California Marijuana Laws 2018
California marijuana laws have changed drastically over the past few years. In 2016, voters approved Proposition 64. This legalized marijuana for everyone 21 and older. This includes allowing marijuana to be possessed, cultivated and also purchased. The passage of this law came 20 years after California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana in 1996.
Here is an overview of California marijuana laws: Recreational marijuana: It’s legal for those 21 and older to possess up to an ounce of marijuana, as well as up to eight grams of marijuana concentrates. It’s legal for those 21 and older to grow up to six marijuana plants. Possessing as well as growing marijuana for those under 21 is an infraction. Medical marijuana: Possessing up to eight ounces of marijuana, as well as up to eight grams of marijuana concentrates, is legal for patients. Growing up to six mature, as well as 12 immature marijuana plants, is legal for patients. When purchasing marijuana patients are exempt from the state sales tax. Marijuana distribution: Distributing marijuana is legal for businesses with a license from the state as well as their locality. Marijuana retail outlets can sell up