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

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