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California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
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Public Health's California Department of Public Health recordkeeping Mechanical manufacturing practices capsules Physical address Extractions using CO2 quality control ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS CDPH-issued universal symbol Business Organizational 120 days 2019 recent news Mycotoxins Testing manufacturing Premises Information Cultivation less than 10,000 commercial cannabis products property for the commercial cannabis activity Bond in the amount of $5,000 shipping manifest 600-foot radius of a school Transport vehicles alarm system must enter certain events licensed premises distributors activity for a period of 120 days ingredient list limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving testing methods evidence of rehabilitation an officer or director of a cannabis business basic nutritional information comply with all packaging and labeling requirements compliance with regulations extracts regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in 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