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Cannabis farm was a model for California's legal industry. Then came a sheriff's raid

February 17, 2020

In the last two years, county supervisors voted to allow grows of unlimited size and number, with little or no vetting, turning a county famous for its wine-tasting and scenic coastline into California's new and unexpected breadbasket of marijuana cultivation.... The Jan. 22 raid highlights how little officials knew about the operations they approved for state licensing