Environmental Downside of Cannabis Cultivation (growing Marijuana)

It is almost funny to hear all the mostly left-wing wacko’s that are supporting the Green New Deal are also pushing for the legalization of recreational marijuana. There are few things that are worse for the environment than growing tobacco and marijuana (cannabis, hemp). You cannot grow tobacco or marijuana without stripping the trees first. Deforestation is something every environmental scientist agree is the very worst thing affecting the environment.

Marijuana farming hurts environment, new study finds

https://www.sciencedaily.com › releases › 2017/10

Oct 31, 2017 – Without land-use policies to limit its environmental footprint, the impacts of cannabis farming could get worse, according to a new study …

The Environmental Downside of Cannabis Cultivation

https://daily.jstor.org › the-environmental-downside-of-cannabis-cultivationJun 18, 2019 – Wide-scale cannabis cultivation is causing environmental damage. … chronic pain, and the side effects of cancer treatments, topped $12 billion worldwide in 2018, … Rodenticide wired to a snap-trap beneath marijuana plants.

We must study marijuana’s impact on the environment before

https://www.theguardian.com › commentisfree › dec › canada-marijuana-l…
Dec 4, 2018 – The focus on human health with Canada’s legalization has highlighted the lack of discussion on the potential effects of on freshwater supplies.

Everything you need to know about pot’s environmental impact

https://grist.org › living › everything-you-need-to-know-about-pots-enviro…
Apr 19, 2016 – Americans smoke a lot of weed. It’s a little tricky to get a handle on the actual numbers — there’s that whole “illegal” thing in a lot of places ..

We Must Study Marijuana’s Impact on the Environment … – IISD

https://www.iisd.org › blog › marijuana-environment
Dec 7, 2018 – We Must Study Marijuana’s Impact on the Environment Before It’s Too … discussion on the potential impact of cannabis on the environment, and …

Marijuana: An environmental buzzkill | DiscoverMagazine.com

discovermagazine.com › sept › high-consequences
Marijuana: An environmental buzzkill. Illegal pot growers have turned public lands into industrial agricultural sites. And the ecosystem effects are alarming.