BOYLE HEIGHTS ( — Los Angeles’ first marijuana farmers market began Friday.

The California Heritage Market will run 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday at West Coast Collective on Esperanza Street in Boyle Heights.

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The market will be open to card-carrying cannabis patients who will get the chance to meet growers, educate themselves and get better prices by cutting out the middleman, according to executive administrator Paizley Bradbury.

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The event will feature up to 50 vendors, including glass blowers, edibles and even author Michael Green, who wrote the book “Modern Marijuana Living: Lighting the Way to a Healthy Lifestyle”.

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