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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding California Department of Public Health (CDPH) good manufacturing practices 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market licensing cannabis microbusinesses Business Information MCSB’s temporary license application evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises remove THC/CBD protocol manufacturing cannabis products distributors government warning statement label quality control California Public Records Act manufacturers who package for other producers must enter certain events cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) aggregate interest of 20% or more THC levels property for the commercial cannabis activity Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 transporting cannabis goods Microbusiness Transition Period pre-made or purchased Physical address persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business operating premises contaminant free onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods 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