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New Millennium Research for Cannabis Compliance - Business License Updates & Information



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

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