Recreational cannabis sales began in January 2018, and while many have played by the rules, the illegal growth and sale of the plant continues to undermine those following the rules.
More than 1.11 million illegal plants were seized in 2020.
Licensed to grow, manufacture and sell
Since its establishment in 1983, the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting has had more than 110 law enforcement agencies involved, making it one of the largest law enforcement task forces in the U.S.
HS 11358 only applies to the cultivation of marijuana. This means it is always a valid defense for a defendant to say that:
Possession laws are set forth in Health and Safety Code 11357 HS.
A simple conviction under HS 11358 does not negate a defendant’s gun rights.
7. What about cultivating medicinal marijuana?
Authorities cannot conduct a search or take property without a valid search warrant. If no warrant, then they must have a legal excuse for not having one. If the police:
8.3. Selling marijuana – HS 11360
any amount of marijuana or concentrated cannabis (hashish) without a state license.
This is known as “deferred entry of judgment (DEJ).”