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Cannabis: Is it good for the environment?

What do you think? Will legalization help the environment by removing wild land grows? Or will it hurt because of modern farming techniques and shipping?

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If it can be run on real farmland - instead of having to have hidden forest grows - it can be managed much better.

It doesn’t have to be destructive - but the situation of illegality has pushed it that way. Organic Cannabis grown in an ecologically conscious and regenerative fashion could help a lot of broken farmland heal…

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One of my clients, an environmental magazine, did a highly critical story about this topic: http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/eij/article/the_green_rush

Same as with many other farming, it CAN be destructive. But it CAN be done in harmony with the earth too.

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