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HB 3460 – Security Rules
DRAFT for October 18, 2013 Rules Advisory Committee Meeting

Security for Medical Marijuana Facilities

  1. A person responsible for a facility must ensure compliance with the provisions of this section.
  2. Prior to opening for business, a person responsible for a facility must submit to the Authority a floor plan of the facility, including all points of entry to the facility, all locked areas and placement of all video cameras.
  3. The area in a facility where controlled substances are stored, possessed, prepared, manufactured, compounded or repackaged shall be restricted in access in such a manner as to ensure the security of those substances.
  4. A person responsible for a facility shall be responsible for the security of all controlled substances in the facility, including provisions for adequate safeguards against theft or diversion of controlled substances and required records.
  5. During all hours when the facility is not open for business,(a) all entrances to the facility shall be securely locked and any keys or key codes to the facility shall remain in the possession of the person responsible for the facility.
    (b) all controlled substances must be kept in a substantially constructed locked cabinet or metal safe in a locked storage area that is sufficiently secure to prevent access to unauthorized persons.
    (c) All video recordings and archived required records not stored electronically must be kept in a locked storage area. Current records may be kept in a locked cupboard or desk outside the locked storage area.
    (d) Electronic Records must be encrypted, and securely stored to prevent unauthorized
    access and ensure confidentiality. An electronic back-up system must be incorporated.
  6. Responsible person shall ensure the installation and use of commercial grade, nonresidential door locks.
  7. A person responsible for a facility shall document and implement policies and procedures to ensure the security and integrity of all products and records.
    Alarm System
    (1) Each licensed facility shall have a security alarm system, installed by an Alarm Installation Company, on all facility entry points and perimeter windows.
    (2) A person responsible for a facility must ensure that the facility is continuously monitored.
    (3) The security alarm system must be able to detect movement inside the facility.
    (4) the alarm system must be programmed to notify facility owners of staff members or to call a security company that will notify facility owners in the event of a breach.
    (5) Alarm system must have at least two “panic buttons” located inside the facility.

Video Surveillance Equipment

  1. Prior to opening for business, a person responsible for a facility must install a fully operational video surveillance recording system.
  2. Video surveillance equipment must, at a minimum, consist of digital or network video recorders, cameras capable of meeting the requirements of this section, video monitors, digital archiving devices and a color printer capable of producing still photos.
  3. All video surveillance systems must be equipped with a failure notification system that provides prompt notification of any prolonged surveillance interruption or failure.
  4. All video surveillance systems must have sufficient battery backup to support a minimum of four hours of recording time in the event of a power outage. Responsible person must notify the Authority of any loss of video surveillance capability that lasts beyond four hours.
  5. All video surveillance equipment and recordings must be stored in a locked secure area that is accessible only to authorized facility employees, the Authority or state or local law enforcement.
    Required Camera Coverage and Camera Placement
    (1) Camera coverage is required for:
    (a) all limited access areas
    (b) all point of sale areas
    (c) all points of entry to limited access areas
    (d) all areas where marijuana product is displayed for sale
    (e) all points of entry to the licensed facility
    (f) each location where weighing, packaging, transport preparation, processing or
    labeling activities occur
    (2) Camera placement must be capable of identifying activity occurring within 15 feet of all points of entry and exit and shall allow for the clear and certain identification of any individual and activities on the facility premises.
    Video Recording Retention Requirements
    (1) All camera views of all limited access areas must be continuously recorded 24 hours a day.
    (2) All surveillance recordings must be kept for a minimum of 30 days and be in a format that
    can be easily accessed for viewing.
    (3) The surveillance system must have the capability to produce a color still photograph from any camera image.
    (4) The date and time must be embedded on all surveillance recordings without significantly obscuring the picture.
    (5) Video recordings must be archived in a format that ensures authentication of the recording as a legitimately-captured video and guarantees that no alterations of the recorded image has taken place.
    (6) Video surveillance records and recordings must be made available upon request to the Authority or any state or local law enforcement agency for investigation and enforcement purposes.
    (7) Surveillance video recordings must be erased or destroyed after the 30 day video retention schedule has lapsed.