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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 Cannabis Consultants
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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

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