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Possession of an ounce (28.5 grams) or less of marijuana is classified
as a misdemeanor offense in the state of California and carries a $100
fine. Carrying more than 28.5 grams of the substance, however, is punishable
by a much harsher set of penalties, which can include:
- a fine of up to $500
- up to 6 months in county jail
In both cases, a conviction could jeopardize a person's ability to
secure a stable job in California.
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Without a legal representative, you could be facing serious repercussions.
Backed by more than a decade of professional experience in the law,
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If you're facing any type of marijuana-related charge, you can contact
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What marijuana offenses are considered felonies?
Marijuana-related drug crimes can be classified as misdemeanors or felonies,
depending on the factors involved. For example, the possession of marijuana
for personal use is a misdemeanor offense, but many other marijuana charges
Felony marijuana crimes include:
Cultivation of marijuana: If the cultivation was for personal use and it can be proven that there
was no intent to see, the defendant could be eligible for diversion under
Penal Code 1000.
Possession for sale of marijuana: Charges of this degree can be made even if a sales transaction was not
formally observed. Circumstantial evidence such as packaged marijuana,
large quantities of marijuana, and scales are taken as evidence of an
intent to sale.
Sale of marijuana: According to Health and Safety Code 11360, the sale, transportation, or
distribution of marijuana is punishable by up to 4 years in the California
state prison system.
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