R9-17-316. Inventory Control System 2017-02-04T07:32:59+00:00

A. A dispensary shall designate in writing a dispensary agent who has oversight of the dispensary’s medical marijuana inventory control system.

B. A dispensary shall only acquire marijuana from:

1. The dispensary’s cultivation site,

2. Another dispensary or another dispensary’s cultivation site,

3 A qualifying patient authorized by the Department to cultivate marijuana, or

4 A designated caregiver authorized by the Department to cultivate marijuana.

C. A dispensary shall establish and implement an inventory control system for the dispensary’s medical marijuana that documents:

1. Each day’s beginning inventory, acquisitions, harvests, sales, disbursements, disposal of unusable marijuana, and ending inventory;

2. For acquiring medical marijuana from a qualifying patient or designated caregiver:

a. A description of the medical marijuana acquired including the amount and strain,

b. The name and registry identification number of the qualifying patient or designated caregiver who provided the medical marijuana,

c. The name and registry identification number of the dispensary agent receiving the medical marijuana on behalf of the dispensary, and

d. The date of acquisition;

3. For acquiring medical marijuana from another dispensary:

a. A description of the medical marijuana acquired including the amount, strain, and batch number;

b. The name and registry identification number of the dispensary and the dispensary agent providing the medical marijuana;

c. The name and registry identification number of the dispensary agent receiving the medical marijuana on behalf of the dispensary; and

d. The date of acquisition;

4. For each batch of marijuana cultivated:

a. The batch number;

b. Whether the batch originated from marijuana seeds or marijuana cuttings;

c. The origin and strain of the marijuana seeds or marijuana cuttings planted;

d. The number of marijuana seeds or marijuana cuttings planted;

e. The date the marijuana seeds or cuttings were planted;

f. A list of all chemical additives, including nonorganic pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers used in the cultivation;

g. The number of female plants grown to maturity;

h. Harvest information including:

i. Date of harvest,

ii. Final processed usable marijuana yield weight, and

iii. Name and registry identification number of the dispensary agent responsible for the harvest, and

i. The disposal of medical marijuana that is not usable marijuana including the:

i. Description of and reason for the marijuana being disposed of including, if applicable, the number of any male, failed, or other unusable plants;

ii. Date of disposal;

iii. Method of disposal; and

iv. Name and registry identification number of the dispensary agent responsible for the disposal;

5. For providing medical marijuana to another dispensary:

a. The amount, strain, and batch number of medical marijuana provided;

b. The name and registry identification number of the other dispensary;

c. The name and registry identification number of the dispensary agent who received the medical marijuana on behalf of the other dispensary; and

d. The date the medical marijuana was provided; and

6. For receiving edible food products infused with medical marijuana from another dispensary:

a. A description of the edible food products received from the dispensary including total weight of each edible food product and estimated amount and batch number of the medical marijuana infused in each edible food product;

b. Total estimated amount and batch number of medical marijuana infused in the edible food products;

c. The name and registry identification number of the:

i. Dispensary and the dispensary agent providing the edible food products to the receiving dispensary, and

ii. Dispensary agent receiving the edible food products on behalf of the receiving dispensary; and

d. The date the edible food products were provided to the dispensary.

D. The individual designated in subsection (A) shall conduct and document an audit of the dispensary’s inventory that is accounted for according to generally accepted accounting principles at least once every 30 calendar days.

1. If the audit identifies a reduction in the amount of medical marijuana in the dispensary’s inventory not due to documented causes, the dispensary shall determine where the loss has occurred and take and document corrective action.

2. If the reduction in the amount of medical marijuana in the dispensary’s inventory is due to suspected criminal activity by a dispensary agent, the dispensary shall report the dispensary agent to the Department and to the local law enforcement authorities.

E. A dispensary shall:

1. Maintain the documentation required in subsections (C) and (D) at the dispensary for five years from the date on the document, and

2. Provide the documentation required in subsections (C) and (D) to the Department for review upon request.

This is an unofficial version of the Medical Marijuana Program rules. At this time, ADHS does not anticipate making substantive changes to these rules before they are filed with the Office of the Secretary of State. However, technical, organizational, and grammatical changes may be made. The official copy will be posted on www.azsos.gov when filed.