The purple haze over Arizona was caused by a marijuana farm, but it’s not what you think


Cara Smith took a picture of the scene about 6:30 a.m. Friday on her way to work at Copperstate Farms, the largest medical marijuana wholesaler in the state.She lives about two miles west of the farm and says she can't usually see the lights from her house."The purple lights are always there but don't usually light up the sky like this," she told CNN. "It had snowed that morning and was still very foggy and cloudy."Snowflake is in Navajo County, Arizona, about 175 miles northeast of Phoenix and 50 miles southwest of the Petrified Forest National Park.The county posted Smith's photo on its Facebook page, which got residents talking about it.Some people complained about light pollution, while others said it was pretty.Copperstate Farms has 40 acres of greenhouses — about the size of 30 football fields — that use a combination of red and blue lights at night to help its plants grow, according to a company spokeswoman.ThRead More – Source