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006.02.7-16. Distribution of Medical Marijuana

AR ADC 006.02.7-16Arkansas Administrative CodeEffective: May 30, 2022

West's Arkansas Administrative Code
Title 006. Department of Finance and Administration
Division 02. Alcoholic Beverage Control
Rule 7. Rules Governing the Oversight of Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facilities, Processors and Dispensaries by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Division
Effective: May 30, 2022
Ark. Admin. Code 006.02.7-16
Formerly cited as AR ADC 006.02.7-14
006.02.7-16. Distribution of Medical Marijuana
16.1 Dispensaries
A dispensary may:
a. Acquire marijuana seedlings, plants, or usable marijuana from another licensed facility.
b. Acquire marijuana seeds from any individual lawfully entitled to possess marijuana seeds, seedlings, and plants under the laws of the state in which the individual resides;
c. Enter into a contract with a licensed transporter to transport medical marijuana or marijuana products to and from another dispensary, cultivator, processing facility or licensed laboratory.
d. Transfer or sell marijuana seedlings, plants, or usable marijuana to other licensed facilities and approved laboratories:
e. Sell usable marijuana to qualified patients, qualified visitor patients, and designated caregivers within the parameters set forth by the Medical Marijuana Commission, Arkansas Department of Health, and Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control.
16.2 Cultivation Facilities
a. A cultivation facility may sell marijuana plants, seeds, and usable marijuana only to a dispensary, other cultivation facility, or processing facility within the State of Arkansas or outside of the State as Federal law permits.
b. Enter into a contract with a licensed transporter to transport medical marijuana or marijuana products to and from another dispensary, processor, cultivator or licensed laboratory.
16.3 Processors
a. A processor may acquire medical marijuana from and supply medical marijuana to a licensed cultivator or dispensary.
b. Enter into a contract with a licensed transporter to transport medical marijuana or marijuana products to and from another dispensary, processor, cultivator or licensed laboratory.
16.4 Weights and Measures
a. Cultivation, dispensary, and processors shall utilize standardized weights and measures in accordance with the Arkansas Weights and Measures laws and rules.
b. Any scale located within a cultivation, dispensary, or processing facility shall be certified once every twelve months by the Department of Agriculture division of Weights and Measures or a private scale company, certified by the Department of Agriculture, and shall comply with their rules for weights and measures.
c. A copy of the certification report for any scale within a facility shall be produced, on request, to the Division or Enforcement.
d. A cultivation, dispensary, or processor may have certification performed less frequently, so long as they maintain compliance with Arkansas Weights and Measures' laws and rules.

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Adopted July 29, 2017. Amended July 16, 2020; May 30, 2022.
Current with amendments received through December 15, 2023. Some sections may be more current, see credit for details.
Ark. Admin. Code 006.02.7-16, AR ADC 006.02.7-16
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