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

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Last updated on December 9, 2018



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