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

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