Truro Herbal Co. growing ever closer to medical marijuana production

TRURO - Production of Nova Scotia’s first, legalized medicinal marijuana grow operation is expected to begin next summer if all goes according to plan.

The Truro Herbal Co. (The THC) has received Stage 3 approval from Health Canada under the federal medical marijuana production regulations.

Company president Evan Price said he is hoping production will be underway by next July or August.

“It’s not just something that you do overnight,” he said, of the heavily scrutinized approval process required to set up a legalized marijuana grow op.

The THC is now reviewing security system protocols and developing a construction plan for the new facility to be built in the Truro Business Park.

With passage of the latest stage in the approval process, Price said the company now is able to close the 6.3-acre land purchase deal with the Town of Truro. He plans to hand a cheque over to the...

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