California Cannabis Laws and Regulations

Proposition 215 made California the first state to legalize medical use of cannabis in 1996. Twenty years later in 2016, cannabis became legal for recreational adult use also. Small home grows are allowed but must be licensed. You are able to grow up to six plants. You can travel with one ounce (28 grams) and there is no smoking in public. Until recently, there has been no state  oversight or regulatory system. The California State Legislature passed a bill in June 2017 that merges MCRSA with AUMA to form the Medicinal and Adult‐Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA). MAUCRSA will be a single regulatory system that governs the recreational and medical cannabis industry in California. NORML’s website has detailed info breaking down the cannabis laws in California.  California Laws & Penalties