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CALIFORNIA CANNABIS
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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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


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