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of Cannabis Control (BCC) public health and safety Non-Storefront Retailer (Type 9) nonlaboratory quality control California Public Records Act sales of cannabis goods Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing transportation of cannabis goods licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories tamper-evident CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Transition Period regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California microbusinesses required limits sampling standards 2019 problems Financial Interest payable to the state of California testing lab 2019 updates Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act at least 99% purity shares of stock that are less than 5% of the total shares in a publicly traded company separate applications MCSB’s temporary license application alcoholic beverages edibles packaging opaque manufacturers who package for other producers ANTICIPATED ANNUAL (NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS packaging and labeling 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Bond and Insurance Information Type S share facility space stickers finished product California Department of Public Health (CDPH) motor carrier permit medicinal and adult-use markets health impacts of cannabis Mycotoxins Testing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 2019 proposed changes Form # CDPH-9041 cannabis products in container or wrapper for sale activity for a period of 120 days supply chain convicted of a substantially related crime Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises Bond in the amount of $5,000 Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch valid waiver Licensee Lookup Tool Identifying information inventory and quality control cannabis plants licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers Licensee Information recordkeeping commercial cannabis manufacturing immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery evidence of rehabilitation vape 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