Marijuana or Cannabis is legal in the State of California, however to a certain degree. There are multiple Marijuana Laws in California that can result in people getting into legal trouble.
Proposition 64 changed the legal standing regarding Marijuana Laws in California. An experienced Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney should be contacted as soon as an arrest is made regarding any of the following violations.
Proposition 64 made the recreational use of marijuana legal in California starting January 1, 2018. The legislation changed the procedural posture of our criminal jurisprudence that had long treated Marijuana or Cannabis as serious drug with serious consequences for violators. Some of the key takeaways from the proposition is that now adults can possess up to (1) ounce of dried marijuana or (8) grams of concentrated cannabis. They may also grow up to six (6) plants for their personal use, subject to certain restrictions.
If you or a loved one has been arrested on a Marijuana related offense, you should remain calm, utilize your right to have an attorney present immediately, not make any statements whatsoever, and contact an experienced Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney at your earliest convenience.
For more information about Marijuana Laws in California, please the following articles below:
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