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

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