(a) The Department and its inspectors or agents may conduct an on-site inspection prior to issuing a new or renewal license.
(b) The Department and its inspectors or agents shall have access at reasonable times to the manufacturing premises, storage areas, records, production processes, labeling and packaging processes, and conveyances used in the manufacture, storage or transportation of cannabis products so that it may determine compliance with the provisions of the Act and these regulations. Departmental inspections shall include all pertinent equipment, raw material, finished and unfinished materials, containers, packaging, and labeling that has a bearing on whether the cannabis product complies with the Act and these regulations
(c) The Department may inspect any record or document that has a bearing on whether the labeling, advertising or marketing of a cannabis product complies with the requirements of Chapter 15 (commencing with section 26150) of the Act.
(d) To the extent necessary for the enforcement of the Act and this chapter, the Department may secure any sample or specimen of any cannabis product or ingredient used therein by the manufacturing operation. The Department’s inspector or agent shall leave a receipt for the licensee describing any sample obtained prior to leaving the premises.
(e) The Department may analyze or examine any sample obtained. If an analysis is made of a sample, a copy of the results of the analysis shall be promptly furnished to the licensee by the Department.
(f) The Department may conduct investigations concerning the adulteration, misbranding, false or misleading advertising or marketing, or unlicensed production of any cannabis product including the ability to enter and inspect any place where any cannabis product is suspected of being manufactured or held in violation of the Act or these regulations.
Authority: Sections 26012; 26013; and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5; 26130; 26132; 26133; 26134; 26135; and 26160, Business and Professions Code.