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


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