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Information motor carrier permit quality control commercial kitchens Distributor Transport Only Category II Residual Pesticides Testing Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Licensees equity interest in a commercial cannabis business LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Butane/Hexane/Propane manufacturer's name licensed cannabis manufacturers requiring refrigeration loan provided to a commercial cannabis business sanitary and hazard-free environment The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS packaging commercial cannabis activity topicals retailers paper inserted into the packaging testing of cannabis goods disposal waste disposal Financial information payable to the state of California Distributor transport Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control security and cannabis waste disposal finished product Temporary Cannabis Event shared-use manufacturing facilities extraction hang tag or a 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