Legal Marijuana Market Takes A Hit In California’s Emerald Triangle
The closure of marijuana dispensaries and a federal crackdown on medical-pot cultivation are leaving growers in the North Coast California redwoods with harvested stashes many can’t sell.rnrn
The pot market is crashing in California’s legendary Emerald Triangle. The closure of hundreds of marijuana dispensaries across California and a federal crackdown on licensing programs for medical-pot cultivation are leaving growers in the North Coast redwoods with harvested stashes many can’t sell. Purportedly legal medical cultivators are fleeing to the black market. So much cheap weed is getting dumped in the college town of Arcata, some local dispensaries say business is down 75 percent.