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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 Business License Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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cannabis manufacturers Business Organizational secondary packaging Labor peace agreement exit packaging Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) CDPH-issued universal symbol CO2 and ethanol extractions at least 20% ownership interest supplemental label concentrate M-license structure and formation documents security and cannabis waste disposal Individual Owner nonlaboratory quality control Financial Interest CDPH-9041 Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 (PPPA) sugar Identifying information alcoholic beverages supply chain inventory and quality control allergen information valid waiver ingredient list basic nutritional information Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods consumption of alcohol or tobacco and more.

In addition, Universal symbol Raw material Quality Watts per square foot Pest Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Topical cannabis product Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) cannabis concentrates Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Type 10 (Retailer) Quarantine Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Track and trace system Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Actual yield Specialty Cottage Outdoor Mixed-light Tier 2 Specialty Indoor Department Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Net weight package flower or pre-rolls Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Qualified individual Environmental pathogen Product Identity Type N – for infusions Adult-use Market Distribution Volatile solvent Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Microorganisms Type 12 (Microbusiness) CBD Processor Flowering Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Preventive controls Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Mixed-light cultivation Nursery Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Canopy Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 DPH-17-010E Outdoor cultivation Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Labeling track and trace system Immature plant Personnel Allergen cross-contact Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock 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) Track-and-trace systems Specialty Cottage Indoor Pathogen Nonvolatile solvent Package Verification Quality control operation Wet weight infused butters and oils as concentrates Indoor cultivation Premises Contact surface Infusion Validation UID Allergen alternate use of a manufacturing premises THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Small Indoor Dried flower Monitor Serving Sanitize M-license Component Cultivation Cannabis product Primary panel products similar to traditional food products prohibited Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Holding Process adulteration Lot Type P – for packaging and labeling only Bureau Adequate Small Outdoor Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Harvest Batch Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Mature plant Hazard Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Ingredient Kief infused pre-rolls Quality control personnel Medium Outdoor Manufacturer licensee Pre-roll Informational panel Medium Indoor In-process material Nonmanufactured cannabis product Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Finished product Processing Limited-access area Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Unique identifier Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Type 11 (Distributor) Theoretical yield list of cannabis manufacturers Request for Live Scan Proposition 65 warning statement gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA CBD from industrial hemp Cultivation site Extraction Processing aid Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Manufacture THC Specialty Outdoor Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Applicant Commercial cannabis activity MCSB 90-day extension periods Adulterated Edible cannabis product Batch Mixed-light Tier 1 Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Licensee Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints and more.

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