Ontario First Nation to grow medical marijuana

Facility could provide up to 100 jobs for the Wahgoshig First Nation CBC News Posted: Nov 27, 2015 4:52 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 30, 2015 8:01 AM ET A tiny northern Ontario First Nation has announced plans to get into the medical marijuana business. The Wahgoshig First Nation, near Kirkland Lake, is partnering with an Ontario company called DelShen Therapeutics to convert a former forestry operation into a facility that will grow “pharmaceutical grade” pot. The medical marijuana grown will be a strain developed in the Netherlands, specifically for medical purposes. The entire operation is expected to cost $18-million. In a press Read More …