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


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