Trimmers in Humboldt Talk About ‘Sexual Exploitation in the Trim and Grow Scene’
On Friday, ABC News 7, out of the Bay Area posted a story about the sexual exploitation of trimmers. They did this after the North Coast Rape Crisis Team put out a flyer entitled “Sexual Exploitation in the Trim and Grow Scene.”
In the video above, ABC News 7 interviews three trimmers. As the report states,
Another trimmer says a 25-year-old grower raped her when she was 14 years old. Trimmers, she explains, often don’t report sexual assault because they work in an illegal business and are afraid of losing such a good income and of retaliation. “They want to go to the cops because they’re so traumatized, but they don’t because they fear for their life,” she told the I-Team.