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


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