Every Californian 21 or older now has a right to grow up to six marijuana plants per household for personal use. But Proposition 64 also says cities or counties can “reasonably regulate” homegrown pot, and cities are increasingly testing the limits of what’s considered “reasonable” with temporary bans, pricey permit programs and more.
The tools and technology behind growing cannabis at home can range from something as basic as a shovel to Silicon Valley-style automated appliances that can be placed in a living room and monitored on a smart phone.
Use these no-fail DIY instructions to grow your own cannabis at home. You can grow up to six plants under California law. While it won’t be the same quality as pricey connoisseur-grade stuff, it can be as good as anything you’d buy at a dispensary.
Criminal defense attorney David Pullman, who specializes in defending people accused of drug crimes, gives answers to common questions about cannabis. Click through to submit your own questions for future columns.
Although many landlords haven’t yet updated their leases to address marijuana in a post-Prop. 64 world, you should look out for several common lease provisions that determine whether (and how) you can use or grow marijuana at your rental home.