It is almost funny to hear all the mostly left-wing wacko’s that are supporting the Green New Deal are also pushing for the legalization of recreational marijuana. There are few things that are worse for the environment than growing tobacco and marijuana (cannabis, hemp). You cannot grow tobacco or marijuana without stripping the trees first. Deforestation is something every environmental scientist agree is the very worst thing affecting the environment.
https://www.sciencedaily.com › releases › 2017/10
Oct 31, 2017 – Without land-use policies to limit its environmental footprint, the impacts of cannabis farming could get worse, according to a new study …
https://daily.jstor.org › the-environmental-downside-of-cannabis-cultivationJun 18, 2019 – Wide-scale cannabis cultivation is causing environmental damage. … chronic pain, and the side effects of cancer treatments, topped $12 billion worldwide in 2018, … Rodenticide wired to a snap-trap beneath marijuana plants.