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


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