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


(A) A dispensary shallconspicuously post the hours of operation of the dispensary at all public entrances to the dispensary and on the dispensary's website homepage if one is maintained by the dispensary.

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

(1) Changes in the dispensary hours of operation shall be submitted to and approved by the board prior to hours of operation being modified, except as provided in paragraph (D) of this rule.

(2) Requests for modification of hours of operation shall be submitted on a form determined by the board no less than seven days prior to the requested modification of hours of operation go into effect.

(3) The dispensary must maintain approved hours for no less than thirty days before submitting a request to change hours, unless approved due to unusual circumstances as determined by the board.

(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.

Last updated July 11, 2022 at 1:27 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3796.04
Amplifies: 3796.04
Five Year Review Date: 7/11/2027
Prior Effective Dates: 9/8/2017