Reviewing reasons why the cannabis industry can’t claim sustainability just yet.


Cannabis is one of the oldest domesticated crops, with humans growing it for thousands of years. The plant’s origins can be traced to the Tibetan Plateau as far back as the mid-Oligocene epoch.

The last ten-odd years have presented a drastic change in many people’s relationship with the plant, particularly after following roughly six decades of harsh consumption and growing penalities. And as legalization has begun to be commonplace, cannabis has become a commodity.

But like every industrialized product, corporations have been quick to seize opportunities, lay out market strategies, and grow cannabis products for profit – contrasting many of it’s purely…

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