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Rule 3796:6-3-03 | Hours of operation.


(A) A dispensary shall:

(1) Conspicuously post the hours of operation of the dispensary at all public entrances to the dispensary; and

(2) Clearly state the hours of operation of the dispensary in all advertising for the dispensary.

(B) A dispensary shall not sell, serve, or dispense medical marijuana at any time other than between the hours of seven am EST and nine pm EST.

(C) A dispensary shall be open for qualifying patients and caregivers to purchase medical marijuana for a minimum of thirty-five hours a week, except as otherwise authorized by the state board of pharmacy.

(D) A dispensary that closes during its normal hours of operation shall implement procedures to notify qualifying patients and caregivers of when the dispensary will resume normal hours of operation. Such procedures may include, but are not limited to, telephone system messages and conspicuously posted signs. If the dispensary is, or will be, closed during its normal business hours for longer than two days, the dispensary shall immediately notify the state board of pharmacy.

(E) A dispensary location must have at least two employees physically present at the dispensary location during all hours that the dispensary is open. At least one of those employees shall be a dispensary key employee.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3796.04
Amplifies: 3796.04
Five Year Review Date: 9/8/2022