2) Digital Camera Security System
A cannabis retail store must have a digital camera security
system that contains, at a minimum:
that are enclosed in the ceiling or domes and linked to a monitor and recording
system located in a secure area within the premises;
and lighting must be positioned to clearly capture 24 hour coverage of activity
identifying all individuals entering/exiting the premises, including staff
areas, and all individuals within the premises including the:
i. point of
secure cannabis storage room.
must have on premises 60 calendar day minimum recording retention in a common
format that is easily accessible, captured, viewed and capable of producing
real time digital colour video and still images that clearly identify
individuals and contain a time/date stamp not obscuring the image;
and viewing system must be located in a secure location within the premises
along with a maintained surveillance plan showing camera numbers, locations,
coverage, authorized users list and operating instructions.
e) if the
permittee has knowledge, or should have had knowledge, of any pending criminal
or regulatory investigation, recorded data and relevant information must not be
destroyed after the 60 calendar day minimum recording retention period and must
be provided to SLGA and police upon request.
f) a plan
identifying system compliance must be submitted to SLGA for approval along with
any changes to an approved plan or system.
system must be tested weekly to ensure all cameras and recording equipment are
functioning properly and a log of the test results must be kept and available
to SLGA upon request.
malfunctions must be immediately repaired.
3) Perimeter Security
A cannabis retail store must secure perimeter entry points
against unauthorized access by, at a minimum:
a) the use of
1.5mm (16 gauge) hollow metal doors with 1.9mm (14 gauge) metal frame and
tamper-proof hinges at all entry points other than the customer entrance.
grade non-residential locks on all access points with secured tamper-proof
strike plate and locking device must penetrate the door frame at minimum 1.25cm.
customer entrance constructed of commercial grade material sufficient to secure
against unauthorized access.
overhead receiving door constructed of commercial grade material and locking
device (if required).
to secure against unauthorized access.
locking devices not on a master key system.
4) Cannabis Displays, at a minimum, must ensure:
cannabis displayed in a customer area must be within a showcase that is
accessible only by authorized staff.
cannabis on display must be in its original sealed package or an approved
cannabis not displayed in a customer area, and after operating hours all
cannabis, must be stored in a locked secure cannabis storage area accessible
only by authorized staff.
5) Cannabis Storage
The cannabis retail store must secure the cannabis in
a) a safe
where the safe is a solid metal receptacle capable of lo cking and that weighs
either 341 kilograms or that is anchored to the permanent structure of the
building. For any items requiring refrigeration, a locking refrigeration unit
that weighs 341 kilograms or more orthat isanchored to the permanent structure
of the building is considered a safe.
b) A storage
room that meets the following, at a minimum:
of Flattened Metal Mesh, EMMA 557-99 style ¾-9F,nominal strand thickness of
0.120" (0.108" to 0.132"} diamond opening of 0.563" x
1.688" or Sheet steel 16ga, Al008/A1008M (cold rolled) or A1011/A1011M
(hot rolled) or equivalent.
steel or steel mesh on the outside (attack side) of the room, including the
ceiling, in the following manner:
all edges by anti-spread bracing, studs or corners;
sheet edges at every vertical and horizontal seam on centre-line of steel stud
or anti-spread bracing; and
all sheets with screws, welds or rivets.
(1.6mm) steel sheets, HR Commercial quality, ASTM A366, matte finish, shall
extend 1200mm around doorframe on inside of room and attached to the doorframe
with screws, welds or rivets.
1.5mm (16 gauge) hollow metal door not exceeding 36 inches width with 1.9mm (14
gauge) metal frame.
grade door lock with locking device that penetrates doorframe at least 1.25cm
and tamper proof hinges.
gypsum wallboards on both sides of the wall (interior optional) attached with