Parker-Shames, P., Bodwitch, H., Brashares, J., Butsic, V.
Landscape and Urban Planning
Integrating socio-cultural data such as farmer interviews is critical for ecological models and understanding land use trends in cannabis production.
Biber, E., Moira O’Neill, M., de Genova, H., Froehlich, D., Hossack, J., Park, T.
Social Science Research Network
Legal researchers analyzed local and state cannabis laws regulating outdoor and mixed-light licensed commercial cannabis cultivation.
Dillis, C., Butsic, V., Martin, J., Reiman, A., Starrs, G., Grantham, T.
Environmental Research Letters
With the largest legal cannabis market in the world, California's cannabis crops face increasing wildfire impacts, leading to substantial economic loss.
Zócalo Public Square
Could Cannabis Help The American West Solve Its Thorniest Environmental Issues?
Getz, C., Petersen-Rockney, M., Polson, M.
After investigating the causes and effects of local cannabis cultivation bans, we recommend policy change.
Dillis, C., Butsic, V., Georgakakos, P., Portugal, E., Grantham, T.
Environmental Research Communications
Water use on unpermitted farms varies by watershed. With scenario modeling, we project the impacts of compliance with water extraction and off-stream storage.
Polson, M., Bodwitch, H., Corva, D., Getz, C., Laudati, A., Petersen-Rockney, M., Runsten, D., Taylor, K.
Left unaddressed, smaller businesses and farms will likely collapse. Of all actors in the cannabis market, the impacts of this current moment rest most heavily upon smaller producers.
Polson, M., Bodwitch, H., Biber, E., Butsic, V., Grantham, T.
Land Use Policy
There are many barriers to participation in California's regulated cannabis industry. Is there a way to achieve environmental objectives, farmer compliance, and an equitable transition away from illegal markets?
Polson, M., Butsic, V., Dillis, C., de Genova, H., Grantham, T., Herrera, L.R., Hossack, J., Laudati, A., Martin, J.V., Parker-Shames, P., Petersen-Rockney, M., Sorgen, J., Starrs, G.
This report presents multiple pathways for consideration by state and local governments in their efforts to improve cannabis cultivation policy.
Phoebe Parker-Shames' dissertation, submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management in the Graduate Division of the University of California, Berkeley
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