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There are several changes that prop 64 made to the penalties for possession of Marijuana.  Most of these changes deal with adults, but also affect minors.  Or people under the age of 21.  

POSSESSION OF LESS THAN 28.5 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA

Over the age of 21 it is legal to posssess under 28.5 grams of marijuana.

if you are ages 18-20. It is an infraction with a $100.00 fine. 

if you are 18 than it is a misdemeanor max 6 months in jail and a $500.00 fine. 

POSSESSION OF CONCENTRATED CANNIBAS

Up to 8 grams is legal; more than 8 grams is a misdemeanor (max 6 months in jail and or $500.00 fine.) 

18 to 20 under 4 grams is an infraction with $100.00 fine ; more than 4 grams is a misdemeanor (max 6 months in jail and or $500.00 fine.) 

POSSESSION ON SCHOOL GROUNDS

1ST Offense misdemeanor max $250.00 fine.

2nd offense or subsequent offense misdemeanor max 10 days in jail and or $500.00 fine.

POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO SALE MARIJUANA 11359 

Misdemeanor max 6 month jail $500.00 fine.

if amount was under 28.5 grams and intent was to share, not sell it is legal per health and safety code section 11362.1

there is no charge for giving away marijuana to a person over the age of 21. 

 

 

 

 

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