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recent california business licensing news and updates This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Cannabis Act of 2016 local jurisdiction’s requirements Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) California Public Records Act disposal and destruction methods carbohydrates and fat per serving licensed cannabis distributors infusion required limits extraction child-resistant packaging A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity amount of THC/CBD per serving and per package transportation of cannabis goods Category I Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing Retailer (Type 10) Proposition 65 Moisture Content Testing ownership premises is not within a Government extracts Percentage of ownership destruction of cannabis goods no infusion of nicotine licensing cannabis microbusinesses evidence of rehabilitation limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving payable to the state of California Mechanical 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In addition, CBD from industrial hemp Validation Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Monitor Premises Type P – for packaging and labeling only Net weight Specialty Cottage Outdoor Adult-use Market cannabis concentrates Component Small Outdoor Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) UID Lot Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Adequate Environmental pathogen Processing Type N – for infusions Finished product Type 10 (Retailer) Nursery Specialty Indoor Microorganisms Kief Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Processor Applicant Cultivation Canopy list of cannabis manufacturers Actual yield Track-and-trace systems Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Mature plant Outdoor cultivation Informational panel Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Specialty Outdoor Type 11 (Distributor) Licensee Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Medium Outdoor Pest Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Immature plant THC Volatile solvent Personnel Limited-access area infused pre-rolls Preventive controls infused butters and oils as concentrates Harvest Batch Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) 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) Bureau Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Flowering Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Allergen Cannabis product Department Raw material Process Mixed-light Tier 1 Request for Live Scan Nonmanufactured cannabis product Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Contact surface Mixed-light cultivation package flower or pre-rolls Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Dried flower Holding Package Hazard cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Indoor cultivation adulteration Distribution Allergen cross-contact Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Topical cannabis product Extraction CBD Medium Indoor Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Small Indoor Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 DPH-17-010E Product Identity Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Batch gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Universal symbol Labeling THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Unique identifier Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Theoretical yield Serving Adulterated Pathogen Wet weight Verification Mixed-light Tier 2 Nonvolatile solvent Type 12 (Microbusiness) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Quality control personnel Infusion Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Quality Ingredient In-process material Pre-roll Sanitize Proposition 65 warning statement Qualified individual MCSB 90-day extension periods Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Cultivation site Quarantine Specialty Cottage Indoor Manufacture Track and trace system Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) track and trace system Primary panel Edible cannabis product alternate use of a manufacturing premises M-license Processing aid Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Watts per square foot Commercial cannabis activity Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Manufacturer licensee Quality control operation and more.

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