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AB-823 Edible cannabis products: labeling.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 26130 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:

26130.
 (a) The State Department of Public Health shall promulgate regulations governing the licensing of cannabis manufacturers and standards for the manufacturing, packaging, and labeling of all manufactured cannabis products. Licenses to be issued are as follows:
(1) “Manufacturing Level 1,” for sites that manufacture cannabis products using nonvolatile solvents, or no solvents. A Manufacturing Level 1 M-Type 6 licensee shall only manufacture cannabis products for sale by a retailer with an M-Type 10 license. 
(2) “Manufacturing Level 2,” for sites that manufacture cannabis products using volatile solvents. A Manufacturing Level 2 M-Type 7 licensee shall only manufacture cannabis products for sale by a retailer with an M-Type 10 license. 
(b) For purposes of this section, “volatile solvents” shall have the same meaning as in paragraph (3) of subdivision (b) (d)  of Section 11362.3 of the Health and Safety Code, unless otherwise provided by law or regulation.
(c) Edible cannabis products shall be:
(1) Not designed to be appealing to children or easily confused with commercially sold candy or foods that do not contain cannabis.
(2) Produced and sold with a standardized concentration of cannabinoids not to exceed 10  ten (10)  milligrams tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) per serving.
(3) Delineated or scored into standardized serving sizes if the cannabis product contains more than one serving and is an edible cannabis product in solid form.
(4) Homogenized to ensure uniform disbursement of cannabinoids throughout the product.
(5) Manufactured and sold under sanitation standards established by the State Department of Public Health, in consultation with the bureau, that are similar to the standards for preparation, storage, handling, and sale of food products.
(6) Provided to customers with sufficient information to enable the informed consumption of the product, including the potential effects of the cannabis product and directions as to how to consume the cannabis product, as necessary.
(7) (A)  Marked with a universal symbol, as determined by the State Department of Public Health through regulation.
(B) For edible cannabis products that are not sold as liquids, loose bulk goods, or powders, the symbol required by this paragraph shall meet both of the following requirements:
(i) The symbol shall be placed directly on at least one side of each edible cannabis product serving so as to be distinguishable and easily recognizable.
(ii) The symbol shall be centered either horizontally or vertically on the single serving. If centered horizontally, the height and width of the symbol shall be at least 25 percent of the serving’s width, but not less than one-quarter inch square. If centered vertically, the height and width of the symbol shall be at least 25 percent of the serving’s height, but not less than one-quarter inch square. If the product is one-quarter inch square or smaller, the symbol shall be at least 25 percent of the serving’s height or width and centered either horizontally or vertically.
(d) Cannabis, including concentrated cannabis, included in a cannabis product manufactured in compliance with law is not considered an adulterant under state law.
SEC. 2.
 The Legislature finds and declares that this act is consistent with, and furthers the purposes of, the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act.