California Health and Safety Code Section 11358(d)(3)(A)-(G)
(d) Notwithstanding subdivision (c), a person 18 years of age or over who plants, cultivates, harvests, dries, or processes more than six living cannabis plants, or any part thereof, except as otherwise provided by law, may be punished by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 of the Penal Code if:
(3) The offense resulted in any of the following:
(A) Violation of Section 1052 of the Water Code relating to illegal diversion of water.
(B) Violation of Section 13260, 13264, 13272, or 13387 of the Water Code relating to discharge of water.
(C) Violation of Section 5650 or 5652 of the Fish and Game Code relating to waters of the state.
(D) Violation of Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code relating to rivers, streams, and lakes.
(E) Violation of Section 374.8 of the Penal Code relating to hazardous substances or Section 25189.5, 25189.6, or 25189.7 of the Health and Safety Code relating to hazardous waste.
(F) Violation of Section 2080 of the Fish and Game Code relating to endangered and threatened species or Section 3513 of the Fish and Game Code relating to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, or Section 2000 of the Fish and Game Code relating to the unlawful taking of fish and wildlife.
(G) Intentionally or with gross negligence causing substantial environmental harm to public lands or other public resources.
What does this mean? Cannafornians may face up to 3 years of Jail Time for growing more than 6 plants if:
(1) Uses more water than they are allowed to, especially during droughts.
(2) Discharging Water unlawfully (think wasting water)
(3) Hurts any wild-life by dumping waste into water
(4) Diverts water from rivers, streams, lakes, etc (think building an illegal dam for your grow)
(5) Not properly getting rid of hazardous waste
(6) Endangering the endangered and other wild life
(7) Environmental harm to the public
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