Daphne Matziaraki

5:25pm

Thu December 12, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Behind the scenes on a pot farm in Mendocino

Federally, marijuana production is still a major crime, one that can land you in prison for decades. Yet, in northern California, there’s a whole economy built around it. They call the area the Emerald Triangle – made by Humboldt, Trinity and Mendocino counties. In Mendocino specifically, the gradual decline of the lumber industry led to marijuana becoming one of the county’s major commercial crops over the last decade.

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