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CALIFORNIA CANNABIS
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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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Control evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises testing methods no infusion of alcohol consumption of alcohol or tobacco child-resistant outer package Financial information volatile solvent list of artificial food colorings Edibles– Products Mycotoxins Testing medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing minimum standards for extraction processes 2020 recent news diagram of the business’s layout sanitary and hazard-free environment Manufacturing (non-volatile) Form # CDPH-9041 Licensee Information manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) product as a candy prohibited Bond and Insurance Information shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Business Organizational investment into a commercial cannabis business cannabis cartoons 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market 2020 important information nonlaboratory quality control persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business entry into the legal, regulated market The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) meat and seafood, and other products good manufacturing practices M-license Temporary event up to 4 days Bond in the amount of $5,000 Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch alcoholic beverages Percentage of ownership cannabis market Cannabinoids Testing transportation and security carbohydrates and fat per serving Identifying information Operating Procedures licensed cannabis cultivators sampling standards CDPH-issued universal symbol Vehicle Requirements 2020 resolutions product guidelines operating procedures separate applications Local Issuing Authority shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit an officer or director of a cannabis business paper inserted into the packaging amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package medicinal and adult-use or both markets must enter certain 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In addition, 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) Volatile solvent Qualified individual Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Mixed-light cultivation MCSB 90-day extension periods Licensee Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Topical cannabis product Monitor Nursery Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) adulteration Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Limited-access area Adequate Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) infused butters and oils as concentrates track and trace system Watts per square foot Edible cannabis product Bureau Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Finished product Sanitize Proposition 65 warning statement Applicant Processor UID Cultivation Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Quality control personnel Medium Indoor cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Holding Manufacturer licensee Distribution Universal symbol Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Dried flower cannabis concentrates Preventive controls infused pre-rolls Process Adulterated Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Type 12 (Microbusiness) Ingredient CBD Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Quarantine In-process material Pest Unique identifier Theoretical yield Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Canopy Nonvolatile solvent alternate use of a manufacturing premises Net weight Adult-use Market Small Indoor Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Component Type N – for infusions Indoor cultivation THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Manufacture Environmental pathogen Type 11 (Distributor) Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Immature plant Hazard Processing Allergen cross-contact Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Specialty Outdoor package flower or pre-rolls Batch Commercial cannabis activity Track-and-trace systems THC Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 10 (Retailer) Package Serving Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Personnel M-license Track and trace system Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Kief Processing aid Infusion Labeling Actual yield Mature plant Verification Specialty Indoor Quality control operation list of cannabis manufacturers Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Specialty Cottage Indoor Department Quality Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Extraction Harvest Batch Mixed-light Tier 1 Request for Live Scan Premises Cultivation site Informational panel Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Primary panel Specialty Cottage Outdoor CBD from industrial hemp Raw material Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Contact surface Lot Pathogen Mixed-light Tier 2 Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Product Identity Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Cannabis product Pre-roll Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Microorganisms Flowering Outdoor cultivation Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Validation Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Wet weight Nonmanufactured cannabis product Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Small Outdoor DPH-17-010E Allergen Medium Outdoor and more.


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