We Still Don’t Know Enough About The Marijuana Industry’s Environmental Impact

Read the full story from Fast Company.

It’s boom time for legal marijuana: In Colorado, revenue from sales is already at $1 billion, and by 2020, the industry is expected to out-earn the National Football League. But while cannabis is big business, it may also be damaging to the environment, according to a new article by environmental scientists William Vizuete and Kirsti Ashworth.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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