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Questions surround Oakland pot legalization vote

The idea of huge football field sized marijuana fields has some Bay Area people and governments very excited. But, ABC7 legal analyst Dean Johnson says the federal government could quickly put an end to the expansion of marijuana growing operations.

“For example, we found a large scale grow in Oakland — something that exceeded 1,000 plants, that would involve a 10 year mandatory minimum sentence in federal prison and the penalties could go up from their depending upon the facts,” said Dean Johnson.

Johnson said local U.S. attorneys have been advised not to spend too much time or money on marijuana prosecution right now, but that could change quickly and painfully.

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