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10) LICENSE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS product as a candy prohibited highly-concentrated oils or waxes 2,000 mg of THC per package for the medicinal-use market Transport vehicles alarm system Premises Diagram licensed physical location (premises) shaped like a human, animal, insect, or fruit definition of owner Manufactured Cannabis Licensing System (MCLS) child-resistant outer package period of 120 days shipping manifest regulations for medicinal and adult-use cannabis immature live plants and seeds being transported from a licensed nursery CO2 and ethanol extractions no infusion of alcohol cannabis industries equity interest in a commercial cannabis business Completed Temporary License Application Form Category II Residual Pesticides Testing licensed premises access to the area(s) manufacturing practices vape cartridges consumption of alcohol or tobacco Live Scans for each owner cannabis waste licensed cannabis distributors persons with a financial interest in the cannabis business 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