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As part of the recent trend of legal medical and recreational marijuana, the state of Utah is considering a bill that would allow edible medical marijuana to be used to treat select debilitating conditions.

The Utah state legislature held a panel on the issue last week, in which Drug Enforcement Agent Matt Fairbanks discussed in grave detail the dangers of stoned rabbits, as part of a warning of how growing the herb can negatively effect the environment.

But was Fairbanks right? First of all, let’s hear what he had to say. “I come to represent the actual science, and I come with severe concerns,” Fairbanks told the panel. “My concern is regarding the language of growing marijuana, how quickly any type of cash crop can get out of hand. There’s no language about cost for enforcement, which would exist regarding protection for the environment.”

Agent Fairbanks is a member of a marijuana eradication group in Utah, and noted that while in the mountains removing the weed, he encountered rabbits that “cultivated a taste for marijuana where one of them refused to leave us. And we took all of the marijuana around us, but his natural instincts to run were gone.”…