29 Nov '12, 9pm

Pot farmers grow green, go green with solar power

Pot farmers grow green, go green with solar power

It’s horrible enough that dastardly marijuana growers have taken to squatting in abandoned McMansions and bogarting electricity as part of an ongoing campaign to transform the nation's youth into glassy-eyed, Dorito-chomping pacifists, who, any day now, might flee to Denver, Boulder, or, god forbid, Tacoma . Now, according to an absurd story by the Associated Press , illegal pot cultivators are “increasingly using solar power to operate large-scale operations in an attempt to remain off the grid.” Quelle horreur! After I read the AP's “pot farmers go green with solar” trend piece, I was left just a touch confused. According to the story, two — one of them being “elaborate and sophisticated” — pot growing operations that used PV panels to power water pumps have been busted in New Mexico. One of the busts was in 2010 and the other just last month. Sounds like a terrible epid...

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