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(NONTEMPORARY) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Percentage of ownership Form # CDPH-9041 annual license application Food-grade Butter/Oil Identifying information labeling Criminal History Transition Period sales of cannabis goods Owner commercial cannabis activity medicinal and adult-use cannabis manufacturing identity of the product contaminants 2018 new laws cultivation (on an area less than 10,000 square feet) at least 20% ownership interest medicinal and adult-use or both markets Local Jurisdictions inhalable cannabis labels not be attractive dried flower state cannabis licensing 100 mg of THC per package transportation and security edible products member manager 2018 revisions inventory and quality control immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery supply chains for medicinal and adult-use cannabis products cannabis adult-use products Temporary License Application Information evidence of rehabilitation limited to a maximum of 10 mg of THC per serving 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