Marijuana Growers In The US Are Using Up $6 Billion A Year In Electricity

Washington canopy sufficient to meet mmj needs says LCB

As more states legalize marijuana in the US, pot cultivation is sucking up an ever-growing amount of energy from the grid. Since most of the legal weed is grown indoors, the pot industry burns through large quantities of electricity used to power lamps, ventilation systems, and air conditioning. A square foot of planting requires some 200 Read the full article…

How Legalizing Marijuana Could Help California Address Drought

California's drought is believed to be the worst in 1,200 years.

CALIFORNIA: A flight over Mendocino County puts California’s drought into stark perspective. You soar over arid hills, browning trees and bone-dry riverbeds. As the state continues to battle the drought and its effects, its leaders are considering every possible means to cut water usage, but there’s an obvious culprit that could merit a closer look: marijuana. Fully Read the full article…