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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 Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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primary panel requirements Business Organizational Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 manufacturing Personnel Requirements cannabis plants Cultivation less than 10,000 Licensees Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch cannabis waste remove THC/CBD purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands Butane/Hexane/Propane Premises Information emergency regulations ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS sugar licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Local Authorization opaque exit package testing of cannabis goods payable to the state of California Form # CDPH-9041 dried flower Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 identity of the product BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL loop system Business Information Labor peace agreement cannabis adult-use products 2019 important information 2019 revisions limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving exception for testing laboratories conditional license 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In addition, Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 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) Personnel Mixed-light Tier 1 Mixed-light cultivation track and trace system alternate use of a manufacturing premises Pest Topical cannabis product Medium Indoor Informational panel Bureau Processor Distribution Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Department M-license Specialty Cottage Indoor package flower or pre-rolls Theoretical yield Verification Lot Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Finished product Qualified individual Wet weight Indoor cultivation Limited-access area Premises Flowering Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Labeling Unique identifier Monitor Track-and-trace systems Type 10 (Retailer) Edible cannabis product Dried flower Product Identity Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Canopy Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Manufacture Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) UID Harvest Batch Nursery Extraction Package Immature plant Sanitize Environmental pathogen DPH-17-010E Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Nonvolatile solvent adulteration Serving Cultivation site Nonmanufactured cannabis product THC Kief THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Quarantine Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Quality control operation Type 12 (Microbusiness) Licensee Ingredient Hazard Specialty Cottage Outdoor Cannabis product Component Processing Applicant Mixed-light Tier 2 Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Type N – for infusions Adequate Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Request for Live Scan Microorganisms gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Raw material Pre-roll Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Manufacturer licensee Track and trace system Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents MCSB 90-day extension periods Infusion Primary panel infused pre-rolls Processing aid Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) CBD Validation Watts per square foot Allergen cross-contact Actual yield Mature plant products similar to traditional food products prohibited In-process material Contact surface Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Small Indoor Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) cannabis concentrates Preventive controls CBD from industrial hemp Holding Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Proposition 65 warning statement Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Quality Net weight Adulterated Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Specialty Outdoor infused butters and oils as concentrates Pathogen Medium Outdoor Type 11 (Distributor) Adult-use Market Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Quality control personnel Batch Volatile solvent Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Outdoor cultivation Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Commercial cannabis activity list of cannabis manufacturers Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Allergen Small Outdoor Specialty Indoor Cultivation Universal symbol Process and more.

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