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

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Last updated on October 13, 2019



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