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

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