A new report finds that marijuana cultivation accounts for as much as 1 percent of energy use in states such as Colorado and Washington. The electricity needed to illuminate, dehumidify, and air-condition large growing operations may soon rival the expenditures from big data centers, which themselves emit an estimated 100 million metric tons of carbon into the atmosphere every year. TakePart
We ought to grow it outdoors in places suitable for it. Seems logical. There are plenty of suitable places around the world to grow pot on a large scale commercially.
How Nazi drug abuse steered the course of history. The Guardian