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California / Marijuana #263821

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 16, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Humboldt Cnty., California) Multi-million dollar marijuana business in north California examined; species of marijuana there noted as highly potent; details given. [MAN - discusses business] Demands placed on domestic growers, especially in California and Hawaii, said due to periodic crackdowns by Mexican government on their fields. Films shown. Estimate given of income from bus [Chamber of Commerce president Larry BASQUEZ - comments on economy] Attitude of town towards marijuana industry considered.
REPORTER: David Dow (KIEM-TV newstape)

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:30

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