Cannabis Could Reshape California City

California City is now home to the first cannabis dispensary within 70 miles of Bakersfield. And soon, it will welcome one more.

Bakersfield Now calls California City “the Central California hub for recreational and medicinal marijuana.” In addition to the opening of Cannabis World Cultivation, 10 delivery businesses are slated for the city — and they’re all offering a windfall of revenue, local jobs, and more.

Cannabis World Cultivation's Christopher Ellison says his company is even building a 24-unit apartment complex to house employees that have moved to California City.

"We have since decided to bring all of our team from San Diego here," he told Bakersfield Now.

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