State and federal law prohibit the maintenance of any location for unlawful activities. A person who opens or maintains any place for the purpose of unlawfully selling, giving away or using any controlled substances may be charged with Meth Labs, a felony.
What does the prosecutor have to prove?
1. Defendant opened or maintained any place;
2. Defendant did so with the specific intent to sell, give away, or use a controlled substance. [Cal Crim No. 2440]
With probation 0-364 days
Misdemeanor: 0-364 days