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

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rehabilitation Premises diagram Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) quality control managing member mandated warning statements shipping manifest health claims surety bond Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles Physical address CDPH-issued universal symbol secondary package licensed cannabis distributors Food-grade Butter/Oil medicinal and adult use cannabis goods transported together member manager delivery vehicle $3,000 of cannabis goods 2019 issues Mechanical shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit Butane/Hexane/Propane 2019 recent news Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) designated structure allergen information Edibles– Products Local Jurisdictions A-licensees Financial Interest government warning statement label Completed Temporary License Application Form Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch 2019 new laws LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS testing lab child-resistant packaging cannabis cultivation licensing 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In addition, cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Qualified individual Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Proposition 65 warning statement Pest MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Limited-access area Serving Topical cannabis product Sanitize list of cannabis manufacturers Quality control personnel Wet weight Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) adulteration Universal symbol Actual yield THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Specialty Cottage Indoor Adequate Bureau Request for Live Scan Nonmanufactured cannabis product Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type P – for packaging and labeling only Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Volatile solvent Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Watts per square foot Processing Small Outdoor track and trace system Component Extraction Canopy Nursery Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods M-license Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) CBD from industrial hemp Medium Outdoor Medium Indoor UID Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Harvest Batch Manufacturer licensee Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) infused butters and oils as concentrates Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Quarantine Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Mixed-light cultivation Quality control operation Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Monitor Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Ingredient Type 10 (Retailer) 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) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Department Environmental pathogen In-process material Unique identifier alternate use of a manufacturing premises Track-and-trace systems Edible cannabis product Premises Informational panel Microorganisms Cannabis product Personnel Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Specialty Outdoor Immature plant gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Outdoor cultivation Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Commercial cannabis activity Type 11 (Distributor) Cultivation Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Adult-use Market Contact surface Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Finished product Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Preventive controls Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Manufacture Quality Applicant Adulterated Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 package flower or pre-rolls Product Identity Specialty Indoor CBD Allergen Licensee Infusion Raw material DPH-17-010E Hazard THC Indoor cultivation Cultivation site Labeling Batch Pre-roll Lot Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Nonvolatile solvent Package Processor Allergen cross-contact Flowering Type N – for infusions Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Distribution Kief Validation Mixed-light Tier 2 Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Dried flower Verification Mixed-light Tier 1 cannabis concentrates Process products similar to traditional food products prohibited Theoretical yield Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Primary panel Net weight Pathogen Holding Specialty Cottage Outdoor Processing aid Mature plant Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Track and trace system Small Indoor infused pre-rolls Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type 12 (Microbusiness) and more.


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