§ 5305. Testing Sample
(a) The distributor shall ensure that the batch size from which the sample is taken meets the
requirements of this division.
(b) A distributor or an employee of the distributor shall be physically present to observe the
laboratory employee obtain the sample of cannabis goods for testing and shall ensure that the
increments are taken from throughout the batch.
(c) The sampling shall be video recorded with the batch number stated at the beginning of the
video and a visible time and date indication on the video recording footage. The video recordings
shall be maintained for 180 days.
(d) After the sample has been selected, both the distributor and the laboratory employee shall
sign and date the chain of custody form pursuant to section 5709 of this division, attesting to the
sample selection having occurred.
(e) A distributor shall not assist the laboratory employee nor touch the cannabis goods or the
sampling equipment while the laboratory employee is obtaining the sample.
Authority: Section 26013, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 26104 and
26110, Business and Professions Code.