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area less than 10,000 square feet) destruction of cannabis goods licensing and regulating commercial cannabis manufacturers product guidelines Criminal History CO2 and ethanol extractions local jurisdiction’s requirements hang tag or a peel-back label list of artificial food colorings mandated warning statements Category I Residual Pesticides Testing transportation and security Local Issuing Authority operating premises must enter certain events waste management laws Bond in the amount of $5,000 commercial cannabis activity Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) Application Checklist child-resistant outer package Carbon Dioxide (CO2) The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) requiring refrigeration Physical address basic nutritional information 2018 regulations Labor peace agreement hydrocarbon-based solvents evidence of the legal right to occupy the premises topicals licensing cannabis third-party testing laboratories regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis local 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In addition, Pest Mixed-light Tier 1 Finished product Type 4 (Cultivation; Nursery) Holding cakes, cookies, beverages and juices, tea and coffee, chocolates, gummies, gum, and mints Universal symbol Bureau 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) THC limit of 10 milligrams per serving and 100 milligrams per package infused butters and oils as concentrates Type 14 (Cannabis Event Organizer) Preventive controls Indoor cultivation Unique identifier Manufacture Pathogen Type 1A (Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small) Labeling Actual yield Verification Type 2A (Cultivation; Indoor; Small) Limited-access area Monitor Type S (coming soon, shared-use manufacturing facilities) Harvest Batch Ingredient Dried flower Net weight Type 7 (Manufacturer 2) Extraction: Volatile Solvents Cultivation UID Serving Small Mixed-Light Tier 2 Raw material Manufacturer licensee Type 9 (Non-Storefront Retailer) Commercial-grade, non-residential door lock Informational panel Medium Outdoor Department Topical cannabis product Primary panel Environmental pathogen Type 5B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Large) Type 3 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium) Type 3B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium) Component Type P Packaging & Labeling Only Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 2 Type 12 (Microbusiness) Type 3A (Cultivation; Indoor; Medium) Hazard Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 1 CBD adulteration Processing aid Medium Mixed-Light Tier 2 Edible cannabis product Package Small Mixed-Light Tier 1 cannabis concentrates Extraction Quarantine Validation DPH-17-010E Qualified individual Type 1 (Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small) Theoretical yield Small Outdoor Type 2 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Small) Type N – for infusions Distribution Sanitize Cannabis product Type 1C (Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small) Specialty Cottage Mixed-Light Tier 1 Watts per square foot Adequate Cultivation site Commercial cannabis activity Track-and-trace systems Track and trace system Specialty Outdoor Mixed-light cultivation Premises Process Lot Type 1B (Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small) Quality control personnel Flowering Infusion Canopy In-process material Small Indoor Request for Live Scan Nonmanufactured cannabis product Type 13 (Distributor Transport Only) Adulterated Type 11 (Distributor) Type N Infusions (optional packaging and labeling) THC Microorganisms Type P – for packaging and labeling only Mixed-light Tier 2 Type 7 – for extraction using a volatile solvent (ex: butane, propane and hexane) gross annual revenue for first year in operation under MAUCRSA Type 2B (Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small) list of cannabis manufacturers Specialty Cottage Outdoor Applicant alternate use of a manufacturing premises Specialty Indoor Outdoor cultivation Type 10 (Retailer) Medium Mixed-Light Tier 1 Processor Medium Indoor Licensee Type 5A (Cultivation; Indoor; Large) Allergen cross-contact Wet weight Batch CBD from industrial hemp Volatile solvent Quality Product Identity track and trace system Personnel MCSB 90-day extension periods package flower or pre-rolls Proposition 65 warning statement Immature plant Nursery Type 6 (Manufacturer 1) Extraction: Non-volatile Solvents, Mechanical Methods Specialty Mixed-Light Tier 2 Pre-roll Allergen Adult-use Market Mature plant Kief Type 5 (Cultivation; Outdoor; Large) Quality control operation Nonvolatile solvent Type 8 (Testing Laboratory) Processing Contact surface M-license infused pre-rolls Specialty Cottage Indoor products similar to traditional food products prohibited and more.

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Last updated on October 21, 2018



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