§40300. Prohibited Products. The following types of products shall not be sold as edible cannabis products:
(a) Alcoholic beverages, as defined in section 23004 of the Business and Professions Code. For purposes of this section, “alcoholic beverage” does not include tinctures.
(b) Any product containing any non-cannabinoid additive that would increase potency, toxicity, or addictive potential, or that would create an unsafe combination with other psychoactive substances. Prohibited additives include, but are not limited to, nicotine and caffeine. This prohibition shall not apply to products containing naturally occurring caffeine, such as coffee, tea, or chocolate.
(c) Any cannabis product that must be held at or below 41 degrees Fahrenheit to keep it safe for human consumption, including, but not limited to, cream or custard-filled pies; pies or pastries which consist in whole or in part of milk or milk products, or eggs; or meat-filled pies or pastries. This prohibition shall not apply to juices or beverages that need to be held below 41 degrees Fahrenheit if the juice or beverage was processed in accordance with Section 40270;
(d) Any low-acid cannabis product with a finished equilibrium pH greater than 4.6 and water activity greater than 0.85, packed in a hermetically sealed container in a reduced oxygen package (e.g. vacuum packed);
(e) Any juice that is not shelf-stable or that is not processed in accordance with Section 40270;
(f) Dairy products of any kind, as prohibited by subdivision (t) of section 26001 of the Business and Professions Code, except that butter purchased from a licensed milk products plant or retail location that is subsequently infused or mixed with cannabis may be sold as a cannabis product;
(g) Meat products other than dried meat products prepared in accordance with Section 40272;
(h) Seafood products of any kind;
(i) Any product that is manufactured by application of cannabinoid concentrate or extracts to commercially available candy or snack food items without further processing of the product;
(j) Any cannabis product that the Department determines, on a case-by-case basis, is attractive to children, as defined in Section 40410;
(k) Any cannabis product that the Department determines, on a case-by-case basis, is easily confused with commercially available foods that do not contain cannabis.
(l) Any cannabis product in the shape of a human being, either realistic or caricature, animal, insect, or fruit.