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

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Last updated on December 8, 2018



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