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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 10. Cannabis [26000 - 26260]

  ( Heading of Division 10 amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 27, Sec. 3. )
  

CHAPTER 16. Records [26160 - 26163]
  ( Chapter 16 added November 8, 2016, by initiative Proposition 64, Sec. 6.1. )

  
26160.  

(a) A licensee shall keep accurate records of commercial cannabis activity.

(b) All records related to commercial cannabis activity as defined by the department shall be maintained for a minimum of seven years.

(c) The department may examine the records of a licensee and inspect the premises of a licensee as the department, or a state or local agency, deems necessary to perform its duties under this division. All inspections and examinations of records shall be conducted during standard business hours of the licensed facility or at any other reasonable time. Licensees shall provide and deliver records to the department upon request.

(d) Licensees shall keep records identified by the department on the premises of the location licensed. The department may make any examination of the records of any licensee. Licensees shall also provide and deliver copies of documents to the department upon request.

(e) A licensee, or its agent or employee, that refuses, impedes, obstructs, or interferes with an inspection of the premises or records of the licensee pursuant to this section, has engaged in a violation of this division.

(f) If a licensee, or an agent or employee of a licensee, fails to maintain or provide the records required pursuant to this section, the licensee shall be subject to a citation and fine of up to thirty thousand dollars ($30,000) per individual violation.

(Amended by Stats. 2021, Ch. 70, Sec. 77. (AB 141) Effective July 12, 2021. Note: This section was added on Nov. 8, 2016, by initiative Prop. 64.)