The Situation With Marijuana in San Diego: the Definitive FAQ

Mostly.

Right now, under state law, it is legal for an adult to possess one ounce of cannabis and grow six plants of their own.

The federal government, however, still considers it an illegal narcotic. The feds have so far declined to crack down on states that legalized marijuana. A federal law currently prevents the government from spending money to enforce marijuana prohibition in states that have legalized it.

But let’s be real. If President Donald Trump, or more likely Attorney General Jeff Sessions – not a fan of marijuana – wanted to crack down on it, they could. The most likely scenario, in my opinion, would have a local U.S. attorney go rogue and start his or her own crackdown. If that were to happen, I can’t see Trump or Sessions holding them back.

The federal prohibition on cannabis still makes things awkward even without

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