On The Game’s track “California Vacation,” Snoop Dogg proclaims, “We grow the best weed on the West Coast,” and, while I may be biased, I absolutely agree. Still, there’s more to cannabis than quality. Researchers investigating the impact of indoor growing upon the environment side with Snoop, the most sustainable place to grow indoor cannabis is in the LBC.

A recent study published in Nature is the first of its kind to attempt to quantify greenhouse gas emissions across the US caused by growing cannabis indoors. The study found that:

  • on average, growing a gram of cannabis inside a commercial grow produces as much greenhouse gas as driving a car for nine miles.
  • Out of a pool of 1,011 cities modeled by researchers at Colorado State University, the…

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