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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
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review process Microbusiness cultivation transportation no infusion of alcohol sanitary and hazard-free environment mandated warning statements Mycotoxins Testing supplemental label local jurisdiction authorization procedures for inventory control consumption of alcohol or tobacco LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS commercial cannabis products certified by a California-licensed engineer scaled to the gross annual revenue of the licensed premises nonlaboratory quality control medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California Licensee Lookup Tool Licensee Information licensing cannabis distributors onsite consumption of cannabis goods retailers transportation and security paper inserted into the packaging Physical address identity of the product onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods labeling temporary license secondary packaging waste management laws Transport vehicles alarm system supply chains for medicinal and adult-use 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In addition, Theoretical yield Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Adequate Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Environmental pathogen Outdoor cultivation Quality Unique identifier Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Kief Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Allergen Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Quality control personnel M-license Edible cannabis product Ingredient package flower or pre-rolls Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Product Identity Applicant Type P – for packaging and labeling only Licensee Raw material Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Package Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Lot track and trace system Processor Department adulteration Holding Type N – for infusions Universal symbol Cannabis product Nonvolatile solvent THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Premises Track and trace system Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Mixed-light cultivation alternate use of a manufacturing premises products similar to traditional food products prohibited Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Request for Live Scan Mixed-light Tier 1 Canopy Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Nursery Primary panel Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 MCSB 90-day extension periods infused butters and oils as concentrates Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Bureau Batch Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Type 11 (Distributor) Finished product Limited-access area THC cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Flowering Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Indoor cultivation Specialty Cottage Outdoor Wet weight Contact surface Qualified individual In-process material Adult-use Market Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Outdoor Medium Indoor Allergen cross-contact Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Process list of cannabis manufacturers Actual yield Labeling Dried flower Nonmanufactured cannabis product Pest Topical cannabis product Processing aid Cultivation site Infusion gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA cannabis concentrates Immature plant Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Harvest Batch Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Small Indoor Distribution Type 10 (Retailer) Quality control operation Sanitize Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) infused pre-rolls Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) UID Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 CBD from industrial hemp Specialty Indoor Processing Microorganisms Manufacturer licensee Pathogen Personnel Adulterated Specialty Cottage Indoor Small Outdoor CBD Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Watts per square foot Commercial cannabis activity Monitor Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Cultivation DPH-17-010E Informational panel Component Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Serving Volatile solvent 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 8 (Testing Laboratory) Validation Verification Mixed-light Tier 2 Mature plant Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Preventive controls Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Manufacture Pre-roll Hazard Extraction Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Net weight Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Medium Outdoor Proposition 65 warning statement Track-and-trace systems Quarantine and more.


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