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


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