420 with CNW — House Committee Backs Using Drones for Identifying Illicit Marijuana Grows

July 13, 2021 03:25:47

More than a decade after launching a state-legal cannabis industry, America’s illicit cannabis market is still going strong. One of the objectives of legalizing marijuana was to draw clientele away from the black market and deprive the criminal organizations behind it of revenue from cannabis sales, but most states have failed to do major damage to illicit cannabis sales. To add insult to injury, a large percentage of illegal marijuana is grown on public land, and since cannabis is a water-intensive plant, these illegal grows tend to steal a lot of water as well.

In a bid to curb the use of public land to grow illicit cannabis, an influential House committee has backed the use of drones by law enforcement in California to spot these illicit grows. Attached to a spending bill for the state’s Department of the Interior and Environmental Efforts, a report by the House Appropriations Committee talks about illegal cannabis cultivation on public land…


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