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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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Licensing division secured area no infusion of alcohol commercial cannabis manufacturing California Department of Public Health (CDPH) A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) commercial kitchens final form labels not be attractive conducting quality assurance review Vehicle Requirements mandated warning statements 100 mg of THC per package Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) hydrocarbon-based solvents exit packaging highly-concentrated oils or waxes CDTFA seller’s permit Business Information Mechanical medicinal and adult-use or both markets Track and Trace Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates packaging Premises diagram edible products Moisture Content Testing and more.

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

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