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CALIFORNIA CANNABIS
Licensing & Compliance Guide










California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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


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