Some growers hope to market to consumers across California through a legally defined and protected geographical identification system similar to what’s used in the wine industry.

Justin Calvino raked a hand beneath a shimmering marijuana plant, combing through chips of century-old apple trees and manure from his stable of miniature horses.

Come fall, the rich soil on his North Mendocino coast pot farm coupled with other factors like characteristic foggy mornings will yield high-grade sativa buds dripping with mind-altering potency — as well as notes of chocolate and lime.

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