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CALIFORNIA CANNABIS
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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing emergency regulations limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package concentrate packaging and labeling extracts amount of sodium disclosure of all criminal convictions labeling Local Jurisdictions medicinal commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis activity The Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) designated structure Local Issuing Authority conditional license Microbusiness 2022 updates hydrocarbon-based solvents limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation Premises Information licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Live Scans for each owner online licensing system dried flower packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Category I Residual Pesticides Testing MCSB’s temporary license application transportation surety bond 2022 important information Department of Public Health’s 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In addition, Watts per square foot Volatile solvent Type 11 (Distributor) Microorganisms Batch Contact surface Qualified individual Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) UID Specialty Cottage Indoor Bureau Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Finished product Manufacturer licensee Premises Harvest Batch infused pre-rolls Nursery Canopy DPH-17-010E Track and trace system Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Small Outdoor Infusion Request for Live Scan Nonvolatile solvent Net weight Preventive controls Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Validation Type N – for infusions alternate use of a manufacturing premises Unique identifier Allergen cross-contact Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 M-license Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package infused butters and oils as concentrates Quality Manufacture Wet weight Edible cannabis product Topical cannabis product Applicant Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Small Indoor Type 10 (Retailer) cannabis concentrates Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Mature plant Package package flower or pre-rolls Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Pre-roll Specialty Outdoor Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Monitor Type 12 (Microbusiness) THC Sanitize Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) MCSB 90-day extension periods Distribution Lot Pest Raw material Mixed-light Tier 1 Quality control operation Component Cultivation site Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Kief Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Actual yield Holding Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) CBD from industrial hemp Processor Quarantine Proposition 65 warning statement Ingredient Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Informational panel Labeling Processing aid Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Universal symbol Specialty Indoor Theoretical yield Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Commercial cannabis activity products similar to traditional food products prohibited Licensee Mixed-light cultivation Immature plant Department cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Personnel Medium Outdoor Limited-access area Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Medium Indoor Nonmanufactured cannabis product Specialty Cottage Outdoor Cannabis product Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) CBD track and trace system Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Allergen Indoor cultivation gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Process Adult-use Market Cultivation Adequate 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) In-process material Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Verification Environmental pathogen Outdoor cultivation Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Type P – for packaging and labeling only Flowering Product Identity Extraction Track-and-trace systems Hazard Primary panel Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Quality control personnel Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Adulterated Dried flower Pathogen adulteration Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Serving Processing Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 list of cannabis manufacturers Mixed-light Tier 2 and more.


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