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CAN A PERSON OVER 21 LEGALLY GET HIGH IN THEIR OWN HOME NOW?

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.

WHAT IF I PERSONALLY CULTIVATE MORE THAN AN OZ OF POT?

DCC was formed by merging three state cannabis programs. This requires changes to combine the three regulations into one. This will make it easier for businesses, local governments and the public to understand the law.

There are also statutes that set rules for people using cannabis in California. The Health and Safety Code has a section on cannabis with:

What are statutes, regulations and ordinances?

If you run, work for or want to start a cannabis business, it’s important that you understand DCC’s regulations.

The cannabis industry is strictly regulated to make sure:

Regulations

The main statute for cannabis businesses in the Business and Professions Code. It is called the Medicinal and Adult Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA). MAUCRSA sets up a basic framework for licensing, oversight and enforcement.

Growing weed in california laws

Three common defenses that criminal defense lawyers rely on:

California’s “Compassionate Use Act of 1996” (the “CUA”) applies to the medicinal use of marijuana. The Act’s provisions are set forth in Health and Safety Code 11362.5 HS.

Cultivation laws call for felony penalties in certain situations. This is when people cultivate more than six plants and:

6. Can a person get a conviction expunged?

People who sell marijuana without a license (i.e., on the “black market”) violate Health and Safety Code 11360 HS.

This is known as “deferred entry of judgment (DEJ).”

8.1. Simple possession of marijuana – HS 11357

HS 11358 only applies to the cultivation of marijuana. This means it is always a valid defense for a defendant to say that:

It is an infraction under this law if someone aged 18-20 grows weed. The crime is punishable by a maximum fine of $100. 5