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

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


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