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

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