A medical cannabis processing company is expected to locate in the North Branch Industrial Park in Mexico Farms, bringing up to 20 jobs to the area, according to Allegany County officials.
The Allegany County Board of Commissioners met Thursday at the county office complex on Kelly Road where they voted unanimously to grant a five-year lease to Abdo Development, who will be subleasing the space to the medical cannabis processing company, Bouquet Labs.
Bouquet Labs was recently granted a license by the Maryland Cannabis Commission. The commission focused its latest round of awards on companies with women and minority representation. Bouquet Labs has 90.25% women and minority ownership.
“We are very lucky to have developers of this stature taking an interest in Allegany County,” said Nathan Price, county project manager. “We feel this is a great opportunity to increase employment.”
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