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

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Last updated on June 18, 2018



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