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Inside America's Pot Industry Slideshow

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Underground Industry

Growers in Northern California cultivate as much marijuana as possible without triggering a legal crackdown. Authorities are overwhelmed by the sheer number of growers and are hampered by conflicting laws. While California state law permits residents to grow a small number of pot plants, under federal law pot is flat out illegal.

Photo Credit: David Dellaria