Delta 9, Manitoba medical marijuana facility, offers glimpse inside

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Amid controversy surrounding illegal medical marijuana dispensaries in Canada, one government-approved Manitoba grower agreed to show how his business operates from the inside.

John Arbuthnot is the vice-president of Delta 9, the only medical marijuana growing facility in Manitoba that's licensed to sell cannabis.

The warehouse in the east end of Winnipeg houses about 1,000 marijuana plants and is licensed to produce about 380 kilograms per year.

Employee trimming marijuana plants a Delta 9 in Winnipeg

An employee is seen trimming marijuana plants at Delta 9. (CBC)

"These are some of the most potent and some of the priciest varieties that we have in our product portfolio," Arbuthnot said as he gave a CBC Manitoba crew a tour of the growing rooms this week.

Arbuthnot said he got the idea for starting the business years ago after seeing the benefits of medical marijuana for some of his relatives who...

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