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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) amount of THC content Bond and Insurance Information at least 20% ownership interest temporary license Premises Information cannabis waste CO2 and ethanol extractions Owner commercial cannabis manufacturers CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing operating procedures Track and Trace dried flower MCSB The California Department of Public Health's licensing cannabis distributors Premises diagram periods of 90 days extensions cannabis market sanitary and hazard-free environment loop system sales of cannabis goods amount of sodium topicals manufacturing practices compliance with regulations paper inserted into the packaging California Public Records Act track and trace system MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories packaging opaque exit package tinctures Foreign Material Testing hydrocarbon-based solvents Licensee Information regulations for medicinal 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