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

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