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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 Universal Symbol for Cannabis
California Universal Symbol for Cannabis

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packaging manufacturing (Level 1 manufacturing, Type 6) commercial cannabis activity 600-foot radius of a school disposal and destruction methods ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles licensing scheme Premises Diagram Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) 120 days aggregate interest of 20% or more Temporary Cannabis Event Physical address required limits 2024 problems Distributor Transport Only testing of cannabis goods entry into the legal, regulated market access to the area(s) Labor peace agreement manufacture cannabis products retailers evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) Terpenoids Testing disclosure of all criminal convictions A-license Arranging for laboratory testing packaging and labeling shared-use manufacturing facilities payable to the state of California distributors Mechanical manufacturing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 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