California’s current indoor cannabis grow operations are not sustainable, says the CEO of SuperCool™ Systems

Company founder and CEO Jason Snyder says California’s legal indoor marijuana facilities will need to rely on systems like SuperCool’s sealed Pod growing units – which dramatically conserve water and electricity while confirming to local building regulations.

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Could Marijuana Become California’s Next Big Ag Crop? – Marijuana News

California farmers are known for producing some of the finest fruits, vegetables and nuts in the world. But what if the state’s big agriculture also included marijuana?

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California Marijuana Growers Reel From Cannabis Farms Consumed By Wildfires

Mike Ray stands on what's left of his marijuana farm, following the Butte Fire in Calaveras County, California, in mid-September, 2015.  Image: Mike Ray via IBTimes.com
 
The 2015 wildfire season, among the worst in recent memory, took a major toll on the state’s marijuana industry.
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California marijuana growers are new drought target

A dog patrols marijuana plants growing in Shelter Cove in Humboldt County, California. Water quality control boards around the state have begun cracking down on practices that affect local water supplies. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times
 
Pot growers have been put on notice by state regulators that they will have to follow the same rules as the rest of the agriculture industry in protecting the state's drought-stricken water supply.
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California cannabis farms under threat from wildfires

A wildfire rages near Clearlake, California. Photo: AP

Growers of medical cannabis say smoke is affecting crops.

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California Gov. Jerry Brown signs law targeting illegal marijuana grows

A warden with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife hacks down pot plants found growing in a deep ravine in the Sierra Nevada foothills. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
 
Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed into law a measure allowing steep civil fines against marijuana farms that damage the environment by dumping wastewater and chemicals, removing trees and killing wild animals.
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California City Creates Innovation Zone for Marijuana

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The city of Arcata has created what is believed to be the nation’s first-ever land use designation specifically meant to promote and regulate the production of marijuana and cannabis-related products.
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Sacramento County Board of Supervisors Says Marijuana Cultivation is a Water Waster

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In California this week, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors revised its water code to declare marijuana cultivation a form of water waste.
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