Are drugs illegal in California?

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asked Jan 21 in Law Enforcement/Police by adamschull (790 points)
Are drugs illegal in California?

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answered Jan 21 by 766moporter (2,060 points)
Drugs are illegal in California.

If you possess illegal drugs in California or illegal controlled substances then you can face jail and prison time if caught with them.

Drugs that are illegal drugs are illegal in any state and having them in your possession can get you into serious trouble.

In California, possession of a controlled substance, such as illegal drugs like heroin or cocaine or prescription drugs not obtained with a proper prescription, is against the law.

If you are caught in possession of any usable amount, you face legal consequences.

A drug felony, in California, consists of a crime that carries a maximum sentence of more than one year in either jail or prison.

The most serious of general felonies could even be punished with a life sentence.

A list of drugs that are illegal in California include.

Cocaine.
Heroin.
Opiates.
Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (also known as “GHB”)
LSD.
Peyote.
Certain prescription drugs including oxycodone (Oxycontin) and hydrocodone (Vicodin)

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