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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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Regulation and Safety Act of 2015 local jurisdiction Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) disposal and destruction methods Labor peace agreement disclosure of all criminal convictions government warning statement label manufacturer's name nonlaboratory quality control Proposed Section 40133 Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) payable to the state of California Heavy Metals Testing Vehicle Requirements California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Local Authorization Attachment 2019 important information procedures for inventory control California Department of Public Health M-licensees Butane/Hexane/Propane no infusion of nicotine laboratory quality assurance Seller’s permit number periods of 90 days extensions no added caffeine Food-grade Butter/Oil and more.

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Last updated on August 17, 2019

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