A schedule I drug
Effects of Marijuana in the body
In males, regular use of marijuana can lead to lower levels of testosterone, and the development of female breasts.
In females, marijuana can lead to increased levels of testosterone, and pregnancy complications.
Legal consequences of possession, selling, or growing marijuana.
Possession of marijuana is considered a misdemeanor for the first two offensives, and can be considered a felony or misdemeanor on the third offense. Fines can be between 1,000-5,000 dollars.
Selling any amount of marijuana is considered a felony. Selling under 50 kg of it can lead to 5 years in jail, between 51-99 kg can lead to 5-20 years, and selling 1,000 kg can lead to 10 years to life. Minors selling within 1,000 ft of a school or designated location have double the penalty. Fines can be between 250,000-1,000,000 dollars.
Growing marijuana is also considered a felony. Less than 50 plants is 5 years in jail, between 50-99 plants is up to 20 years, and more than 1000 plants can be given life in jail. Fines can be between 250,000-1,000,000 dollars.
In Colorado, any person age 21 and older can have one once or less of marijuana for personal use. Anyone over 21 can have up to 6 marijuana plants, in which three can not be full grown
Testing for Marijuana
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