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


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