With cannabis being smoked more and more frequently in the state of California California has become being known for the drug. The users and the growers.
Currently there is no official research done on California as a state and its usage of the drug, there are federal surveys that outline user behavior in the United States linked to the use of marijuana.
There are however some statistics available about marijuana sales and arrests within California:
Last year there was an explosion in an apartment building in California when an investigation was conducted it was found that the person renting the flat was using it an illegal laboratory to create marijuana honey oil.
To make this marijuana derivative, THC has to be extracted from the drug using butane burners. This makes the whole process highly explosive and can lead to fatalities. In this case, there was one person who lost their lives.
In the state of California, it is legal to use and produced marijuana derivatives for personal use up to 4g. Anything above this amount is an illegal offense that can be punished by up to six months in jail.
If you have possession with intent to sell without a license it is classed as a felony. Making marijuana derivatives often use explosive chemicals which is also illegal and could result in a 50000 dollar fine and a seven-year state sentence. Furthermore, if possession of marijuana is more than fifty grams then the fine increases to 250,000 dollars and a five-year state sentence. This increases as the amount possessed increases.
If you or a loved one have been accused of illegally possessing or selling marijuana it is imperative that to contact a Los Angeles drug possession lawyer immediately. To explore your options contact our office on 310-430-7799.