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.
Licensed to grow, manufacture and sell
Illegal plants seized in California by year
Cannabis status by state
You can report an illegal business anonymously online at cannabis.ca.gov
If a violation of marijuana law occurs on federal property, it can be punished under federal law. And federal penalties are generally greater for drug crimes that occur on federal property than those that occur elsewhere but are, nevertheless, prosecuted under federal law. 28
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
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) allows local housing authorities to set their own policies on marijuana use. 29
For one thing, the strict quantity limits applicable to recreational do not apply. Medical marijuana users can, with a doctor’s recommendation, possess as much marijuana as their condition reasonably demands for medical purposes.
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Proposition 64 requires all medical marijuana users to obtain a new recommendation from their physician by January 1, 2018.
In California, a conviction for driving under the influence (“DUI”) has serious financial repercussions. Along with the court fines, licensing fees, ignition interlock installation costs, and more, convicted drivers will have to face rising insurance rates. Even for first-time DUI offenses, drivers over the age of 21 should expect to see a 20 to 30 percent increase in .
Penalties under federal law
5. What is the penalty for selling to a minor?
Cultivation, possession with intent to sell, and/or sale of fewer than 50 pounds of marijuana or 50 plants is punishable by:
The Federal Controlled Substances Act