Qualified Patients may possess and grow marijuana for medical purposes if: The patient suffers from a qualifying condition or illness; A physician has determined that the person’s health would benefit from the use of marijuana in the treatment of their condition or illness; The marijuana is for personal medical use only; and The amount of marijuana the patient possesses or is growing is consistent with his or her medical needs.
Primary caregivers hold the same rights as a patient to possess and grow marijuana on behalf of the patient if they meet the legal standard of a primary care giver.
An expert understanding of California’s medical marijuana laws, including all of Los Angeles’ recent legislative changes, is necessary defend qualified patients and caregivers against charges of possession, cultivation, transportation and sales of marijuana.
Medical Marijuana Attorney in Los Angeles
The legal team at Schwartz & Weinrieb has over 80 years of combined experience defending clients charged with all types of marijuana charges. If you or a loved one is facing any marijuana or medical marijuana related offense, contact an experienced Los Angeles criminal lawyer from Schwartz & Weinrieb today at (310) 246-9550 or (818) 888-2711.