Gallery: Renewable Energy Mandatory for Marijuana Cultivation in Boulde...

 

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It seems only natural that pot should be grown in a sustainable manner with the use of renewable energy. A new law in Boulder, CO requires Medical dispensaries that grow any of their own product to offset 100% of the electricity they use to grow their plants with renewable energy. This could certainly be a boom for clean power use in the area, but there is certainly some opposition to the regulation (regarding this particular line of business) as well as how it might limit who can afford to abide by the new rule.

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  1. jobo May 24, 2010 at 12:12 pm

    The provision is expected to face legal challenge, and the speculation is that it won’t survive since no other commercial business in the city have the same mandate.

    Then there’s the matter of the state legislation just passed, expected to be signed, and though Boulder is a home rule city, which legislation will take precedence.

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