A MEDICAL cannabis company is a step closer to building a 30,000sqm production and manufacturing site in the Ballina Shire.
THC Global Group Limited confirmed that the Office of Drug Control (ODC) has moved their application into an assessment phase.
A spokesman from THC Global said the ODC was currently reviewing the application and will be coming back to the company with any questions the authority may have.
If the ODC approves the project, a series of greenhouses to be built in Ballina could produce more than 50,000kg of medicinal cannabis annually in the first stage of production.
THC Global has also expanded the land the company is planning to operate from in Ballina.
“Compared to when we were previously talking about the potential to employ people in that region and promoting more education activities with universities as part of our cannabis research, we now have the ability to…