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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
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis


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days sampling standards alcoholic beverages operating premises 2020 proposed changes Extractions using CO2 paper inserted into the packaging tobacco products ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Cannabinoids Testing Seller’s permit number required limits Microbusiness licenses for both medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing at the same premises licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories Moisture Content Testing dried flower CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company shared-use manufacturing facilities purchasing cannabis products on tribal lands inventory and quality control Carbon Dioxide (CO2) cannabis cartoons hang tag or a peel-back label hydrocarbon-based solvents pre-made or purchased ownership premises is not within a Government Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 Financial information public 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In addition, Infusion Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Specialty Indoor Theoretical yield infused butters and oils as concentrates Cannabis product Preventive controls Sanitize Lot Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Mixed-light Tier 1 Process Allergen Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Volatile solvent Allergen cross-contact track and trace system Validation Track and trace system THC Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Nonmanufactured cannabis product package flower or pre-rolls Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Adulterated Nursery Premises Outdoor cultivation Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Mature plant UID M-license Microorganisms MCSB 90-day extension periods Hazard Personnel Department Distribution Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Monitor infused pre-rolls Actual yield Batch Manufacture Commercial cannabis activity Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Topical cannabis product Primary panel Processor Small Outdoor Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) In-process material Informational panel Pre-roll Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) alternate use of a manufacturing premises Universal symbol Mixed-light Tier 2 Dried flower Quality control personnel Ingredient Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents 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 P Packaging & Labeling Only Specialty Cottage Outdoor Indoor cultivation Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) DPH-17-010E Processing aid list of cannabis manufacturers Pest Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Extraction CBD Flowering Proposition 65 warning statement Medium Indoor Labeling Mixed-light cultivation Manufacturer licensee Unique identifier Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Applicant Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Bureau Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Package cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Quality Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Quarantine gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Component Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Specialty Outdoor Adequate Type 11 (Distributor) Pathogen Specialty Cottage Indoor Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 adulteration Request for Live Scan Qualified individual Verification Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Type N – for infusions cannabis concentrates Holding Environmental pathogen Contact surface Finished product Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Quality control operation Licensee Type 10 (Retailer) Kief Small Indoor products similar to traditional food products prohibited Harvest Batch Edible cannabis product Wet weight Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Cultivation site Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Adult-use Market Type P – for packaging and labeling only Raw material Serving Track-and-trace systems Limited-access area Product Identity Watts per square foot Medium Outdoor Cultivation Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Canopy Nonvolatile solvent Processing Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Immature plant Net weight CBD from industrial hemp and more.


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