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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 mandated warning statements retailers Seller’s permit number activity for a period of 120 days sanitary workplaces Financial Interest track and trace system Cultivation less than 10,000 shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit small product packaging at least 20% ownership interest cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale operating procedures licensed physical location (premises) 2021 important information M-license 600 foot radius of a school an officer or director of a cannabis business local jurisdiction’s requirements A-license and an M-license Labor peace agreement Temporary License Application Premises diagram extraction testing methods Individual Owner Proposed Section 40133 Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Business Organizational Premises Information security Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 supplemental label Transport vehicles alarm system re-sealable public health and 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In addition, infused butters and oils as concentrates Contact surface Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Nonmanufactured cannabis product Request for Live Scan Specialty Outdoor Personnel Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Limited-access area Quality control operation Edible cannabis product Type P – for packaging and labeling only Canopy Topical cannabis product adulteration Component Microorganisms Nonvolatile solvent Department Bureau Indoor cultivation Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type P Packaging & Labeling Only UID Cannabis product Flowering 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 12 (Microbusiness) Mixed-light Tier 1 Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Cultivation site Commercial cannabis activity Type 11 (Distributor) Mixed-light cultivation Cultivation Hazard gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Lot Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Allergen cross-contact Qualified individual Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents cannabis concentrates Monitor Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Nursery Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Pathogen MCSB 90-day extension periods Pest CBD from industrial hemp Manufacture Processor Finished product Sanitize Applicant Medium Outdoor Dried flower THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Pre-roll Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Cottage Indoor Kief Batch Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Processing Process THC Net weight Wet weight Package Raw material Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Environmental pathogen package flower or pre-rolls Infusion Theoretical yield DPH-17-010E CBD Quality control personnel Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type 10 (Retailer) Serving Adequate list of cannabis manufacturers Adult-use Market Harvest Batch M-license Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Medium Indoor Informational panel Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Small Outdoor Holding Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Allergen Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods products similar to traditional food products prohibited Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Track and trace system Validation Preventive controls Volatile solvent Specialty Cottage Outdoor Mixed-light Tier 2 Manufacturer licensee Proposition 65 warning statement Labeling Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Ingredient track and trace system Immature plant Distribution Type N – for infusions Premises Universal symbol Actual yield cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Watts per square foot Product Identity Specialty Indoor Small Indoor Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Quarantine Outdoor cultivation Unique identifier Quality Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Verification alternate use of a manufacturing premises Track-and-trace systems Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Primary panel Adulterated In-process material Processing aid Extraction Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Mature plant Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Licensee infused pre-rolls Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) and more.

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