Cannabis black market poses threat to CA rural communities

Law enforcement officers raid an illegal cannabis farm in Siskiyou County’s Mount Shasta Vista. They found hundreds of pounds of processed and unprocessed cannabis. Photo courtesy of Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times © 2022.

The consumer price index has risen by 8.3% since last August. It comes as the cost of important essentials such as food, medical care, and rent increases.

The iIllegal cannabis market is taking over rural California and crippling local farmers. It’s also brought environmental destruction and worker exploitation.

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