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

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


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