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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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sales of cannabis goods MCSB’s temporary license application structure and formation documents child-resistant packaging 2020 resolutions testing lab infusion Industrial Hemp Advisory Board investment into a commercial cannabis business 2020 new laws workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control evidence of rehabilitation 2020 regulations waste management laws shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit written procedures for inventory control convicted of a substantially related crime ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS adult-use commercial cannabis activity equity interest in a commercial cannabis business cannabis market licensed cannabis distributors commercial cannabis activity testing methods list of artificial food colorings Distributor transport California Public Records Act ingredient list cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale inhalable cannabis no added caffeine 2020 problems manned motor vehicle cultivation diagram of the 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Type 6) transporting cannabis goods Completed Temporary License Application Form inventory immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery topicals at least 20% ownership interest medicinal and adult-use or both markets ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation paper inserted into the packaging managing member Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 California Department of Public Health capsules regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis commercial cannabis manufacturers local jurisdiction’s requirements sugar Temporary License Application Information delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods manufacture cannabis products extracts CDPH-9041 Microbial Impurities Testing (A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. niger, A. terreus) surety bond and more.

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

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