Inside the top secret cannabis factory growing medicinal drugs for patients

Inside the top secret $100million cannabis factory hidden in the suburbs growing medicinal drugs World-leading cannabis grower given look inside state-of-the-art new factory  Nestled in Melbourne's suburbs site capable of making $13million of marijuana Aimed at catering for the huge demand of patients needing medicinal cannabis  New legislation came into force in Victoria in 2017 allowing its use for epilepsy  

By Charlie Coë For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 11:31 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 11:31 GMT, 1 March 2019


A world-leading cannabis grower has given an inside look at Australia's largest cannabis factory hidden in the suburbs.

American Stock Exchange-listed Cann Group has constructed the country's largest state-of-the-art medicinal cannabis growing facility near Melbourne Airport.

Spurred on by new legalisation, the 37,000 sq m site is expected to cost the company $100million and employ 170 staff.

Using its size as a measure, the facility is capable of producing more than $13million worth of marijuana.

Medicinal cannabis was legalised for patients in exceptional circumstances in Victoria from 2017, with other states quickly following suit.

According to data by New Frontier Data, 4000 sq m can yield about $1.5million worth of marijuana.

In April, a new

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