Pot plant gets licence

January 30, 2014

The former Hershey chocolate factory here will be cultivating a new product for the first time in six years, after Health Canada approved a licence for a medical marijuana production facility.

Tweed Inc. received its approval from Health Canada to grow marijuana for medicinal purposes earlier this week.

“Now, we get to get on with actually building the business instead of preparing for receipt of the licence,” said Tweed chief executive officer Chuck Rifici. Read More