Ganja Growers Go Green

An industry long haunted by negative connotations and a lack of sound research finds new opportunities in sustainability. VIEW IMAGES Marijuana plants are harvested for sale in states that have legalized medicinal and/or recreational use. PHOTOGRAPH BY LYNN JOHNSON, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CREATIVE By Austa Somvichian-Clausen In the U.S., one square foot…

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A California Plan on Cannabis Regulation Is Getting Props Worldwide

In his new gig heading the U.S. Department of Justice, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has kicked up plenty of dust over cannabis, from erroneously aligningthe plant with heroin to threatening to reignite our deadly drug war, which Sir Richard Branson called “a trillion-dollar failure.” But while Sessions was making headlines with ill-considered claims for the past few months, entrepreneurs and lawmakers in Los…

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