Monday, March 7, 2011

Some Important Issues Regarding Medical Marijuana Defense

  •      The Compassionate Use Act created the medical marijuana defense.
  •      A person may assert, as a defense in court, that he or she possessed or cultivated an amount of marijuana reasonably related to meet his or her current medical needs.
  •      Now, if you have no more than 8 oz. dried marijuana 6 mature or 12 immature plants you are presumptively immune from arrest if you have a state issued identification card.
  •      The idea of collectives and cooperatives comes form the Medical Marijuana Program act.
  •      The court cannot automatically prohibit probationers, parolees or the like from using or possessing medical marijuana.
         Medical marijuana is an affirmative defense.  Contact the Law Offices of Arna H. Zlotnik and allow us to represent you and assist you with these and other related issues.  You need not wait until the police are knocking on your door.  Serving the greater Los Angeles area and beyond, including Van Nuys, Burbank/Glendale, Pasadena, South Bay - Torrance, Long Beach and Orange and Ventura Counties.

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