Peter McCusker writes for Cannabis Business Executive…….
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SCOTLAND’S first home-grown cannabis medicines could be in UK patients’ hands in early 2022 after work started on a new £15m cultivation and production facility in the Borders.
With the UK’s one million-plus medical cannabis users currently reliant on imports, home-grown and black market suppliers this marks a significant milestone.
Hilltop Leaf says it hopes to harvest the first crop from 120,000 sq ft facility – equivalent to the size of two football pitches – later this year.
CEO Hamish Clegg told BusinessCann: “The main brands in the UK are Canadian and Dutch and we now have the opportunity to become one of the UK’s first domestic cannabis brands.
“This is a significant moment for the UK medical cannabis industry. Our aim is to deliver medicines and support to UK patients and help reduce the country’s reliance on imports.”
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