Concentrated cannabis is considered to be marijuana under California law. This means, among other things, that people entitled to possess, cultivate, or transport medical marijuana may do the same with concentrated cannabis. 15
Who may legally use medical marijuana?
6. What are the laws for concentrated cannabis?
In any of these scenarios, black market sale or transportation for sale of marijuana under HS 11360 is punishable by two (2), three (3) or four (4) years in jail. 9
People under 21 who grow any amount o marijuana are guilty of an infraction. If under 18 years of age, they can be required to attend drug counseling and perform community service. People 18 and over (but under 21) who unlawfully grow marijuana may be fined up to $100.
8. What are the medical marijuana laws?
Sentences for violating California Health and Safety Code 11361 are served in California state prison, rather than county jail.
The 58 California counties are currently updating and establishing local policies on Cannabis retail, manufacturing and cultivation laws with frequency, on nearly a daily basis. California counties are implementing new Medical Marijuana laws along with new Recreational Cannabis laws; it is important to be aware of how the winds of change affect your county. We are the premiere online resource committed to keeping this information recent, relevant and responsive.
Our statewide map is devoted to the current County regulations and ordinances in the 58 Counties in the State of California under the MCRSA, pertaining only to the unincorporated areas in the counties .
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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.
Cannabis businesses also have to follow the same rules that other businesses in California must follow. For example, there are rules in the statutes about waste disposal, protecting the environment, vehicle registration and paying taxes.
What are statutes, regulations and ordinances?
DCC makes regulations for cannabis businesses. These regulations specify:
The cannabis industry is strictly regulated to make sure:
There are also statutes that set rules for people using cannabis in California. The Health and Safety Code has a section on cannabis with: