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

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