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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 10. UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT [11000 - 11651]

  ( Division 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1407. )
  

CHAPTER 10. Control of Users of Controlled Substances [11550 - 11595]

  ( Chapter 10 added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1407. )
  

ARTICLE 1. Addicts [11550 - 11555]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1407. )

  
11553.  

The fact that a person is or has been, or is suspected of being, a user of cannabis is not alone sufficient grounds upon which to invoke Section 11551 or 11552.

This section shall not be construed to limit the discretion of a judge to invoke Section 11551 or 11552 if the court has reason to believe a person is or has been a user of narcotics or drugs other than cannabis.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 27, Sec. 159. (SB 94) Effective June 27, 2017.)