Medical marijuana cardholders 18 and over and recreational marijuana users 21 and over can find state-approved dispensaries in major cities like Los Angeles. While it’s legal to use cannabis in The Golden State, how do the laws pertain to possession, use, and distribution in California? Is it legal to smoke weed in public? Can you share it with your friends? What about growing your own?
Cannabis is Still Federally Illegal
Cannabis Possession in California
- Adults 21 and over may have an ounce of flower OR up to 8 grams of cannabis concentrate.
- In California, adults over the age of 21 can purchase edibles containing up to 2800mg of THC.