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

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Last updated on September 23, 2018



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