Cannabis Farmers Hit by Fire on Top of Plunging Prices and Legalization Uncertainties

Oct 30, 2017

Cannabis farmer Ashley Oldham lost her home to the Redwood Fire, but not her greenhouse
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They’ve been called the “wine country” fires – but cannabis farmers suffered losses in the recent firestorm as well.  Unlike vintners, whose grapes were nearly all picked, the cannabis harvest was just getting started when the fires struck. Reporter Sarah Reith visited growers in Mendocino County who are now reckoning with their losses.

See Sarah Reith's original report on KZYX