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Marijuana Laws

Medical Marijuana

The Firm is dedicated to protecting the rights of medical marijuana patients, caretakers, growers, producers, doctors and dispensary licensee holders. We provide a variety of medical marijuana related services to our clients to include obtaining licenses for businesses and individuals. We also can provide legal and business consulting services to ensure that entities in the industry stay in compliance with Federal and California and Hawaii State law.

Recreational Use

California Proposition 64 legalized the recreational use of marijuana for adults aged 21 years or older, permitting smoking in a private home or at a business licensed for on-site marijuana consumption. Smoking was to remain illegal while driving a vehicle, anywhere smoking tobacco is, and in all public places. Up to 28.5 grams of marijuana and 8 grams of concentrated marijuana are legal to possess under this measure. However, possession on the grounds of a school, day care center, or youth center while children are present remains illegal. An individual is permitted to grow up to six plants within a private home as long as the area is locked and not visible from a public place.

Any use, possession or growing of marijuana contrary to the statute may result in criminal prosecution and possible jail. It is important to know your rights before using marijuana.

Marijuana Business

Our firm provides assistance to entities seeking licenses under existing state law and provides legal advice to dispensary licensee holders, medical marijuana growers, collectives, and edible producers in complying with applicable state regulations. We provide legal consultations regarding the new California laws, including the Medical Marijuana Regulation Safety Act. In addition, our law firm prides itself on being on the cutting edge of the marijuana and medical marijuana industry and also on being available to help our clients try to figure out the ever changing cannabis laws. Because marijuana falls under the Federal Controlled Substances Act we seek to ensure that any potential actions will not violate the conditions set forth by the Attorney General and lead to federal prosecution.

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