Blurred Lines In California’s Cannabis Capital
BBC Radio weighs in on Humboldt County, States Rights and Northern California’s cash crop
The aroma of marijuana is rarely far away in the town of Garberville, in northern California’s Humboldt County, but as a topic of conversation it remains taboo – at least for outsiders.
It feels like a 1960s hippie town that never quite grew up. Garberville nestles in the thick of the mighty redwood forest to the north of San Francisco – but it isn’t just the ancient tall trees that draw people to these parts.