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


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