ASTM WK65750

    New Specification for Transportation Security

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    WK65750

    1. Scope

    1.1 This standard covers the recommended transportation security for protecting cannabis, cannabis products, cannabis waste, currency, people, property, and assets. 1.2 UnitsThe values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard. 1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    Keywords

    cannabis, cannabis products, cannabis waste, container, currency, duress alarm, global positioning satellite (GPS), holdup alarm, notification, personal protective equipment (PPE), procedures, transportation manifest, transportation security, transportation vehicle, sally port, storage

    Rationale

    The transport of cannabis must be conducted with meticulous security to prevent potential diversion and maintain the integrity of the products being delivered. Transportation security shall cover the critical security elements involved in the transportation of cannabis. The security requires the identification and implementation of strategies to mitigate risk, maximize employee and public safety and ensure the safe transportation and includes the delivery of all cannabis, cannabis plants, cannabis products (subsequently defined as cannabis in any of its forms) and currency.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    11-07-2018

    Technical Contact:
    Erica Rigler

    Status:
    Draft Under Development