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


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