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of cannabis goods Temporary License Application Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch (MCSB) security access to the area(s) meat and seafood, and other products transportation and security exit packaging some nutritional facts packaging potentially-hazardous foods Premises Information surety bond Bond and Insurance Information Category II Residual Pesticides Testing at least 99% purity dried flower unique ID/batch number Category II Residual Solvents and Processing Chemicals Testing M-licensees property for the commercial cannabis activity product guidelines Operating Procedures medicinal and adult-use commercial cannabis activity product as a candy prohibited license review process manufacture cannabis products Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) final form immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery 600 foot radius of a school entry into the legal, regulated market cultivation testing of cannabis goods amount of THC content labels not be 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In addition, Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Type P Packaging & Labeling Only products similar to traditional food products prohibited 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) Flowering Outdoor cultivation Applicant Quarantine Cannabis product Mixed-light Tier 2 Processor CBD from industrial hemp Hazard Kief Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Quality control personnel Type 12 (Microbusiness) CBD Harvest Batch Licensee Quality Labeling Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) infused butters and oils as concentrates Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Contact surface Canopy Watts per square foot Type 11 (Distributor) Small Outdoor Batch Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Universal symbol Specialty Outdoor THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package track and trace system Net weight Microorganisms gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Ingredient Personnel Mature plant Nursery Cultivation Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Medium Outdoor Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) Mixed-light Tier 1 adulteration Serving Distribution Sanitize Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Indoor cultivation Type P – for packaging and labeling only Extraction MCSB 90-day extension periods Infusion Qualified individual Monitor Processing Pest Raw material Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Adult-use Market Dried flower Premises Package Pre-roll Type 10 (Retailer) Type N – for infusions cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Primary panel M-license Adulterated Track and trace system list of cannabis manufacturers Quality control operation Process DPH-17-010E Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Component Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Processing aid Small Indoor Cultivation site Manufacture Product Identity Holding Bureau Environmental pathogen Department UID Informational panel Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 Finished product Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Nonvolatile solvent Validation Specialty Cottage Indoor Specialty Indoor Allergen cross-contact Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) cannabis concentrates Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) THC Lot Actual yield infused pre-rolls In-process material Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Specialty Cottage Outdoor Request for Live Scan Commercial cannabis activity Adequate Limited-access area Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Unique identifier Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Volatile solvent Pathogen Mixed-light cultivation Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Wet weight Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 Track-and-trace systems package flower or pre-rolls Medium Indoor Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Verification Theoretical yield Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Topical cannabis product Nonmanufactured cannabis product Edible cannabis product Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Allergen Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 alternate use of a manufacturing premises Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Preventive controls Immature plant Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Manufacturer licensee Proposition 65 warning statement and more.


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