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Important Announcement Regarding External Transfers for Metrc Users

To All Interested Parties,

Metrc has recently published an industry bulletin to all Metrc user accounts regarding the retirement of external transfers.

Effective January 15, 2020, external transfers can no longer be used in California to ship or receive cannabis and cannabis products. Licensees should refer to the Metrc bulletin for details on how this impacts transfers within the Metrc system, and the action required before January 15, 2020.

To retrieve the industry bulletin from Metrc, please log into your Metrc account and click on the envelope in the upper left-hand side.

Please feel free to contact support at or 877-566-6506 with any questions you may have. Thank you. 

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