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

California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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


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