If you believe marijuana plant tending is a lost art, read what recently happened in Chester County, S.C.
Personally, I was always afraid of marijuana--even in its hey day of the 60s, 70s and early 80s. Grass everywhere, it seemed. At parties, on university-sponsored trips in vans I took during graduate school, sprouting up in basements.
The weed isn't dead--by a long shot.
Read about it in the headline link above.