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28 Pa. Code § 1141.45. Inspection and investigation.

§ 1141.45. Inspection and investigation.

 (a)  The Department may conduct announced or unannounced inspections or investigations to determine the medical marijuana organization’s compliance with its permit, the act or this part.

 (b)  An investigation or inspection may include:

   (1)  Inspection of a medical marijuana organization’s site, facility, vehicles, books, records, papers, documents, data, and other physical or electronic information.

   (2)  Questioning of employees, principals, operators, financial backers, authorized agents of, and any other person or entity providing services to the medical marijuana organization.

   (3)  Inspection of a grower/processor facility’s equipment, instruments, tools and machinery that are used to grow, process and package medical marijuana, including containers and labels.

 (c)  The Department and its authorized agents will have free access to review and, if necessary, make copies of books, records, papers, documents, data, or other physical or electronic information that relates to the business of the medical marijuana organization, including financial data, sales data, shipping data, pricing data and employee data.

 (d)  Failure of a medical marijuana organization to provide the Department and its authorized agents immediate access to any part of a medical marijuana organization’s site or facility, requested material, physical or electronic information, or individual as part of an inspection or investigation may result in the imposition of a civil monetary penalty, suspension or revocation of its permit, or an immediate cessation of operations pursuant to a cease and desist order issued by the Department.

 (e)  The Department and its authorized agents will have free access to any area within a site or facility that is being used to store seeds, immature medical marijuana plants, medical marijuana plants, medical marijuana or medical marijuana products for testing purposes and are permitted to collect test samples for testing at an approved laboratory.


   The temporary provisions of this §  1141.45 amended January 13, 2017, effective January 14, 2017, expire on January 14, 2019, 47 Pa.B. 199; amended May 11, 2018, effective May 17, 2018, expire on May 12, 2020, 48 Pa.B. 2767. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (385933).

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