Growers are incensed by a recent proposal from the California Energy Commission that would require indoor growers to switch to light-emitting diodes (LEDs) by 2023. ????WW California has more.
- LEDs use much less energy than the standard metal halide or high-pressure sodium lights, but are also more expensive. According to one estimate, it would cost $255M for all growers in the state to make the switch.
- Last week, WeedWeek talked to a scientist who called indoor growing environmentally indefensible.
Bloomberg has a video of the mid-pandemic (outdoor) harvest at Wellfounded Botanicals.
- A study found consumers seem generally satisfied with the licensed cannabis industry, though they said prices are too high.