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This site focuses or refers to information and services regarding CALIFORNIA BUREAU OF CANNABIS CONTROL California Department of Public Health Water Activity Testing of Solid or Semi-Solid Edibles government warning statement label regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis in California cannabis event organizer license no infusion of nicotine must enter certain events sampling standards contaminant free inhalable cannabis A-license and an M-license for the same commercial cannabis activity packaging and labeling requirements for pre-rolls hang tag or a peel-back label product formulation Food-grade Butter/Oil Ethanol 2019 laws retailers ownership premises is not within a Government licensing cannabis retailers cannabis adult-use products Track and Trace distributors transport cannabis goods to retailer Retailer (Type 10) Local Authorization cannabis market temporary license transportation and security Type S share facility space onsite sale and consumption of cannabis goods 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