WHY IS EXTRA STEP IN A POSITION
TO OFFER THIS CERTIFYING PROCESS?

REAL LIFE EXPERIENCE

Board members and employees who have over 50 years of combined experience in meeting federal, state, community and industry requirements for handling prescription drugs, including Scheduled, along with Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms industry (ATF) regulations.

STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES

The combined experiences of creating, training, implementing and complying with SOPs to ensure consistency and accountability have been daily requirements that enabled our team members and their businesses to be successful.

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

PDMA

Prescription Drug Marketing Act

ATF

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

DEA

Drug Enforcement Administration

CGMP

Current Good Manufacturing Practice

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

OIG

Office of Inspector General

ABC

Alcohol and Beverage Commission

WAREHOUSING

 

INVENTORY

 

ADVERSE EVENTS

 

RECALLS

 

WHY IS GETTING ESA CERTIFIED IMPORTANT

These standards serve as our governing principles when certifying medical cannabis dispensaries.

Our ESA requirements are tailored to each individual state to ensure we are following statutory and constitutional laws.

ESA certification will provide documented proof that the dispensary has met or exceeded the local, state and industry standards along with Good Practices for any institution receiving, storing and distributing prescription drugs.