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

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


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