California
Cannabis Licensing Law Compliance
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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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


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