WACs > Title 314 > Chapter 314-55 > Section 314-55-085
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What are the transportation requirements for a marijuana licensee?
(1) Notification of shipment. Upon transporting any marijuana or marijuana product, a producer, processor, retailer, or certified third-party testing lab shall notify the board of the type and amount and/or weight of marijuana and/or marijuana products being transported, the name of transporter, information about the transporting vehicle, times of departure and expected delivery. This information must be reported in the traceability system described in WAC 314-55-083(4). (2) Receipt of shipment. Upon receiving the shipment, the licensee or certified third-party lab receiving the product shall report the amount and/or weight of marijuana and/or marijuana products received in the traceability system. (3) Transportation manifest. A complete printed transport manifest on a form provided by the board containing all information required by the board must be kept with the product at all times. (4) Records of transportation. Records of all transportation must be kept for a minimum of three years at the licensee's location and are subject to inspection. (5) Transportation of product. Marijuana or marijuana products that are being transported must meet the following requirements: (a) Only the marijuana licensee, an employee of the licensee, or a certified testing lab may transport product; (b) Marijuana or marijuana products must be in a sealed package or container approved by the board pursuant to WAC 314-55-105; (c) Sealed packages or containers cannot be opened during transport; (d) Marijuana or marijuana products must be in a locked, safe and secure storage compartment that is secured to the inside body/compartment of the vehicle transporting the marijuana or marijuana products; (e) Any vehicle transporting marijuana or marijuana products must travel directly from the shipping licensee to the receiving licensee and must not make any unnecessary stops in between except to other facilities receiving product; (f) Live plants may be transported in a fully enclosed, windowless locked trailer, or in a secured area within the inside body/compartment of a van or box truck. A secured area is defined as an area where solid or locking metal petitions, cages, or high strength shatterproof acrylic can be used to create a secure compartment in the fully enclosed van or box truck. The secure compartment in the fully enclosed van or box truck must be free of windows. Live plants may not be transported in the bed of a pickup truck, a sports utility vehicle, or passenger car. (6) For purposes of this chapter, any vehicle assigned for the purposes of transporting marijuana, usable marijuana, marijuana concentrates, or marijuana-infused products shall be considered an extension of the licensed premises and subject to inspection by enforcement officers of the liquor control board. Vehicles assigned for transportation may be stopped and inspected by a liquor enforcement officer at any licensed location, or while en route during transportation. [Statutory Authority: RCW 69.50.342 and 69.50.345. WSR 15-11-107, Â§ 314-55-085, filed 5/20/15, effective 6/20/15; WSR 14-10-044, Â§ 314-55-085, filed 4/30/14, effective 5/31/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 69.50.325, 69.50.331, 69.50.342, 69.50.345. WSR 13-21-104, Â§ 314-55-085, filed 10/21/13, effective 11/21/13.]