Devocalization is the procedure where a dog’s or cat’s vocal cords are cut to eliminate their ability to bark or meow. Under California law, this procedure is generally legal. However, 24 CFR 960.707 makes it unlawful to require people to remove their pets’ vocal chords as a condition of living in public housing. Further, Section .
Under the CUA, the following people can legally grow hash for medicinal use:
2021 Update for California: People can no longer be incarcerated solely because they cannot afford bail. Clear and convincing evidence is required to show that detention is necessary to protect public safety. See In Re. Kenneth Humphrey on Habeas Corpus, (March 25, 2021). 2020 Update for Los Angeles County: Except in serious or violent felony .
Our California criminal defense attorneys will answer the following key questions in this article:
An FTA warrant is essentially a bench warrant for a person’s arrest that a judge issues because the person “failed to appear” (FTA) for a court matter. A defendant can “fix” the warrant by “recalling” or “quashing” it, which means having it cleared from the judicial system. Defendants typically must appear in court to recall .
This is opposed to six plants each. 2
Since Proposition 64, it has been legal to grow marijuana for recreational use. This is provided that both of the following are true:
8.1. Simple possession of marijuana – HS 11357
A defendant can beat a charge under these California marijuana laws with a legal defense.
Cultivation laws were harsher prior to Proposition 64. Fortunately, this initiative allows people convicted under prior cultivation laws to apply for:
For over 25 years, I have represented good people charged with possession, cultivation, transportation, and sales of marijuana in Vista, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside, Escondido, and throughout San Diego and California.
California passed Revenue and Taxation Code 34010 et seq. in 2018, creating two state sales taxes applicable to both medical and adult-use cannabis. Basically, there is a 15% excise tax imposed on purchasers of cannabis products and a per ounce cultivation tax for the commercial market.
Federal officials may enforce federal law notwithstanding a validly issued medical prescription. Federal law is implicated by the Commerce Clause, the Ninth and Tenth Amendments, and the Equal Protection clause.
The AUMA prohibits smoking marijuana:
As of this date (February 2021), the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) 21 USC 801 et seq) possession, cultivation, and distribution of marijuana are illegal. There is no medical necessity defense available in the federal system.
The AUMA also allows each municipality (city) to prohibit possession and ingestion in buildings owned by the city and to allow ether to maintain a drug-free workplace by allowing the prohibition of use, consumption, transfer, transportation, sale, display, or growth of marijuana in the workplace (H&S 11362.45(f-g))
CAN YOUR EMPLOYER PREVENT YOU FROM BRINGING POT TO WORK?
WHAT IF I PERSONALLY CULTIVATE MORE THAN AN OZ OF POT?
CAN STATE OR MUNICIPAL LAW PREVENT ME FROM GROWING MY OWN MARIJUANA FOR PERSONAL USE?