A state legislation signed by Gov. Jay Pritzker locations limits on the quantity of water and electrical energy growers can use in addition to setting necessities for water runoff and wastewater.
The legislation applies to each leisure and medical marijuana companies in Illinois, the place adult-use gross sales are anticipated to start Jan. 1.
The sustainability necessities of the brand new legislation are among the many strictest within the nation, in line with Sam Milton, a advisor for Local weather Assets Group, which helps companies pursue sustainable practices.
“It positively places Illinois at or close to the highest when it comes to state insurance policies for power and environmental efficiency for cultivation amenities,” Milton advised the Belleville Information-Democrat.
Managing power and water utilization is an ongoing subject for marijuana companies.
Extra particulars on the laws necessities will be discovered right here.