Bord na Móna could use power station waste heat to grow cannabis

A change in the law and a new state agency would be needed if cannabis was to be legally cultivated in Ireland, according to the semi-state

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
20th October, 2019

Waste heat from power stations could be used to warm greenhouses for cannabis cultivation by Bord na Móna. However, a change in the law and a new state agency would be needed if cannabis was to be legally cultivated in Ireland, according to the semi-state.

The proposals were detailed earlier this year in a departmental briefing note to Minister of State with responsibility for Natural Resources Sean Canney. The note was obtained by...

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