Oregon State Law OAR 845-025-1450 requirement for Cannabis dispensaries

Oregon Administrative Rule OAR 845-025-1450, from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC), requires that Cannabis dispensaries maintain a fully operational video surveillance recording system inclusive of continuously recorded 90-day video history and tamper-proof off-site storage.

Camio Box provides a simple way to comply with the law, which says (highlighting the requirements for which Camio is particularly useful):

845-025-1450

Video Recording Requirements for Licensed Facilities

(1) A licensee must have cameras that continuously record, 24 hours a day:

(a) In all areas where mature marijuana plants, immature marijuana plants, usable marijuana, cannabinoid concentrates, extracts or products may be present on the licensed premises; and

(b) All points of ingress and egress to and from areas where mature marijuana plants, immature marijuana plants, usable marijuana, cannabinoid concentrates, extracts or products are present.

(2) A licensee must:

(a) In limited access and consumer sales areas, use cameras that record at a minimum resolution of 1280 x 720 px and record at 10 fps (frames per second);

(b) In exterior perimeter and areas on the licensed premises that are not limited access areas, use cameras that record at a minimum resolution of 1280 x 720 px and record at least 5 fps, except where coverage overlaps any limited access areas such as entrances or exits and in those overlap areas cameras must record at 10 fps;

(c) Use cameras that are capable of recording in all lighting conditions;

(d) Keep surveillance recordings, except for off-site backup recordings described in (2)(l) of this rule, for a minimum of:

(A) 90 calendar days for licenses issued or renewed after August 31, 2016; and

(B) 30 calendar days for licenses issued prior to August 31, 2016.

(e) Keep off-site backup recordings described in (2)(l) of this rule for a minimum of 30 days;

(f) Maintain surveillance recordings in a format approved by the Commission that can be easily accessed for viewing and easily reproduced;

(g) Upon request of the Commission, keep surveillance recordings for periods exceeding the retention period specified in section (2)(d) of this rule;

(h) Have the date and time embedded on all surveillance recordings without significantly obscuring the picture;

(i) Archive video recordings 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;

(j) Make video surveillance records and recordings available immediately upon request to the Commission in a format specified by the Commission for the purpose of ensuring compliance with ORS Chapter 475B and these rules;

(k) Immediately notify the Commission of any equipment failure or system outage lasting 30 minutes or more; and

(l) Back up the video surveillance recordings off-site and in real time for the surveillance room or surveillance area.

(3) Notwithstanding the requirements in section (1) of this rule a licensee may stop recording in areas where marijuana items are not present due to seasonal closures or prolonged periods of inactivity. The licensee must provide notice to OLCC when recording is stopped and must keep a log of all times that recording is stopped due to marijuana items not being present. The log and notice must identify which cameras were not recording, the date and time recording stops, the date and time recording resumes or is scheduled to resume, and a description of the reason why the recording stopped and started.

(4) Failure to comply with subsections (2)(d)(e), (f), (h) or (i) of this rule is a Category I violation and may result in license revocation.

 

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