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

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