Comes down to more than bragging rights. Veg indoors is expensive. So yield a square foot or acre matters as well as bottom dollar. State's that legalized have limited space gardens. So yes that matters growing big plants. If feds pass laws it's going to be acres and acres of field grown cannabis. Bottom dollar will change the current models.
Black market well here it's hard to hide 30ft plants. Unless you have very tall ceilings, it's just not easy or likely to veg that tall.
Only here to discuss cultivation theory, check out genetics and their reviews, technology for this trade, and cannabis politics. Not currently partaking in any cannabis pleasure other than discussions.