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Resources for Cannabis Business License Compliance in California

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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least 20% ownership interest Form # CDPH-9041 Financial information licensed premises Physical address no infusion of nicotine carbohydrates and fat per serving security and cannabis waste disposal 2019 new laws alcoholic beverages onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods recordkeeping requiring refrigeration required limits product formulation small product packaging supplemental label commercial cannabis manufacturing activity exception for testing laboratories labels not be attractive California Department of Public Health ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Business and Professions Code section 26050.1 Water/Food-grade Dry Ice access to the area(s) commercial cannabis activity Completed Temporary License Application Form Cannabis Manufacturing operating premises managing member 2019 revisions Food-grade Butter/Oil cannabis event organizer license Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) transportation and security California Public Records Act online 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