Sustainable, environmentally-friendly farming practices may not have been the initial goal, but are among the unintended side effects of cannabis prohibition in this country.

Canada’s newly legal cannabis industry might still be in its infancy but the legacy of illicit growers continues to contribute to greener agricultural practices across the globe.

The once covert operations -- meant to keep cannabis cultivation under police radar -- can be credited with creating innovative farming techniques that curb agricultural waste and save on natural resources like space and water.

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Jerry Langton ~ Leafly.com

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