Medical marijuana facility gets zoning approval in Tecumseh, Ontario

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Zoning to accommodate a medical marijuana facility in Oldcastle has been approved by the Town of Tecumseh.

Town council hosted a public meeting Tuesday night to discuss the operation on Outer Drive and approved the zoning change.

The property owner asked to re-zone the land so it can be sold to a prospective buyer called Global Organiks, which wants to open a medical marijuana facility there.

That company plans to buy the land and then hire about 10 workers to start, and 27 when at full capacity.

Global Organiks originally planned to build five new greenhouses, but now says it will build a steel structure instead.

The proposed facility would produce about 50,000 grams of medical marijuana every month.

Prescriptions will be shipped to patients by courier. There will be no public access to the building.

Global Organiks will now apply for approval from Health Canada.

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