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(MAUCRSA) Arranging for laboratory testing Retailer (nonstorefront) volatile solvent Vehicle Requirements Edibles– Products Butane/Hexane/Propane Local Issuing Authority 2019 important information Incorporating THC/CBD concentrates Seller’s permit number commercial cannabis manufacturing Bond and Insurance Information BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company Licensee Lookup Tool immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California licensed cannabis distributors designated structure identity of the product Financial information manned motor vehicle ingredient list Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing division limited to a maximum of 1,000 mg per package contaminants Local Authorization Form # CDPH-9041 microbusinesses Proposition 65 THC levels chain of custody Cannabinoids Testing inventory and quality 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