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

California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding 100 mg of THC per package re-sealable THC levels amount of sodium sanitary workplaces Fingerprints Financial Interest Manufacturing (non-volatile) shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company manufacturing activities separate applications Carbon Dioxide (CO2) list of artificial food colorings comply with all packaging and labeling requirements minimum standards for extraction processes labeling pre-made or purchased premises diagram aggregate interest of 20% or more cannabis cartoons Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act security meat and seafood, and other products testing laboratories Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division supplemental label commercial cannabis manufacturing in California 600-foot radius of a school allergen information licensed cannabis manufacturers evidence of rehabilitation diagram of the business’s layout Transport vehicles alarm system microbusinesses M-licensees 2021 important information Seller’s permit number cannabis cultivation licensing regulatory framework Heavy Metals Testing product as a candy prohibited MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market local jurisdiction’s ordinances and regulations Retailer (Type 10) nonlaboratory quality control Local Authorization Attachment must enter certain events carbohydrates and fat per serving compliance with local jurisdiction exception for testing laboratories quality control child-resistant packaging transport cannabis goods to retailer ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation vape cartridges retailers licensing scheme California Department of Public Health commercial cannabis manufacturing licensed premises limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package Owner government warning statement label labels not be attractive highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin surety bond 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