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

Last updated on April 21, 2018

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