Re: “Pot producers will strain Northwest power grid” (TNT, 9-11).
So, our economy must provide extra electric power to eliminate the problem of pesky intermittent solar light that limits the profits of pot growers. They need artificial light to stimulate photosynthesis 24 hours per day in a plant that, in nature, would get that stimulus only in daytime from the sun.
Will environmentalists urge even more generous subsidies for solar power to help provide this electricity (at least in daytime on clear days) at artificially high costs borne by taxpayers?
Will indoor pot growers also resort to higher than …