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In January recreational marijuana officially becomes legal in California; and one city is ready to light up.

American Green, a marijuana focused technology company has bought the town of Nipton, California with plans to turn it into a pot-tourism destination. Located in San Bernardino County the town has a population of six people and was snatched up for the price of $5 million.

The sale includes more than 120, all properties and a working solar farm. The company says it envisions a pot paradise where people can tour a marijuana farm, shop in dispensaries and stay at a weed friendly bed and breakfast. A consultant working on the project says the idea is to create a place where people can come and experience the drug which is still considered illegal under federal law.  read more »