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Penalties for Drug Possession In California

Marin County Criminal Defense Attorney

While California has liberalized drug laws, possession charges can still carry a stiff sentence. This will have consequences in the short-term and long run. Now, possession of a controlled substance is no longer a felony in California. It is a misdemeanor, punishable by up to one year in prison. This includes drugs like: Heroin Cocaine Morphine Prescription drugs In…

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