For some time, I’d been hearing stories from my sources in the interstate marijuana racket about law-abiding “civilians” turning to the game because of the recession, and so, armed with introductions, I hit the road to meet some of these unlikely criminals face to face. That’s how, on a hot evening in June, I found myself in Dan’s Northern California kitchen.
Family, kids, minivan—and drug dealing. In our November/December issue, Tony D’Souza explains how the recession has driven average Americans into the game. (via motherjones)