Indoor cultivation methods are a byproduct of the illegality of marijuana. Once legal in Canada, it is likely the preferred growing method will be outdoor/sun-grown, which is less-energy intensive.
People smoking marijuana on Parliament Hill on April 20, 2014. Regulation related to the legalization of marijuana, if done right, could be beneficial to the environment, writes Kelly Coulter. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
VICTORIA—Last week was a good week for cannabis and climate.
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Terrorism is not an existential threat. We need to confront it on multiple levels but we cannot give in to narrow policies and laws that undermine our overwhelming strength: the fact that our ways of life and societies are far superior to whatever the terrorists can offer.
But the next steps must be the development of a well thought out Canada-wide adaptation strategy—a national adaptation plan—guided by an overarching vision and set of objectives that reflects the complex implications of climate change.