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jurisdiction’s requirements testing laboratories amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package amount of sodium commercial kitchens transportation and security operating procedures Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit infusion commercial cannabis manufacturing packaging Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Individual Owner destruction of cannabis goods final form Transition Period cannabis event organizer license conditional license stickers track and trace system ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS emergency regulations limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Physical address workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control secondary package tinctures Local Authorization 600-foot radius of a school health claims health impacts of cannabis 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