From the Seattle Times. As if we didn’t suspect as much.
Getting high in Washington state has turned into a low for the environment, as trash from the booming pot industry clogs gutters, sewers and landfills. Fertilizers from grow operations end up in Puget Sound, and millions of pounds of waste could be composted, but aren’t. Meanwhile, synthetic marijuana known as K2 is making headlines in Connecticut, where more than 70 people overdosed in one day.