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Laura Cavaness places earplugs to block out noise from passing trains in a room at the Hotel Nipton, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Nipton, Calif. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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Now that one of the nation’s largest cannabis companies has bought the entire California desert town of Nipton, a question remains: Will the new owners rename the place Potsylvania?

By JOHN LOCHER and JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press August 5, 2017