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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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labels not be attractive 2019 regulations exit packaging evidence of rehabilitation diagram of the business’s layout Water/Food-grade Dry Ice CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL amount of THC content Temporary event up to 4 days California Public Records Act tobacco products contaminants hydrocarbon-based solvents license review process cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) Type S share facility space commercial kitchens manufacturing practices MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands activity for a period of 120 days Butane/Hexane/Propane manufacturing Moisture Content Testing immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery procedures for inventory control primary panel requirements Food-grade Butter/Oil 2019 compliance limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving period of 120 days protocol no added 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II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) Local Jurisdictions Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division Personnel Requirements Business Information small product packaging Homogeneity Testing of Edible Cannabis Products 2019 new laws concentrate investment into a commercial cannabis business Premises Diagram persons 21 years of age or older Criminal History Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act packaging paper inserted into the packaging designated structure licensed premises Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) tinctures Temporary Cannabis Event Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch tamper-evident local jurisdiction authorization 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market commercial cannabis manufacturers Terpenoids Testing product as a candy prohibited 2019 important information 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