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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 supplemental label Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) microbusinesses potentially-hazardous foods government warning statement label amount of sodium access to the area(s) mandated warning statements Fingerprints product as a candy prohibited CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Local Authorization product guidelines track and trace system 2021 important information final form regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Retailer (Type 10) Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates 2021 fines Premises Diagram Moisture Content Testing protocol infusion manufacturing activities Cannabinoids Testing ingredient list packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods alcoholic beverages requiring refrigeration Conducting quality assurance review of cannabis goods cannabis industries 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Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) 120 days THC levels the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) disposal Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) surety bond motor carrier permit period of 120 days cannabis waste edible products Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) Licensee Information 2021 regulations 2021 recent news disposal and destruction methods Manufacturing (non-volatile) public health and safety licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers local jurisdiction authorization Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act waste management laws transport cannabis goods to retailer procedures for inventory control manned motor vehicle ownership premises is not within a Government Microbusiness security manufacturers who package for other producers at least 20% ownership interest Edibles– Products regulatory framework purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands tamper-evident 600 foot radius of a 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In addition, Type N – for infusions Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type 11 (Distributor) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Quality Wet weight UID Cultivation site Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Ingredient Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Unique identifier Specialty Indoor Immature plant Processor Sanitize Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Specialty Cottage Outdoor Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 infused pre-rolls Net weight Contact surface Adult-use Market Flowering Mixed-light cultivation Mixed-light Tier 2 Premises Raw material DPH-17-010E Quarantine Outdoor cultivation Cannabis product M-license Microorganisms infused butters and oils as concentrates Preventive controls Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Extraction MCSB 90-day extension periods Allergen Limited-access area package flower or pre-rolls Lot Allergen cross-contact Track-and-trace systems Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Verification Watts per square foot Pathogen Kief Serving Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Track and trace system Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Department Monitor Nonvolatile solvent Volatile solvent adulteration Finished product Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Nonmanufactured cannabis product Quality control personnel track and trace system Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 In-process material Actual yield Topical cannabis product Pest Product Identity Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Harvest Batch Pre-roll CBD Cultivation Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Informational panel Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Batch Quality control operation cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Adequate Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Mixed-light Tier 1 Qualified individual Labeling Bureau Universal symbol Specialty Outdoor Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Distribution Type 10 (Retailer) Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Package Holding Primary panel Theoretical yield Mature plant Indoor cultivation Hazard THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Request for Live Scan Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Commercial cannabis activity Nursery 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) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Edible cannabis product Environmental pathogen Medium Indoor Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Dried flower Applicant Specialty Cottage Indoor Proposition 65 warning statement Licensee Process Component Small Outdoor Personnel Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) THC Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Manufacturer licensee CBD from industrial hemp Medium Outdoor Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Manufacture list of cannabis manufacturers Adulterated Type 12 (Microbusiness) alternate use of a manufacturing premises Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Validation Processing aid Small Indoor Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Processing Canopy Infusion cannabis concentrates and more.

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