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MANUFACTURED CANNABIS SAFETY BRANCH Cannabis Manufacturing Identifying information packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) remove THC/CBD Individual Owner immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery designated structure Premises Information Transport vehicles alarm system 2024 fines vape cartridges diagram of the business’s layout carbohydrates and fat per serving at least 99% purity workshops hosted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control the commercial medicinal and adult-use (recreational) packaging and labeling requirements 2024 proposed changes good manufacturing practices Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) financial interest holder manufacturers who package for other producers Microbial Impurities Testing (Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp.) volatile solvent edible products public health and safety definition of owner activity for a period of 120 days informational panel supply chains for 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