Cannabis cultivation could soon bring as many as 50 new jobs to Madison County.
Mississippi native Jared Kobs, the founder of Kudzu Cannabis, is building a 30,000-square-foot medical cannabis growing facility along Commercial Parkway West, in hopes that the state will soon approve cannabis for medical use.
Kobs purchased 22 acres of land along Commerical Parkway West to build the facility earlier this year.
The Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA), which approved selling the land for $330,000 back in May, estimates that the project will generate 30 new jobs and $7 million in investments.
“We’re really expecting between 30 and 50 jobs and the cultivation facility will be more like $8 million,” Kobs said. “It’s going to be awesome. It really is.”
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