Rule 3796:6-2-06 | Final inspection and certificate of operation for medical marijuana dispensaries.
(A) A provisional dispensary licensee shall notify the board once it is capable of operating in accordance with Chapter 3796. of the Revised Code and this division, and before dispensing any medical marijuana. Before such notification, the provisional dispensary licensee must:
(1) Name a designated representative, in compliance with rule 3796:6-3-05 of the Administrative Code and attest that fingerprint impressions for a criminal background check pursuant to rule 3796:6-2-07 of the Administrative Code have been submitted;
(2) Comply with the representations made in the application submitted by the provisional dispensary licensee that was awarded the provisional dispensary license.
(B) Within thirty calendar days of notification an inspection of the dispensary shall be conducted in order to confirm that the dispensary is capable of operating in accordance with Chapter 3796. of the Revised Code and this division.
(C) After receiving notice of a satisfactory final inspection from the state board of pharmacy, the dispensary shall submit to the state board of pharmacy payment of the fee required under rule 3796:6-5-01 of the Administrative Code for a certificate of operation. The initial certificate of operation shall be effective from the date the certificate is issued until the expiration date of the first day of July of each odd-numbered year. Initial certificates of operation awarded on or after the first day of April of each odd-numbered year shall receive an expiration date of the first day of July of the next odd-numbered year.
(D) A dispensary may begin purchasing medical marijuana to be dispensed only after receipt of a medical marijuana dispensary certificate of operation issued by the state board of pharmacy.
(E) If a satisfactory final inspection is not issued by the state board of pharmacy, the dispensary will be notified of necessary corrective actions. Such corrections must be made within thirty calendar days of receipt of notification of necessary corrections.
(F) A certificate of operation shall allow the licensed dispensary to operate at a single location. No owner, as defined under rule 3796:6-2-03 of the Administrative Code, shall be issued more than five dispensary certificates of operation at any time, unless authorized by the state board of pharmacy.
(G) A certificate of operation is valid only for the collective owners, as defined under rule 3796:6-2-03 of the Administrative Code, premises and name designated on the certificate of operation and location for which it is issued. A dispensary may not transfer or assign a certificate of operation, except as otherwise provided in this division.
Last updated February 14, 2022 at 8:57 AM