In another example of the ongoing disconnect between federal and California law, a United States prosecutor demanded a Northern California county's marijuana records. The records involved deal with how the county authorized and regulated cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes.
Because federal law still treats all marijuana as illegal, Californians continue to face uncertainty regarding what could potentially count as a serious drug cultivation offense.
In California, local counties and cities have the authority to decide whether individuals can grow marijuana. Growers need to seek a permit and comply with some other laws. Mendocino County charged $1,500 for permit applications and allowed growers to cultivate numerous plants after paying a $50 identification fee for each.
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