Marijuana’s complicated legal status has created equally complex social systems surrounding the crop.
- How has cannabis cultivation changed over time (the past 40 years), and how will it change following increased liberalization in California and abroad?
- How has commercializing legislation affected the agricultural, social, and environmental practices of export-oriented non-legal producers?
- What effect do policy and industrial changes have upon social relations in cannabis-producing communities and through the cannabis commodity chain?
Who participates in cannabis cultivation and under what conditions, and to what extent does participation change across spatial, racial or class-based lines of difference?