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

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