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package packaging and labeling identity of the product Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control licensing cannabis microbusinesses equity interest in a commercial cannabis business 2019 revisions 600-foot radius of a school The California Department of Public Health's manned motor vehicle operating premises 2019 resolutions periods of 90 days extensions ownership premises is not within a Government manufacture cannabis products good manufacturing practices inventory Bond and Insurance Information Financial information secured area requiring refrigeration packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls product guidelines manufacturers who package for other producers commercial kitchens highly-concentrated THC/CBD such as oil, wax and resin Transition Period BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL Percentage of ownership labels not be attractive packaging and labeling requirements M-licensees investment into a commercial cannabis business transport cannabis goods to retailer 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