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

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