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Prop. 64 &' Marijuana: What's legal and what's not?

Marijuana after Proposition 64; what's legal and what's not.

Proposition 64, which passed in November 2016, made possession of marijuana legal in California.Marijuana possession is legal if:

  1. You are age 21+ and
  2. The amount is 1 ounce or less or regular marijuana and/or 8 grams or less of concentrated marijuana.

Possession of marijuana is also never a felony (can only be a misdemeanor).

Marijuana cultivation is legal if:

  1. You are age 21+ and
  2. 6 or fewer plants and
  3. In locked and out of sight area

What can't you do?

  • Possession for sale (unless authorized by Compassionate Care Act or with a license) (misdemeanor)
  • Smoke or ingest in public (infraction)
  • Smoke where tobacco prohibited (infraction)
  • Smoke within 1000 feet of a school/day care when children are present (infraction)
  • Possess an open container of marijuana while riding a vehicle used for transportation (infraction)

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