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