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


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