Boom times for cannabis businesses as Californians, in a pandemic fog, isolate indoors

Huckleberry Hill Farms
Brian Phillips, 60, has been self-medicating with pot since he was a boy when he got in a car accident.
(Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)

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Susanne Rust is an award-winning investigative reporter specializing in environmental issues. She is based in the Bay Area.
Carolyn Cole is a staff photographer for the Los Angeles Times.