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recent california business licensing news and updates California Commercial Cannabis Licenses (Medicinal and Adult-use Recreational) include:

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


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