Tweed Farms Granted License For Entire 350,000 Square Foot Facility

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ON, Sept. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Tweed Farms Inc. (Tweed Farms), wholly owned subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX.V: CGC) (Canopy Growth), has received Health Canada approval to commence cannabis cultivation in all 350,000 sq. ft. of the facility's growing space, a ten-fold increase from the previously licensed area.

"We realized very early that diversified growing platforms would allow us to produce a greater range of products, some suited to indoor growing and others that thrive in a greenhouse environment," said Bruce Linton, Chairman and CEO of Canopy Growth. "We can leverage the production capacity of the greenhouse to meet the needs of an evolving market that will increasingly require scale as we move closer to licensed cannabis oil sales and as more and more patients seek medicinal cannabis as a treatment option."

Given the scale of growing capacity, Tweed Farms will produce genetically consistent cannabis plants efficiently using tissue...

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