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

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