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


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