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recent california business licensing news and updates This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises medicinal and adult-use or both markets Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 waste disposal list of artificial food colorings CDPH-issued universal symbol extraction cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale nonlaboratory quality control infusion supplemental label child-resistant packaging public health and safety tamper-evident Local Issuing Authority Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) onsite consumption of cannabis goods Licensee Lookup Tool product formulation Distributor Transport Only 2019 important information CDTFA seller’s permit evidence of rehabilitation Criminal History licensed cannabis distributors medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity licensing cannabis microbusinesses product guidelines Category II Residual 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In addition, Type 10 (Retailer) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Monitor infused pre-rolls Flowering Outdoor cultivation adulteration Specialty Outdoor Cannabis product Mature plant Immature plant UID Actual yield Type N – for infusions Product Identity Licensee Holding Medium Outdoor Pest Raw material Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Bureau Unique identifier MCSB 90-day extension periods Department Personnel Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Contact surface Primary panel Canopy Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Environmental pathogen package flower or pre-rolls Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Theoretical yield Pathogen Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) M-license Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Manufacturer licensee Harvest Batch Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Pre-roll Distribution Quality control operation Nursery Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Processing Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Request for Live Scan Processing aid Qualified individual Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Package Manufacture Type P – for packaging and labeling only Serving Proposition 65 warning statement Mixed-light Tier 2 Preventive controls Adulterated Cultivation site Commercial cannabis activity Indoor cultivation Component Hazard Verification Topical cannabis product Universal symbol Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) track and trace system Specialty Cottage Indoor gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA CBD Lot Nonvolatile solvent Limited-access area CBD from industrial hemp Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Adult-use Market Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) DPH-17-010E Medium Indoor Microorganisms Wet weight Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Quality Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) alternate use of a manufacturing premises Premises Small Outdoor Specialty Cottage Outdoor cannabis concentrates Applicant Small Indoor Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Validation Informational panel Track-and-trace systems Infusion Net weight Adequate Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Kief Type 11 (Distributor) Mixed-light cultivation 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) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Quality control personnel Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Finished product Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Sanitize In-process material Specialty Indoor Track and trace system Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Quarantine Batch Mixed-light Tier 1 THC products similar to traditional food products prohibited Allergen cross-contact Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Process Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Cultivation Edible cannabis product Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 12 (Microbusiness) Nonmanufactured cannabis product cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Allergen Watts per square foot Labeling Ingredient Processor Volatile solvent Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Dried flower Extraction infused butters and oils as concentrates list of cannabis manufacturers and more.

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