LA Times: Santa Barbara Now Stinks
Marijuana’s Environmental Damage — video by Dr. Mourad Gabriel
The chemicals used to grow today’s marijuana are causing an environmental disaster. Carbofuran, for example, is banned in the U.S. Illegal marijuana growers are not concerned about poisoning the soil, water supplies and the wildlife. They’re in it to make money, no matter the cost to society.
Humboldt County Sheriff Details Problems Stemming from Legalized Marijuana
Environmental Impacts of Illegal Marijuana Cultivation
Click here to see report by the California Land Trust:
Calif has 50,000 marijuana cultivation sites –California Land Trust Frontiers 6.1.2017
See also the Silent Poison page
Back Country Drug War — The Atlantic
Illegal Pot Farms are Poisoning California’s Forests
Secret growers are taking advantage of the state’s remote stretches of public land-and the environmental impact is severe. In the gray half-light of dawn, eight figures creep through the dry pine forest near Quincy, California. Seven of them wear camo uniforms bearing the logos of various government agencies: U.S.