Saturday, January 24, 2009

CA: Out With Pet, In With Pot

California may be cracking down on pet owners, but it is exploding with pot growers. Authorities are hampered by conflicting state, federal and county laws governing marijuana. Consequently, marijuana is being grown in homes, backyards, even in our national parks. Since the 1960s, the so-called Emerald Triangle — Northern California's Mendocino, Humboldt and Trinity counties — has increasingly become the haven for people looking to make a living growing marijuana. Marijuana is the major cash crop in those counties. Click to read CNBC's Anchor Trish Regan's story.

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