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What is penal code 22900?

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    Mark A. Broughton | Hammerschmidt Broughton Law
    2445 Capital Street
    Fresno, CA 93721
    (559) 233-5333
    It is a crime for selling/possessing/transporting tear gas or a tear gas weapon in California. The punishment for this charge is up to a year in the county jail, and/or a $2,000 fine, so it is a misdemeanor.
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 7/12/2013
    Francis John Cowhig | Universal Law Group, Inc.
    430 S. Garfield Avenue
    Alhambra, CA 91801
    (626) 308-9936
    Penal Code 22900 states: "Any person, firm, or corporation who within this state knowingly sells or offers for sale, possesses, or transports any tear gas or tear gas weapon, except as permitted under the provisions of this division, is guilty of a public offense and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not exceeding one year or by a fine not to exceed two thousand dollars ($2,000), or by both that fine and imprisonment."
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 7/11/2013
    John Danelon | Ellis & Abouelsood
    535 Main Street #305
    Martinez, CA 94553
    (925) 726-4529
    The exact text of the code is in regards to tear gas and reads as follows: "Any person, firm, or corporation who within this state knowingly sells or offers for sale, possesses, or transports any tear gas or tear gas weapon, except as permitted under the provisions of this division, is guilty of a public offense and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not exceeding one year or by a fine not to exceed two thousand dollars ($2,000), or by both that fine and imprisonment."
    Answer Applies to: California - Replied: 7/11/2013
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