How did the passing of 2018 PA 10 affect growers, processors, and safety compliance facilities?

GROWERS

 

Generally speaking, a grower may only sell marijuana plants by means of a secure transporter. There are a couple instances where a secure transporter is not required for growers:

 

  1. 2018 PA 10 authorizes the sale or transfer seeds, seedlings, or tissue cultures to a grower from a registered primary caregiver or another grower without using a secure transporter.

 

  1. 2018 PA 10 authorizes a grower to transfer marijuana -- without using a secure transporter -- to a processor or provisioning center if both of the following are met:

 

  • The processor or provisioning center occupies the same location as the grower and the marijuana is transferred using only private real property without accessing public roadways.
  • The grower enters each transfer into the statewide monitoring system.

 

 

 

PROCESSORS

 

Generally speaking, a processor may only sell marijuana plants by means of a secure transporter. There is an exception, though, where a secure transporter is not required for processors:

 

2018 PA 10 authorizes a processor to transfer marijuana without using a secure transporter to a grower or provisioning center if both of the following are met:

 

  • The grower or provisioning center occupies the same location as the processor and the marijuana is transferred using only private real property without accessing public roadways.
  • The processor enters each transfer into the statewide monitoring system.

 

 

 

SAFETY COMPLIANCE FACILITIES

 

2018 PA 10 authorizes a safety compliance facility to do the following without using a secure transporter:

 

  • Take marijuana from, test marijuana for, and return marijuana to only a marijuana facility.
  • Collect a random sample of marijuana at the marijuana facility of a grower, processor, or provisioning center for testing.