(a) A licensee shall use weighing devices approved, tested, and sealed in accordance with the requirements in Business and Professions Code, division 5, chapter 5 (commencing with section 12500) and its implementing regulations, and registered with the county sealer consistent with Business and Professions Code, division 5, chapter 2 (commencing with section 12240) and its implementing regulations whenever:
(1) Cannabis or cannabis product is bought or sold by weight or count;
(2) Cannabis or cannabis product is packaged for sale by weight or count;
(3) Cannabis or cannabis product is weighed or counted for entry into the track and trace system; and
(4) The weighing device is used for commercial purposes as defined in Business and Professions Code section 12500.
(b) Whenever the licensee is determining the weight, measure, or count of cannabis and cannabis products for the purposes specified in subsection (a), the weight, measure, or count shall be determined by a licensed weighmaster in compliance with the requirements of Business and Professions Code, division 5, chapter 7 (commencing with section 12700).
(c) A licensee shall obtain a weighmaster certificate that complies with the requirements of Business and Professions Code, division 5, chapter 7 (commencing with section 12700) whenever:
(1) Payment for the cannabis or cannabis product is dependent upon the quantity determined by the weighmaster; or
(2) Payment for service or processing of the cannabis or cannabis product is dependent upon the quantity determined by the weighmaster.
(d) The weighmaster certificate shall not be required when cannabis or cannabis products are weighed or counted for entry into the track and trace system.
(e) In any county in which a county sealer refuses or is not required to approve, register, test, and seal weighing devices used by a licensee, the licensee may have a service agency registered pursuant to Business and Professions Code, division 5, chapter 5.5 perform testing of a weighing device consistent with the requirements in title 4, California Code of Regulations, section 4070. The licensee shall keep a copy of the registered service agency’s written inspection report attesting to the accuracy of the device for each device operated by the licensee.

Authority: Sections 26013 and 26130, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26011.5 and 26060, Business and Professions Code.

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