No longer the ‘Devil’s Lettuce’: How the town of weed embraced weed

5/19/21–The City Council in Weed cracked open the door to the pot industry three years ago, allowing a medical marijuana dispensary to open on Main Street. Then last year, when a second dispensary opened, even as other businesses downtown suffered during lockdowns, Weed’s leaders turned fully embraced marijuana. Overall approval in the state of California for legal marijuana runs high, but it often collides at the local level with not-in-my-backyard-style rejection. Read