A 20,000kg per annum medicinal cannabis facility, featuring a huge glasshouse, will begin operating in the Lismore region within weeks, bringing with it much needed jobs.
Australian biotechnology company CannaPacific’s new production facility includes a 10,000 sqm Dutch glasshouse and high-security outdoor cultivation area, capable of producing over 20,000kg of premium cannabis flower per annum.
The company develops new cannabinoid-based medicines and received a licence by the Australian Federal Government to cultivate and research medicinal cannabis products via its 18ha Northern Rivers site.
The greenhouse and production areas will produce dried flower to full GACP (Good Agricultural and Collection Practices) & GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) standards.
This means that Lismore will now house not only the Northern NSW’ first licensed medicinal cannabis facility, but one of only a handful in Australia.
General manager, Joshua Dennis, said the operation is…