so you have a med card, carrying legally, and you're traveling within California, which, even if you didn't have a med card, carrying under an ounce warrants the same penalty as a parking ticket
why is this a problem?
You're on Federally owned transportation, under the jurisdiction of Federal Marshals, who do not recognize MMJ and who will charge you under federal law...http://norml.org/ind...=&Group_ID=4575
Possession of marijuana is punishable by up to one year in jail and a minimum fine of $1,000 for a first conviction. For a second conviction, the penalties increase to a 15-day mandatory minimum sentence with a maximum of two years in prison and a fine of up to $2,500. Subsequent convictions carry a 90-day mandatory minimum sentence and a maximum of up to three years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000.
Distribution of a small amount of marijuana, for no remuneration, is treated as possession. Manufacture or distribution of less than 50 kilograms of marijuana is punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. For 50 kilograms or more the penalty increases to a possible 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $1,000,000. Manufacture or distribution of 100 kilograms or more carries a penalty of 5 - 40 years in prison and a fine of up to $2,000,000. For 1000 kilograms or more, the penalty increases to 10 years - life in prison and a fine of up to $4,000,000.
Amtrac has a histroy of doing things like thiscannabisnews.com: Amtrak Snitches On Riders for Profits
So, do not, under any circumstances, carry over 110.231131 pounds with you.
Edited by tharedhead, 18 February 2011 - 04:23 AM.