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

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Last updated on February 13, 2019



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