Port Alberni could be the home of B.C.’s very first “campus” for craft cannabis.
The management team from Wild Coast Capital hosted an information session on Monday, June 24 at the Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel to inform the community about their plans to build B.C.’s first cannapark. The public meeting drew a small crowd of interested residents, who had plenty of questions about the project.
Wild Coast co-founder Brian Harris says “cannapark” is a “coined word” to describe a purpose-built industrial park that can be leased to independent cannabis growers.
“We would like to think of it as a cannabis campus,” he laughed. “It will be a home for some really talented industrial cannabis growers.”
His goal is to form a “collective intelligence” of growers who are trying to get micro-licenses for their operation but have not yet found a way to be a part of the new, legal industry. When fully operational, the cannapark will offer small-scale cannabis cultivators a turn-key solution for market entry.
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