Marijuana growing facility looking to expand in ManassasPosted by On

The future of a recreational marijuana marketplace in Virginia may still be up for debate, but Jushi Holdings is looking to expand as a high priority.

MANASSAS, Va. — A massive marijuana growing facility in Manassas is already making plans to expand as the future of legalizing a marijuana marketplace in Virginia remains up for debate.

Jushi Holdings owns the 96,000-square-foot facility plus six medical cannabis stores in Northern Virginia. Although it’s already legal to possess small amounts of marijuana for adults 21 or older, lawmakers stopped short of creating a framework that would allow retail sales.

Jushi, one of four licensees in the commonwealth, is working with other advocates and lawmakers, including Del. Paul Krizek (D-Fairfax County) to change the law.

Supporters say outside of the tax revenue, it could help curb the millions of dollars benefiting the illicit market.

“I’ve seen all the good cannabis has done – from job creation and infrastructure, to tax dollar collections and ensuring public safety,” Jushi Chief Strategy Director Trent Woloveck told WUSA9.

The company already invested $100 million in the Manassas location since it opened in December 2020. The retail store attached to the growing…

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