Is the smell of weed repelling tourists from Santa Barbara?

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Santa Barbara County leads the state in marijuana growing, and the smell of skunk from all those greenhouses is overwhelming. Wineries are angry, saying the stench is scaring off tourists.

We also look at how the county become a legal pot hotspot. It turns out the pot industry has a lot of political power.

Credits

Guests:
Nick Welsh - executive editor, Santa Barbara Independent - @SBIndpndnt, Hilary Bricken - Harris Bricken / Canna Law Group - @CannaBizLawyer

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Rosalie Atkinson, Adriana Cargill