Hemp farm to be established in Westmoreland

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica— Virtudes Company will, next week Thursday, break ground for the establishment of a hemp farm to grow and process medical cannabis.

According to a release from Virtudes, the farm will be located in Westmoreland.

Virtudes, a cannabis-based wellness company, said the launch will signify the beginning of a new wave of innovation in Jamaica during what it calls “a prime time for investment in a product that is set to add to the growth of the economy”.

Virtudes said that the hemp farm is envisioned to provide a transformative plant-based product to the world.

“Virtudes will commence as an investment in Westmoreland, Jamaica to grow and process medical cannabis at industry leading controlled farms,” the company said.

Agriculture Minister, Audley Shaw is scheduled to be at the ground-breaking ceremony.


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