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


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