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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Completed Temporary License Application Form security and cannabis waste disposal Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) Extractions using CO2 supplemental label ownership premises is not within a Government local jurisdiction authorization Physical address commercial cannabis manufacturing in California Premises Diagram cannabis adult-use products manned motor vehicle Water/Food-grade Dry Ice MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH public Licensee Lookup Tool Transition Period workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2020 regulations tinctures regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis concentrate manufacturing practices requiring refrigeration investment into a commercial cannabis business tobacco products Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles 2020 proposed changes opaque exit package packaging and labeling requirements for 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