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

Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding cannabis waste Vehicle Requirements Proposition 65 Mycotoxins Testing Mechanical regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis 2021 resolutions must enter certain events no infusion of nicotine cannabis industries conditional license local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Individual Owner Manufacturing (non-volatile) loan provided to a commercial cannabis business disclosure of all criminal convictions designated structure limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving Seller’s permit number Form # CDPH-9041 an officer or director of a cannabis business Premises Diagram annual license application immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery topicals three cannabis licensing authorities California Department of Public Health (CDPH) ingredient list quality control certified by a California-licensed engineer licensing cannabis distributors M-license California Public Records Act 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In addition, Sanitize Processing Contact surface Type N – for infusions Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods DPH-17-010E Primary panel Verification Harvest Batch Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Validation UID Bureau Small Indoor Specialty Cottage Indoor Edible cannabis product Topical cannabis product Net weight Pest Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Cultivation Monitor Adulterated Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Product Identity Ingredient Proposition 65 warning statement Applicant products similar to traditional food products prohibited Hazard Medium Outdoor Department Quarantine Batch CBD from industrial hemp Kief Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Labeling Small Outdoor Allergen cross-contact Track-and-trace systems Adult-use Market Watts per square foot track and trace system In-process material Processor Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Microorganisms Environmental pathogen Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) infused pre-rolls Nonmanufactured cannabis product Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Informational panel Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Adequate package flower or pre-rolls Personnel Quality control personnel Dried flower Holding Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) list of cannabis manufacturers Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Unique identifier Type P – for packaging and labeling only adulteration Volatile solvent Cannabis product Finished product Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Licensee Serving Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Commercial cannabis activity MCSB 90-day extension periods Extraction cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Outdoor cultivation Distribution Lot Infusion Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Raw material Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type 10 (Retailer) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Limited-access area Mixed-light Tier 2 Nursery Immature plant Manufacturer licensee Premises Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Theoretical yield Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Allergen THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Qualified individual alternate use of a manufacturing premises infused butters and oils as concentrates Actual yield cannabis concentrates Specialty Cottage Outdoor Cultivation site gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Component Request for Live Scan Medium Indoor Nonvolatile solvent Track and trace system Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Process Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Mixed-light cultivation Mature plant Pre-roll Manufacture Type 11 (Distributor) Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Flowering Canopy Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Wet weight Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Indoor cultivation CBD 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) Processing aid Specialty Indoor Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Pathogen Specialty Outdoor Quality control operation Preventive controls Package Quality Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Mixed-light Tier 1 M-license Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) THC Universal symbol and more.

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