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


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