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

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