Political Cartoon Blasts ‘State Licensed Mega Grows’
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A political cartoon is making the rounds in Southern Humboldt this week. It was submitted to us by the cartoonist who prefers to be anonymous. She said that a combination of the recent regulations passed both on a statewide and county level as well as the successful Ganjier’s event held last weekend prompted the drawing. From the bulldog chained to a greenhouse covered with dollar signs to endangered animals and local families huddled in a forest being cut down to make room for another marijuana grow, the cartoon hits the highlights of those who fear the recent regulations only make it easier for greedy growers to pillage the environment. Regulations, they fear, allow cannathugs to hand money to government officials in order to obtain licenses and exemptions which permit environmental destruction.
What about you? Do you think the new regulations are just greenwashing?