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what happens if you get caught growing weed in california

What happens if you get caught growing weed in california

A person convicted under cultivation laws can get an expungement.


A defendant can beat a charge under these California marijuana laws with a legal defense.

8. Are there related offenses?

Medical marijuana patients and their primary caregivers may cultivate up to:


The court is supposed to:

2.1. Penalties under HS 11358

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

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

What happens if you get caught growing weed in california

As a result, possession of marijuana with the intent to sell it without a license remains a crime under Health and Safety Code 11359 HS (California’s possession of marijuana for sale law).

If you are an undocumented alien, therefore, it is highly recommended that you consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney if law enforcement accuses you of a crime involving marijuana.

4. What are the penalties for selling, gifting, transporting, or importing marijuana?

If the minor is over 14, but less than 18, the penalty is:

Legal references:

However, U.S. attorney general Jeff Sessions recently rescinded Obama-era rules that prevented federal prosecutors from going after people who use marijuana in accordance with state laws. Federal prosecutions are now free to decide whether to enforce federal rather than state laws on marijuana use.

Potential Consequences of a Marijuana Cultivation Conviction

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The sentencing range for marijuana cultivation is up to three years in state prison, up to a $10,000 fine, and probation. If given probation, it is formal probation where the person must report to a probation officer as required. Formal probation is given in cases where the charges and conviction are more serious in nature.

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