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

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Last updated on December 13, 2019



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