The abuses in the illicit marijuana industry are well-documented: abuse of water rights, environmental abuse of land and water, and more.
The "more" includes evidence of sexual abuse inside the marijuana trade in the Emerald Triangle of California's North Coast.
Investigative reporter Shoshana Walter talked to many women forced into sexual acts while they worked as pot trimmers.
The abuse extends to sex trafficking.
Shoshana Walter visits with details of her investigation... and what authorities are doing to address the situation.