California Health and Safety Code Section 11357

Simple possession of marijuana and concentrated cannabis (hash) is covered under this statute. Concentrated cannabis is defined, for the purposes of this statute, under California Health and Safety Code Section 11006.5, while marijuana is defined under California Health and Safety Code Section 11018. Possession of concentrated cannabis and possession of more than 28.5 grams of marijuana, are misdemeanor offenses, while possession of less than 28.5 grams of marijuana is an infraction.

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California Health and Safety Code Section 11357

"(a) Except as authorized by law, every person who possesses any concentrated cannabis shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for a period of not more than one year or by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500), or by both such fine and imprisonment, or shall be punished by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 of the Penal Code.
(b) Except as authorized by law, every person who possesses not more than 28.5 grams of marijuana, other than concentrated cannabis, is guilty of an infraction punishable by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars ($100).
(c) Except as authorized by law, every person who possesses more than 28.5 grams of marijuana, other than concentrated cannabis, shall be punished by imprisonment in a county jail for a period of not more than six months or by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500), or by both such fine and imprisonment."