Desert Hot Springs (DHS) is the first city to legalize large scale medical marijuana (MMJ) cultivation and dispensaries in southern California. So far 11 businesses were approved to cultivate MMJ using 1.7 million square feet (ft2) which represents $25 per ft2 in taxes to DHS for the first 3000 ft2 then $10 per ft2 after that – an enormous tax boon. Continue reading “Pioneering Medical Marijuana in Desert Hot Springs”