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Rule 3796:6-3-04 | Procedures when dispensary is closed.


(A) During times when a dispensary is closed, it shall be securely locked and equipped with an alarm system approved by the state board of pharmacy. Such alarm shall be activated and operated separately from any other alarm system at the dispensary and shall be able to immediately detect entrance to the dispensary at times when it is closed.

(1) Keys and access codes to the alarm system shall be controlled in such a manner so as to prevent access to the dispensary by anyone other than authorized dispensary key employees.

(2) Only a dispensary key employee shall have the authority to deactivate the alarm system.

(B) During times when a dispensary is closed, it shall have an operating surveillance system in accordance with rule 3796:6-3-16 of the Administrative Code.

(1) The surveillance system shall either collect and store video surveillance on a twenty-four-hour basis; or

(2) It shall live-stream on a twenty-four-hour basis and be capable of activation when the motion is detected and when the dispensarys security system detects an intrusion. All motion detection delay systems shall carry a filter time of no less than six seconds.

(C) A dispensary shall store medical marijuana in an approved safe or approved vault within a restricted access area.

(D) A dispensary shall not sell medical marijuana when the dispensary is closed.

(E) A designated representative shall notify the state board of pharmacy immediately upon discovery of any unauthorized access at the dispensary.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3796.04
Amplifies: 3796.04
Five Year Review Date: 3/7/2023