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States Want Pot to Grow Greener as Legal Cannabis Expands, Bloomberg Environment, July 19, 2019,

States Want Pot to Grow Greener as Legal Cannabis Expands Bloomberg Environment, Posted July 19, 2019, 12:01 PM https://news.bloombergenvironment.com/environment-and-energy/states-want-pot-to-grow-greener-as-legal-cannabis-expands Sustainability considered as part of legalization Regulations address pesticides, air quality As more states legalize recreational and medical marijuana, they’re confronting the reality that cannabis production involves using huge amounts of pesticides, energy, and water, while generating tons of plant and packaging waste. The result is a patchwork of air, water, pesticide, and waste regulations for the industry across dozens of states, even as the substance remains illegal at the federal level. States like Michigan, where the Marijuana Regulatory Agency will begin accepting business licenses in [...]

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