Health Canada has given the go-ahead for another large-scale Delta greenhouse to grow pot.
Emerald Health Therapeutics, a B.C.-based licensed producer of medical cannabis, today announced it has been granted approval to grow medical marijuana at the Village Farms International greenhouse in East Ladner. The joint venture is planning to grow recreational cannabis when it’s legalized this summer.
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A news release states the license permits Emerald Health to capitalize on its optimally designed 1.1- million-square-foot cannabis growing facility, called the Delta 3 greenhouse, which in its entirety is expected to “conservatively” produce more than 75,000 kilograms of marijuana annually.
It also states “the goal to be the low-cost cannabis Canadian producer at an all-in production cost of less than $1.00 per gram at full production” and that the joint venture is “well positioned to be a leading supplier in the imminent legal adult-use Canadian cannabis market.”
Conversion of the first 250,000 square foot section of the 1.1-million-square-foot Delta 3 is substantially complete and is expected