California
Cannabis Law Compliance
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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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


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