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In addition, infused butters and oils as concentrates Wet weight adulteration Mixed-light cultivation package flower or pre-rolls Verification Nonvolatile solvent THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package Cultivation In-process material Nursery Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type 6 – for extraction using a mechanical method or non-volatile solvent (ex: CO2, ethanol, water, or food-grade dry ice, cooking oils or butter) Proposition 65 warning statement THC Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Qualified individual Batch Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Process Type 11 (Distributor) M-license Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Product Identity Processor Medium Outdoor Pre-roll Holding Cannabis product Serving Hazard Labeling Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Mixed-light Tier 2 UID Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Mixed-light Tier 1 Pathogen Monitor Extraction Component cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Allergen cross-contact Preventive controls Adequate Small Outdoor Premises Adulterated Personnel Department Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods cannabis concentrates Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) products similar to traditional food products prohibited Quarantine Infusion Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Processing aid infused pre-rolls Immature plant Informational panel Adult-use Market Commercial cannabis activity Processing Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Theoretical yield Volatile solvent Primary panel Specialty Indoor Lot Applicant Sanitize Flowering Ingredient Cultivation site Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Topical cannabis product Kief Unique identifier Specialty Cottage Outdoor Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Outdoor cultivation list of cannabis manufacturers Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Environmental pathogen Type P – for packaging and labeling only CBD from industrial hemp Net weight Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Specialty Cottage Indoor Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Distribution Bureau Mature plant Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 track and trace system Track and trace system Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Quality control personnel Indoor cultivation Dried flower MCSB 90-day extension periods DPH-17-010E Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Edible cannabis product Pest Package Canopy Nonmanufactured cannabis product Type 10 (Retailer) Universal symbol alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Request for Live Scan Small Indoor CBD Raw material Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Type N – for infusions Watts per square foot Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Validation Contact surface Actual yield Microorganisms Finished product Medium Indoor Harvest Batch Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Manufacturer licensee Specialty Outdoor Licensee Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Manufacture Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Allergen Limited-access area gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Track-and-trace systems Quality control operation Quality Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) and more.

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