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


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