Brad Eckenweiler, chief executive of Lifestyle Delivery SystemsImage Mike Blood, Associated Press

Will small businesses survive in California’s new cannabis market?

Some fear corporate-level businesses will eventually doom mom-and-pop growers and sellers.

Drive by the High Desert Truck Stop, turn down a rutted road by the bail bond signs, slip behind a steel fence edged with barbed wire, and you can glimpse the future of California’s emerging legal pot industry.

In a boxy warehouse marked only by a street number, an $8 million marijuana production plant — a farm, laboratory and factory all in one — is rising inside cavernous rooms crisscrossed by electrical cables.

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