HS 11358 only applies to the cultivation of marijuana. This means it is always a valid defense for a defendant to say that:
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.
7. What about cultivating medicinal marijuana?
Felony penalties are punishable by:
Unless local law permits otherwise, a person must grow weed:
6. Can a person get a conviction expunged?
Since the passage of Proposition 64 it is now legal for:
Parental kidnapping, or custodial interference, is the crime of knowingly taking a child away from the person who has lawful custody. In most cases, it is a Class 5 felony in Colorado. The line between parental kidnapping and a minor custody violation, though, is murky under Colorado law. What is parental kidnapping? CRS 18-3-304 defines .
Illegal plants seized in California by year
Marijuana is legal for adults to use in 18 states and Washington, D.C. Medical marijuana is legal in 37.Most recently, New Mexico, Virginia and Connecticut legalized recreational cannabis.
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.
State license issuance began in 2018, but data isn’t available for that initial year because they were issued as temporary licenses. Data sets begin in 2019, when 12-month annual and provisional licenses began to be issued, using the online licensing systems. Licenses remain active for one year, at which point they can be renewed for an additional 12 months. This list displays counts of when the licenses were first issued, but not each time one was renewed.
Licensed to grow, manufacture and sell
More than 1.11 million illegal plants were seized in 2020.
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.
You can report an illegal business anonymously online at cannabis.ca.gov