I can’t tell you how long we have been waiting for somebody to write the blindingly obvious..
The New Scientist not only tells it like it is but provide alternatives..
Growing cannabis can consume astonishingly large amounts of electricity and water, as well as damage ecosystems, but it doesn’t have to be that way
When California legalised the recreational use of cannabis in 2016, Houston Wilson saw an opportunity to study the plant’s environmental impact. To say his research has been challenging would be an understatement. He was refused official permission to visit farms in 2018 because some of his funding comes from US federal sources – and cannabis is still illegal at the federal level. Even meeting marijuana growers in neutral venues proved difficult, because some farmers were still unwilling to talk after operating outside …
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