Marijuana Health and Safety Code 11357 et seq.


If you are falsely charged or being investigated for a marijuana related crime you should contact a criminal defense lawyer for legal assistance. At the Brewer Law firm, criminal defense attorney Mike Brewer has extensive experience with crimes involving marijuana. As a former prosecutor, Mike Brewer prosecuted countless marijuana related cases and as a result knows how a prosecutor views and prosecutes these criminal charges. In addition, prior to going into private practice, Attorney Mike Brewer was public defender who passionately represented numerous marijuana cases. If you are charged or being investigated with a marijuana offense please feel free to contact criminal defense attorney Mike Brewer for more information to arrange for a consultation. Mike Brewer is a knowledgeable, experienced, skilled and well respected lawyer who can analyze the criminal charges brought against you and agressively represent your legal interests.

In California the Health and Safety Code governs marijuana related criminal offenses.  Be advised that there is a big distinction with regards to medicinal marijuana as federal law and state law conflict on this subject. If you have any questions on medicinal marijuana legal issues you should consult with an attorney. The law as outlined below provides the statutory guidelines for criminal marijuana offenses in the state of California.

Under California Health & Safety Code Section 11357 (your basic possession charge) states that both a fine and or imprisonment may be applicable depending on the circumstances and facts surrounding the marijuana possession. If you are charged with marijuana possession you should consult with an attorney to review your legal options.  

California Health & Safety Code Section 11358 deals with cultivation of marijuana and reads as follows: Every person who plants, cultivates, harvests, dries, or processes any marijuana or any part thereof, except as otherwise provided by law, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison. If you are charged with marijuana cultivation you should consult with a criminal defense attorney to review your legal options.  

California Health & Safety Code Section 11359 deals with sales of marijuana and reads as follows: Every person who possesses for sale any marijuana, except as otherwise provided by law, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison. If you are being investigated or charged with marijuana sales you should consult with a lawyer to review and consider all of your legal options.

If you are charged or being investigated for a marijuana related offense you should contact criminal defense attorney Mike Brewer for more information and to arrange for a consultation with an experienced, skilled and well respected lawyer who can analyze the criminal charges brought against you and zealously represent your interests.

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