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

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


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