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review of cannabis goods property for the commercial cannabis activity commercial cannabis products entry into the legal, regulated market period of 120 days A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity cannabis training Retailer (nonstorefront) member manager manufacturing cannabis products 2019 revisions paper inserted into the packaging licensed premises CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL identity of the product 2019 proposed changes amount of sodium 600-foot radius of a school amount of THC content public health and safety Temporary event up to 4 days The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) temporary license A-license 2019 regulations Heavy Metals Testing manufacturers who package for other producers Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 nonlaboratory quality control Local Issuing Authority Bond and Insurance Information compliance with local jurisdiction evidence of rehabilitation access to the area(s) surety bond Bond in the amount of 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