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

Bureau of Cannabis Control
Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division California Department of Public Health (CDPH) disposal labels not be attractive manufacturing activities written procedures for inventory control Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) local jurisdiction authorization Extractions using CO2 600 foot radius of a school licensed cannabis cultivators Business Organizational remove THC/CBD hydrocarbon-based solvents 2021 resolutions Heavy Metals Testing Seller’s permit number Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) state cannabis licensing 2021 regulations definition of owner amount of sodium product guidelines packaging Owner Terpenoids Testing operating premises 2021 fines Industrial Hemp Advisory Board laboratory quality assurance ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) 120 days stickers medicinal and adult-use or both markets Personnel Requirements disposal and destruction methods track and trace system period of 120 days 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and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) child-resistant packaging commercial cannabis manufacturers licensed premises Type S share facility space Mechanical adult-use commercial cannabis activity 600-foot radius of a school labeling Percentage of ownership Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch evidence of rehabilitation emergency regulations Retailer (nonstorefront) convicted of a substantially related crime cannabis sales and/or consumption licensed cannabis manufacturers cannabis cultivation licensing secondary package dried flower cannabis industries property for the commercial cannabis activity Proposition 65 Criminal History manufacture cannabis products minimum standards for extraction processes supply chain Fingerprints Ethanol Distributor transport manufacturing cannabis products cultivation commercial cannabis manufacturing in California inhalable cannabis cannabis training A-license and an M-license medicinal commercial cannabis activity packaging and labeling requirements California 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