Selectmen gave the go-ahead Thursday to a company that plans to open a recreational cannabis growing operation.
The town granted licenses to Ice Water LLC, allowing the company up to 2,000 square feet for growing cannabis. The business is leasing 6,000 square feet in an industrial building at 12 Center Park Road, which is off Route 196.
“What we’re looking to do here is be involved in the adult-use marketplace in the state of Maine that has recently opened and will be ramping up over the next 12 months or so,” said Rod Wintle, who owns Ice Water LLC with his son, Randy Wintle.
In October, licensed retailers were allowed to start selling recreational cannabis in Maine after Mainers voted to legalize the drug in 2016.
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