(a) All deliveries of cannabis goods shall be performed by a delivery employee who is directly employed by a licensed retailer.
(b) Each delivery employee of a licensed retailer shall be at least 21 years of age.
(c) All deliveries of cannabis goods shall be made in person. A delivery of cannabis goods shall not be made through the use of an unmanned vehicle.
(d) The process of delivery begins when the delivery employee leaves the retailer’s licensed premises with the cannabis goods for delivery. The process of delivering ends when the delivery employee returns to the retailer’s licensed premises after delivering the cannabis goods, or attempting to deliver cannabis goods, to the customer(s). During the process of delivery, the licensed retailer’s delivery employee may not engage in any activities except for cannabis goods delivery and necessary rest, fuel, or vehicle repair stops.
(e) A delivery employee of a licensed retailer shall, during deliveries, carry a copy of the retailer’s current license, a copy of the QR Code Certificate issued by the Department, which complies with section 15039, subsection (d) of this division, the employee’s government-issued identification, and an identification badge provided by the employer pursuant to section 15043 of this division. A delivery employee shall provide a copy of the retail license, a copy of the QR Code Certificate, and their employee identification badge to a delivery customer upon request.
(f) Prior to providing cannabis goods to a delivery customer, a delivery employee shall confirm the identity and age of the delivery customer as required by section 15404 of this
division and ensure that all cannabis goods sold comply with requirements of section 15413 of this division.
(g) A licensed retailer shall maintain an accurate list of the retailer’s delivery employees and shall provide the list to the Department upon request.
Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26070 and 26090, Business and Professions Code.