California Laws regarding marijuana under Prop 64.

  • It is illegal to provide marijuana to minors under the age of 21 for non-medical purposes.
  • Adults over 18 selling or giving to a minor is still a felony.
  • While adults 21 and older can posses marijuana. It's still illegal to smoke/consume in public places, unless it is allowed by a local ordinance.
  • Marijuana cannot be smoked in places where state law already prohibits tabacco smoking, including restaurants and theaters.
  • Possession of marijuana is never allowedon school grounds or day cares, and that includes school parking lots.
  • It's important to be aware that people cannot consume marijuana or possess an open container of marijuana while driving or even riding a passenger in a motor vehicle.


Welcome to the Coalition for Placer Youth. Thanks for visiting our site.


We are a group of parents, educators, community leaders and volunteers that come together for one reason: to help prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth in Placer County.

A recent survey of Placer County teens shows that alcohol, marijuana, illegal prescription drugs and other drug use is happening at alarming rates.

Our goal is to give parents and concerned community members the information, resources and education necessary to help raise awareness of the problem, offer easy solutions, and give parents the power to get involved and take action to prevent and reduce teen substance abuse in Placer County.

We hope you find this site useful and always welcome your feedback. Please submit any feedback, questions or concerns using our CONTACT US page.



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The Website was developed in Partnership with Placer County HHS, Community Health, and in part under the grant number 1H79SP015810-01 from the Office of National Drug Control Policy and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The views, opinions, and content of this publication are those of the authors and contributors, and do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions or policies of ONDCP, SAMHSA, or HHS, and should not be construed as such.