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


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