California Health and Safety Code 11361 HS makes it a felony for anyone 18 years or older to sell marijuana to a minor. This law is unchanged by Proposition 64/marijuana legalization.
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
5. What is the penalty for selling to a minor?
Adults age 21 and older may now possess up to one (1) ounce of dried marijuana or eight (8) grams of concentrated cannabis under California law. They may also grow up to six (6) plants for their personal use, subject to certain restrictions.
The immigration consequences of a criminal conviction involving an aggravated felony include deportation.
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We do not anticipate federal prosecutors in California going after people who use or possess marijuana in accordance with California and local government regulations. We do, however, caution people to understand and comply with those laws, including restrictions on the use of marijuana at work.
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You can report an illegal business anonymously online at cannabis.ca.gov
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.
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.
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