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


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