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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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

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


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