First Nations Cannabis Company Helping Finance New University of Guleph Cannabis Research Center
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First Nations Cannabis Company Helping Finance New University of Guleph Cannabis Research Center

U of G hopes to break ground on a new $20 million facility in the spring.

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December 5, 2018
GulephToday.com

Plans for a new Guelph Centre for Cannabis Research are moving forward at the University of Guelph, with a professor researching cannabis at the university hoping ground will break on the project as early as this spring.

The proposed $20 million center is in the planning stages, with half of the funding committed by Wiisag Corporation, a First Nation cannabis company headquartered in Neyaashiinigmiing, Ont.

“We still don’t have the whole bucket full of cash required to put this infrastructure project in place, but I am still planning on breaking ground in the spring,” said Mike Dixon, professor at University of Guelph.

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