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28 Pa. Code § 1161.22. Dispensaries generally.

§ 1161.22. Dispensaries generally.

 (a)  The qualifications that a dispensary shall meet to receive a permit are continuing qualifications to maintain the permit.

 (b)  In addition to any other requirements in the act or this part, a dispensary shall comply with the following:

   (1)  A dispensary may not engage in the business of possessing, dispensing, selling or offering to dispense or sell medical marijuana products to a patient or caregiver in this Commonwealth without first being issued a permit by the Department and without first being determined operational by the Department as required under §  1141.42 (relating to failure to be operational).

   (2)  A dispensary may not employ an individual at a facility who is under 18 years of age.

   (3)  A dispensary may not permit a patient to self-administer medical marijuana products at the facility unless the patient is also an employee of the dispensary, and the dispensary permits self-administration of medical marijuana products at the facility by the employees.


   The temporary provisions of this §  1161.22 amended May 11, 2018, effective May 17, 2018, expire on May 12, 2020, 48 Pa.B. 2793. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (390716).

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