By Christine Skolnik
From “Drug cartels invade the northwoods of Wisconsin.”
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“Prohibition makes cannabis very dangerous,” Justin Kemp, director of the Southeast Wisconsin chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, or NORML,” said.
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Kemp is surprisingly in sync with law enforcement when it comes to one particular concern about the northwoods grows.
“It`s the fact that they have to run these generators. They have waste water. They`re probably using herbicides or synthetic pesticides trying to spray the crops,” Kemp said.
“We’ve got great trout streams on the Chequamegon-Nicolet that could be impacted. Wildlife could be impacted. Soils could be impacted for years to come,” Suzanne Flory, spokeswoman for the US Forest Service said.
“They are wrecking the environment. They are doing exactly what we don’t want to do to the planet because they have to grow it illegally,” Kemp said.”