trace disposal structure and formation documents exception for testing laboratories commercial cannabis manufacturing in California local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations waste management laws secondary packaging medicinal and adult-use markets medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) three cannabis licensing authorities no infusion of nicotine medicinal commercial cannabis activity Vehicle Requirements Industrial Hemp Advisory Board health claims transportation of cannabis goods basic nutritional information Local Issuing Authority licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Financial information Heavy Metals Testing regulatory framework THC levels Manufacturing (non-volatile) edibles packaging opaque motor carrier permit Cannabinoids Testing Transition Period manufacturing public health and safety cannabis adult-use products Carbon Dioxide (CO2) licensed cannabis distributors annual license application supply chain 120 days Local Authorization Attachment Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch Physical address medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity comply with all packaging and labeling requirements A-licensees Licensees at least 20% ownership interest limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Premises Information shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company cannabis sales and/or consumption security and cannabis waste disposal hydrocarbon-based solvents requiring refrigeration security A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity ownership premises is not within a Government evidence of rehabilitation evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises valid waiver activity for a period of 120 days limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act informational panel regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 commercial cannabis manufacturers 2020 new laws allergen information product formulation medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing packaging and labeling pre-made or purchased laboratory quality assurance The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) payable to the state of California licensing cannabis retailers CDPH-9041 labeling contaminants Category II Residual Pesticides Testing onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods small product packaging 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market licensing cannabis microbusinesses required limits Premises Diagram sanitary and hazard-free environment Arranging for laboratory testing cannabis industries periods of 90 days extensions manufacturing activities 2020 updates 2020 compliance manned motor vehicle manufacturer's name Moisture Content Testing secured area Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing testing laboratories potentially-hazardous foods no added caffeine highly-concentrated oils or waxes Form # CDPH-9041 amount of THC content manufacturers who package for other producers recordkeeping Licensee Lookup Tool commercial cannabis manufacturing activity 100 mg of THC per package packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls storage of cannabis goods stickers inventory and quality control written procedures for inventory control Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis paper inserted into the packaging Temporary Cannabis Event exit packaging adult-use commercial cannabis activity 2020 issues ingredient list at least 99% purity Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Personnel Requirements 600 foot radius of a school extraction transportation Butane/Hexane/Propane Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division distributors financial interest holder local jurisdiction authorization tobacco products onsite consumption of cannabis goods 2020 regulations CDTFA seller’s permit sales of cannabis goods edible products Business Information cannabis plants local jurisdiction’s requirements manufacture cannabis products Type S share facility space highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin labels not be attractive premises diagram Completed Temporary License Application Form destruction of cannabis goods Distributor transport MCSB Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) topicals sanitary workplaces testing lab equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Temporary event up to 4 days retailers cannabis waste workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control three state cannabis-licensing authorities cannabis market Individual Owner extracts product as a candy prohibited ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation cultivation Ethanol Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products California Department of Public Health (CDPH) commercial cannabis products MCSB’s temporary license application 600-foot radius of a school Temporary License Application Information diagram of the business’s layout manufacturing practices some nutritional facts re-sealable California Department of Public Health Retailer (Type 10) cannabis cultivation licensing Labor peace agreement access to the area(s) 2020 problems primary panel requirements licensed cannabis manufacturers commercial cannabis manufacturing 2020 resolutions child-resistant packaging hang tag or a peel-back label loan provided to a commercial cannabis business Application Checklist Percentage of ownership aggregate interest of 20% or more Criminal History Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles minimum standards for extraction processes convicted of a substantially related crime supplemental label MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH local jurisdiction contaminant free cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Bond and Insurance Information licensed cannabis cultivators secondary package Proposed Section 40133 Mechanical California Public Records Act Cultivation less than 10,000 final form carbohydrates and fat per serving testing methods investment into a commercial cannabis business consumption of alcohol or tobacco Retailer (nonstorefront) Licensee Information LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS M-license medicinal and adult-use or both markets property for the commercial cannabis activity shipping manifest concentrate product guidelines sugar transportation and security procedures for inventory control purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands mandated warning statements Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) no infusion of alcohol government warning statement label Identifying information and more.

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


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