On November 8, 2016, the voters of California passed Proposition 64, the AUMA or “Adult Use of Marijuana Act.”California was the first state to legalize medical marijuana. California has now gone even further by completely legalizing personal or “recreational” usage of cannabis.
Prop 64 makes a lot of changes to the regulations and penalties regarding marijuana possession and usage. We’ve tried to lay out these new rules by answering the “Top 5 things you need to know about Prop 64”
Prop 64 allows persons to change their past felonies to misdemeanors and to seal prior arrests in certain cases. It also changes the penalties for marijuana crimes for both minors and adults. We’ve outlined these changes on our marijuana law website. As always, it’s best to consult with an attorney who is an expert in marijuana law to get the best information about current legal limits and rules regarding cannabis.Back to Marijuana Law Practice Area