Or. Admin. R. 333-008-2150 - General Requirements for Medical Marijuana Processing Sites and Dispensaries: General Sanitary Requirements

Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022

(1) A registrant must:
(a) Prohibit any individual working on the registered premises who has or appears to have a communicable disease, open or draining skin lesion infected with Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes or any illness accompanied by diarrhea or vomiting for whom there is a reasonable possibility of contact with marijuana items from having contact with a marijuana item until the condition is corrected;
(b) Require all persons who work in direct contact with marijuana items to conform to hygienic practices while on duty, including but not limited to:
(A) Maintaining adequate personal cleanliness; and
(B) Washing hands thoroughly in an adequate hand-washing area before starting work, prior to having contact with a marijuana item and at any other time when the hands may have become soiled or contaminated;
(c) Provide hand-washing facilities adequate and convenient, furnished with running water at a suitable temperature and provided with effective hand-cleaning and sanitizing preparations and sanitary towel service or suitable drying device;
(d) Properly remove all litter and waste from the registered premises and maintain the operating systems for waste disposal in an adequate manner so that they do not constitute a source of contamination in areas where marijuana items are exposed;
(e) Provide employees with adequate and readily accessible toilet facilities that are maintained in a sanitary condition and good repair; and
(f) Hold marijuana items that can support the rapid growth of undesirable microorganisms in a manner that prevents the growth of these microorganisms.
(2) For purposes of this rule "communicable disease" includes but is not limited to: diphtheria, measles, Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi infection, shigellosis, Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) infection, hepatitis A, and tuberculosis.


Or. Admin. R. 333-008-2150
PH 9-2016, f. 2-26-16, cert. ef. 3/1/2016; PH 199-2018, minor correction filed 04/30/2018, effective 4/30/2018

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 475B.840, 475B.858 & 475B.949

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 475B.840 & 475B.858

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