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Physical Security Directive

The following document outlines the physical security requirements for storing controlled substances. It is intended to establish realistic minimum security standards and help licenced dealers in their own risk assessment when designing security to best meets their needs. The directive has been written for all licenced dealers, manufacturing or distributing controlled substances, as well as for research scientists and analytical laboratories.

Directive on Physical Security Requirements for Controlled Substances