Recreational marijuana is legal in California but you still can’t smoke it at work or in your car. Interesting piece in the LA Times about the recently passed Prop 64 law and what you can and cannot legally do.

Under Prop 64 (“The Adult Use of Marijuana Act”), which was passed by California voters on November 8, 2016, he following marijuana convictions can be completely expunged under Prop 64:
– Possession of less than 1 ounce
– Growing six or fewer marijuana plants
– Smoking or ingesting marijuana products
– Possession of marijuana accessories
The following Marijuana Felonies can now be reduced to misdemeanors:
– Possession of more than 1 ounce
– Growing more than 6 marijuana plants
– Selling more than 1 ounce marijuana
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Under Prop 64 (“The Adult Use of Marijuana Act”), which was passed by California voters on November 8, 2016, responsible adult use of marijuana has largely been freed from criminal prohibition and is now regulated and taxed.
Among its many stated purposes, Prop 64: “[a]uthorize[s] courts to resentence persons who are currently serving a sentence for marijuana and to redesignate or dismiss such offenses from their criminal records.
The following marijuana convictions can be completely expunged under Prop 64:
– Possession of less than 1 ounce
– Growing six or fewer marijuana plants
– Smoking or ingesting marijuana products
– Possession of marijuana accessories
The following Marijuana Felonies can now be reduced to misdemeanors:
– Possession of more than 1 ounce
– Growing more than 6 marijuana plants
– Selling more than 1 ounce marijuana
Additionally, past crimes of selling less than an ounce of marijuana can now be reduced to an infraction. Schedule a free consultation about the proper procedure to expunge your criminal records related to marijuana.

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