Cannabis Business Security2024-04-19T07:58:31-05:00

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Your Trusted Security Partner navigating the DHSS Process


Secure Your Cannabis Business with St. Louis Alarm Co.

Your Trusted Security Partner in Meeting Missouri DHSS Compliance

At St. Louis Alarm Co., we understand the unique challenges and stringent security requirements faced by the cannabis industry in Missouri. Navigating the complex regulations set forth by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) can be daunting. That’s where we come in. We have experience and a deep understanding of the cannabis sector’s needs, we are here to ensure your business is not only compliant but also provides a safe and secure environment for your employees and assets.

Tailored Security Solutions for the Cannabis Industry

Comprehensive Security, Surveillance, and Access Control Systems

Our approach is simple yet effective: provide comprehensive, customized security solutions that meet and exceed Missouri DHSS regulations. We specialize in:

  • State-of-the-Art Surveillance Systems: Advanced cameras and monitoring technologies to ensure round-the-clock surveillance, crucial for both compliance and safety.
  • Robust Security Systems: Intrusion detection, alarm systems, and more to protect against unauthorized access and threats.
  • Sophisticated Access Control: Manage and monitor access to sensitive areas within your premises, ensuring that only authorized personnel can enter.

Navigating DHSS Compliance with Ease

The Missouri DHSS has specific requirements for the cannabis industry, focusing on security and surveillance to prevent unauthorized access and ensure the safety of cannabis products. Our team is well-versed in these regulations and will guide you through every step of the compliance process, ensuring your business meets all legal requirements without hassle.

Requirements for Cannabis Facility and Licensing

What type of remote security access is required to be provided to the Department per 19 CSR 100-1.090(1)(C)?2024-04-17T13:10:24-05:00
  • The Department interprets 19 CSR 100-1.090(1)(C) to mean we will make one (1) request during the Commencement Inspection process for continuous 24 hour access to the facility’s security system and that the system must be capable of complying with that real-time access request.  To be in compliance with 19 CSR 100-1.090(1)(C), licensees are required to provide the Department with continuous, 24 hour access to the facility’s security system via remote login. The Department should be able to gain access at all times without requesting further access.
Do cash and product vaults have to be in separate rooms?2024-04-17T13:09:09-05:00
  • No. The Department has not outlined any instructions for the separation of cash and marijuana product.
Is there specific guidance for receiving transfers into a licensed or certified facility?2024-04-17T13:07:45-05:00
  • No. While the Department does not provide specific guidance on how facilities perform this task, all facilities must comply with the rules in regard to establishing operational policies and procedures, as well as maintaining appropriate statewide track and trace records, in accordance with 19 CSR 100-1.090, 19 CSR 100-1.130, and 19 CSR 100-1.140.
What are battery backup requirements for licensed and certified facilities regarding security system video cameras and recording equipment?2024-04-17T13:06:55-05:00
  • The Department requires a battery backup capable of supporting video cameras and recording equipment for at least sixty (60) minutes pursuant to 19 CSR 100-1.090(1)(C)(10).
Is key card loss or theft considered a reportable security malfunction, or could the facility just handle internally by deactivating the card?2024-04-17T13:04:50-05:00
  • The Department would not consider a lost or stolen key card as a reportable security malfunction. The Department would consider this act to be attempted theft if the loss or stolen key card was used to access the facility. An example of a reportable security malfunction would be a security camera losing connection.
Are continuous recording capabilities required pursuant to 19 CSR 100-1.090(1)(C)?2024-04-17T13:00:09-05:00
  • Yes. Video cameras are to provide continuous monitoring and must be capable of being accessed remotely at all times by the department or a law enforcement agency in real time. The use of motion detection as a method of continuous monitoring is not permitted where marijuana product is or will be present.
  • Facility licensees shall store recordings from the video cameras for at least sixty (60) days and must provide copies of the recordings to the department upon request.

Why Choose St. Louis Alarm Co.?

  • Industry Expertise: Deep understanding of the cannabis industry’s unique security needs and regulatory landscape.
  • Customized Solutions: Tailored security systems designed to meet the specific needs of your business while ensuring full compliance with Missouri DHSS requirements.
  • Peace of Mind: With our comprehensive security solutions, you can focus on growing your business, knowing that your assets and employees are protected.

Let’s Secure Your Business Together

At St. Louis Alarm Co., we are committed to providing the cannabis industry with the highest level of security and compliance solutions. Understanding and navigating DHSS regulations doesn’t have to be complicated. With our expert team by your side, you can ensure your business is safe, secure, and compliant.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help secure your cannabis business. Let’s work together to create a tailored security plan that meets your needs and exceeds expectations.

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