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Another cause of California's drought: Pot farms

Another cause of California s drought Pot farms MNN Mother Nature Network

A single marijuana plant requires 6 gallons of water every day.


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But a single marijuana plant brings so much joy!

"It's one of the main cash crops of the state." Marijuana sales are projected to reach nearly $1 billion in California in 2014.

(Brace yourself.)

That number could actually be hard to predict: the California drought is predicted to tighten marijuana supplies and drive up pot prices around the country.

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